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Use the Respond link to post responses and materials that pertain to this assignment. Use the Respond link beneath any existing postings to respond to them. Module 2: Assignment 1 Discussion Potency and efficacy are two of the most misunderstood concepts in the area of drug use. Many overdoses occur because the potency of the newly purchased drug is higher than that of the previously used drug. These concepts apply to drugs of abuse as well as over-the-counter medications. Steven has a headache. He reaches for some pain relievers in his medicine cabinet. He finds two bottles: acetaminophen (325 mg) and ibuprofen (200 mg). The instructions for the acetaminophen say take 2 tablets (650 mg total). The instructions for the ibuprofen say take 2 tablets (400 mg total). Steven assumes that because the dose is higher for the acetaminophen, it must work better. To assist Steven with making an educated decision about which medication to take, complete the following: What are potency and efficacy, and how are they different? What other factors might influence Stevens decision? Write your initial response in 150200 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Respond This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Print View Show Options Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and the date and time the response is posted. Sort byResponse Sort byAuthor Sort byDate/Time* (an instructor response) Potency and Efficacy Faculty Harrington 4/30/2016 4:32:57 PM M1A1 Kutrina Burks 5/11/2016 11:52:26 AM RE: M1A1 Sunserea Conner 5/12/2016 11:00:03 PM (an instructor response) RE: M1A1 Faculty Harrington 5/13/2016 5:42:40 PM * Times are displayed in (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)