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Maintenance Dose and the Dosage Interval

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

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Description:

The time between doses in a multi-dose regimen is determined by the drug half-life, the maintenance dose, the therapeutic index and issues of patient convenience. The interval between doses for many drugs is less than or equal to the half-life of the drug.

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