peak concentration

peak concentration

the maximum amount of a substance or force, such as the highest concentration of a drug measured after it is administered.
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The peak concentration of CO is increased by adding the catalyst, the increase being more noticeable after adding CaC[O.
Recent studies have shown that peak concentration of nicotine in cigarette and shisha are the same but, the relatively long duration users smoke the shisha result in considerably greater nicotine exposure.
A Pearson's correlation analysis was used to analyze the relationship between the peak concentration of Mn [sup]2+ of the vitreous humor and CNR.
It has a peak concentration of 17-55 minutes, so it's particularly well suited for shorter cases.
In pharmacokinetic comparisons of buccal versus sublingual administration of misoprostol, the sublingual route results in greater peak concentration, which may cause more adverse effects.
This result indicates that the time to reach the peak concentration of caffeine is highly dependent on individual differences and more stable for the clearance phase.
Mean time to maximal peak concentration ranged from 1 to 2 hours at day one and at day 28 of dosing.
In group II patients, peak serum concentrations were achieved at 3 hours with peak concentration being 8.
1979; French, 1985), Chatwin's graphical method (Krenkel, 1962), peak concentration method (Rutherford, 1994) and crown concentration method (Devens, Barbosa Jr, & Sivla, 2006);