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What literature do physicians use to know the onset times of medications? I have pdrs and nursing drug handbooks and nothing?

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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In brief: PAckage insert

Usually the package insert, which is basically what the pdr is, has the data about the onset and duration and half-life of the medication.
You can get a pretty good idea from that about when the medication starts to have an onset of action. This is all data the fda requires the companies to analyze before they approve a drug.

In brief: PAckage insert

Usually the package insert, which is basically what the pdr is, has the data about the onset and duration and half-life of the medication.
You can get a pretty good idea from that about when the medication starts to have an onset of action. This is all data the fda requires the companies to analyze before they approve a drug.
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