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Determining the Maintenance Dose of an Oral Drug Needed to Achieve a Steady State Concentration in a Patient in Renal Failure

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

The steady state concentration of a drug can serve as the target for an orally administered drug. In addition to adjusting the maintenance dose, it is sometimes necessary to adjust the loading dose in patients with renal failure.

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