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173 d−1. The concentration/time line can be extrapolated to the y-axis where time = 0. Since this was the first dose of phenobarbital and the predose concentration was zero, the extrapolated concentration at time = 0 (C0 = 15 mg/L in this case) can be used to calculate the volume of distribution (Figure 2-4): V = D/C0 = 600 mg/ (15 mg/L) = 40 L. FIGURE 2-4 For a one-compartment model, the body can be thought of as a beaker containing fluid. If 600 mg of phenobarbital is added to a beaker of unknown volume and the resulting concentration is 15 mg/L, the volume can be computed by taking the quotient of the amount placed into the beaker and the concentration: V = D/C0 = 600 mg/(15 mg/L) = 40 L.

Pharmacokinetic constants can also be calculated for use in the equations. If a steadystate concentration is obtained after a continuous intravenous infusion has been running uninterrupted for 3–5 half-lives, the drug clearance (Cl) can be calculated by rearranging the steady-state infusion formula: Cl = k0/Css. For example, a patient receiving procainamide via intravenous infusion (k0 = 5 mg/min) has a steady-state procainamide concentration measured as 8 mg/L. 625 L/min. If the infusion did not run until steady state was achieved, it is still possible to compute pharmacokinetic parameters from postinfusion concentrations.

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