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5. Average values of Michaelis-Menten pharmacokinetic parameters for phenytoin in adults are Vmax = 500 mg/d and Km = 4 mg/L. What are the expected average doses of phenytoin that would produce steady-state concentrations at the lower and upper limits of the therapeutic range (10–20 mg/L)? 6. A new immunosuppresant, Noreject, is being studied in the renal transplant clinic where you work. Based on previous studies, the following area under the serum concentration/time curves (AUC) were measured after single doses of 10 mg in renal transplant patients: intravenous bolus AUC = 1530 mg ⋅ h/L, oral capsule AUC = 1220 mg ⋅ h/L, oral liquid AUC = 1420 mg ⋅ h/L.

During drug development, it is very common to use the drug half-life as the initial dosage interval for the new drug compound until the pharmacodynamics of the agent can be determined. 693 ⋅ V)/Cl, ke = Cl/V. The half-life and elimination rate constant for a drug can change either because of a change in clearance or a change in the volume of distribution. Because the values for clearance and volume of distribution depend solely on physiological parameters and can vary independently of each other, they are known as independent parameters.

The extrapolated serum concentration at time = zero (C0) is calculated using a variation of the intravenous bolus equation: C0 = C/e−ket, where t and C are a time/concentration pair that occur after administration of the extravascular dose in the postabsorption and postdistribution phases. Either valproic acid concentration can be used to compute C0. 0495 h )(24 h) = 70 mg/L. 7 L. Multiple-Dose and Steady-State Equations In most cases, medications are administered to patients as multiple doses, and drug serum concentrations for therapeutic drug monitoring are not obtained until steady state is achieved.

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