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Vd =

amount of drug in the body/ plasma drug concentration

it is a VOLUME, remember that if they give you the actual amount of drug per kg in a patient

2

t(1/2)=

(0.7 x Vd) / Cl

3

Cl =

rate of elimination / plasma drug concentration

Vd x Ke (elimination constant)

(0.7 x Vd)/ t(1/2)

4

Loading dose

(Cp x Vd)/ F

if IV F = 100%

5

Maintenance Dose

(Cp x Cl)/F

if IV F = 100%