effective half-life


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effective half-life

[ə¦fek·tiv ′haf ‚līf]
(nucleonics)
The half-life of a radioisotope in a biological organism, resulting from a combination of radioactive decay and biological elimination.
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The effective half-life of enalaprilat following multiple doses of enalapril maleate is prolonged at this level of renal insufficiency.
The patent also describes a method for increasing the effective half-life of drugs using these novel compositions and a method of treating diseases using the liposomes containing the drug-cyclodextrin complexes.
Upon multiple dosing, lisinopril exhibits an effective half-life of accumulation of 12 hours.

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