Plasma terminal half-life.

@article{Toutain2004PlasmaTH,
  title={Plasma terminal half-life.},
  author={P. L. Toutain and Alain Bousquet-M{\'e}lou},
  journal={Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={427-39}
}
Terminal plasma half-life is the time required to divide the plasma concentration by two after reaching pseudo-equilibrium, and not the time required to eliminate half the administered dose. When the process of absorption is not a limiting factor, half-life is a hybrid parameter controlled by plasma clearance and extent of distribution. In contrast, when the process of absorption is a limiting factor, the terminal half-life reflects rate and extent of absorption and not the elimination process… CONTINUE READING

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