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1mg dose of klonopin (clonazepam) lasts for about 8 hours.Half life 18-60 hours.The half life seems meaningless if it only therapeutically works 8 hrs.Explain?

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Dr. Robert Killian
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In brief: Therapeutic

Of course these are just standards for a general population.
But, therapeutic levels represents a blood concentration that is high enough to see the effect of the medication still working. Blood levels of the chemical/drug/medicine are detectable but not at a level to provide with the well known effect of the medication.

In brief: Therapeutic

Of course these are just standards for a general population.
But, therapeutic levels represents a blood concentration that is high enough to see the effect of the medication still working. Blood levels of the chemical/drug/medicine are detectable but not at a level to provide with the well known effect of the medication.
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