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fafy
08-13-2008, 05:03 PM
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If a drug has a T1/2 of 9.6h, the best dosing interval would be:
a. weekly
b. biweekly
c. semiweekly
d. qid
e. daily
I would say 4 times a day. Is it correct?

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Fafy

exednyc
08-13-2008, 07:11 PM
Hello Fpgee takers,
first good luck to all of you who are waiting for the june 08 results. Hold on, the good news is close.
And to the december 08 test takers, even more good luck to you.

If a drug has a T1/2 of 9.6h, the best dosing interval would be:
a. weekly
b. biweekly
c. semiweekly
d. qid
e. daily
I would say 4 times a day. Is it correct?

From Quick Review: Pharmacy (Appleton & Lange's Quick Review Pharmacy: Questions & Answers) (http://www.amazon.com/Quick-Review-Pharmacy-Appleton-Questions/dp/0071446745/ref=si3_rdr_bb_product)

Fafy

Hey Fafy:

Hmmmm! Usually the dosing interval should be about equal to the half-life, if the drug concentration must be kept less than or equal to 50&#37;. So my guess would be "daily". Of course I am not sure and could [most probably] be wrong!

Lemme know!

fafy
08-13-2008, 08:50 PM
I don't know the answer. Maybe if someone has the book, he could enlighten us!
If it is daily, so it is 2.5 times the t1/2. So maybe you're right.

ncstate
08-14-2008, 01:04 AM