peak effect

peak effect

[′pēk i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
In certain hard superconductors, the occurrence of a maximum in the value of the critical current as the external magnetic field is varied, near the critical magnetic field.
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Similar to cocaine, methylphenidate increases dopamine (and norepinephrine) activity in the brain, but, administered orally, takes longer to reach peak effect, consistent with a lower potential for abuse.
Thus, if one basal insulin has a greater peak effect than another, it will have a greater hypoglycemic potential at higher as compared to lower doses.
peak effect time, and duration of medication outlined in each chapter.
The mixture of 11 pyrethroids was administered either simultaneously (2 hr before testing) or after a sequence based on times of peak effect for the individual chemicals (4, 2, and 1 hr before testing).
At least 95% of patients were using orally administered drugs - The time to first noticing a reduction in pain had a median time of 20 minutes - In this survey the median time to peak effect of the current BTCP rescue medications was 30 minutes
Other topics include thermal transients in MgB2 conductors, theories of peak effect and anomalous Hall effect, doping effects on the superconducting properties of bulk and PIT MgB2, optimizing critical current density, and microwave response of ceramic samples.
Its peak effect occurs one to three hours after it is taken by mouth, and a usual dosage is .
Van Poucke et al(2) showed that concerns about the high plasma concentrations that result from targeting the effect-site with a TCI device can be addressed by reducing the peak plasma concentration by as much as 60% with only a minimal prolongation of the time to peak effect.
The onset of bronchodilation begins within minutes but proceeds more slowly to a peak effect 1 to 2 hours after inhalation.
In the United Kingdom, where the latest National Health Service contract with primary care physicians pegs as much as a third of their income to meeting performance goals, Muttucumarasamy Mahendran, MD notes that his practice in Milton Keynes now has to "work out when we will measure blood pressure to coincide with the peak effect of the medications.
YOU should begin to see results from statins after a few weeks, with a peak effect in four to six weeks.