Medication Half-life

by Cathy Parkes February 03, 2022

A medication's half-life is the amount of time it takes for the amount of medication in the body to be reduced by 50%.

A medication's half-life is the amount of time it takes for the amount of medication in the body to be reduced by 50%.

Medications with short half-lives leave the body quickly, while medications with long half-lives leave more slowly, increasing the risk for toxicity.


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