peak level

peak level

the highest concentration, usually in the blood, that a substance reaches during the period under consideration, after which it declines, such as the highest blood glucose level attained during a glucose tolerance test.

peak level

Therapeutics The highest serum level of free or unbound drug in a Pt based on a dosing schedule, which is usually measured ±12 hr after an oral dose of a drug. See Therapeutic drug monitoring. Cf Trough level.

peak lev·el

(pēk lev'ĕl)
The highest concentration reached by a drug, as determined by therapeutic drug monitoring.
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Some markets made the list even though their current home prices are still below the peak level reached prior to 2007.
House prices in Britain are still 16% below the peak level they reached and the official economic forecast is for them to still be 2% below that peak level even in 2018/19.
The report predicts that by 2015, house prices will still be around eight per cent below their 2007 peak level in cash terms and around 24 per cent lower in real terms after adjusting for inflation.
Summary: Flood waters in the city of Rockhampton in Queensland are hitting what is expected to be their peak level.
22, 2010 (CENS) -- Faced with strong market demand, BenQ-AUO Group, a leading electronics firm in Taiwan, expects to see its revenue return to the level prior to the financial tsunami and even surpass the peak level in the past, said K.
We examined the maximal peak level of the blast in the brain transmitted from the blast in the air, as well as, brain tissue changes that were detected with the microscope, says Annette Saljo, one of the scientists who conducted the study.
As a tablet, codeine is given as 15, 30, 60 mg tablets, but there is also a solution that contains 15 mg/5 mL = 3 mg; that would probably give you a peak level of 0.
Understanding the Yerkes-Dodson inverted U hypothesis, guides musicians to focus on achieving their peak level of performing.
The anticoagulation effect of Coumadin persists beyond 24 hours, so the INR level that was phoned to the physician the next day, July 18, did not reflect the peak level from the 10 mg of Coumadin previously given.
With solar activity expected to continue at a peak level for another year, the sun's rage is far from over.
Trucks--Steel casting shipments are forecast to decline 90,000 tons in '00 as production of medium to heavy trucks decrease from a peak level in 1999.
It's a very competitive business that requires a lot of dollars not only to buy into, but to operate at a peak level.