Gender in the Pharmacy: Does It Matter?

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Science  10 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5728, pp. 1572
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5728.1572

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Studies of how women's and men's bodies process drugs have turned up mostly minor differences. But some drugs may be less or more effective in women or cause more side effects, and other variations may await discovery.