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How much drug excreted during the 2nd "half-life" period?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: See below

Half-life means how long it takes for half of the remaining substance to degrade or be cleared from the system. So if you have 1g, then during the 1st half-life, 500 mg is gone.
You're left with 500 mg. After the 2nd half-life, 250 mg is gone, leaving 250 mg, and so on.

In brief: See below

Half-life means how long it takes for half of the remaining substance to degrade or be cleared from the system. So if you have 1g, then during the 1st half-life, 500 mg is gone.
You're left with 500 mg. After the 2nd half-life, 250 mg is gone, leaving 250 mg, and so on.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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