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What is the half life of Xanax?

A 0!5 milligram dose of Xanax has a half-life of 6-12 hours! Thanks for -ing! Any Suggestions here?

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  1. Bonny Reply:

    The two most common types of benzodiazepines are Alprazolam (Xanax) and Diazepam (Valium). Xanax takes approximately six to 12 hours to reach its half- life Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5407511_long-benzodiazepine-stay-body_.html

  2. Staci Reply:

    In an otherwise healthy adult, the half-life of Xanax is eleven hours. A half-life means how many hours it takes for half of the drug to have left your body. You can find more information here: http://www.rxmed.com/b.main/b2.pharmaceu

  3. Emelda Reply:

    Half life is the period of time for a substance undergoing decay, to decrease by half. Also the name originally was used to describe a characteristic of unstable atoms. More:http://answers.ask.com/Science/Other/how_to_calculate_half_life

  4. Melita Reply:

    The mean plasma elimination half-life of alprazolam (Xanax XR) has been found to be about 11.2 hours (range: 6.3-26.9 hours) in healthy adults. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-half-life-of-xanax-xr

  5. Sherron Reply:

    Xanax (alprazolam) takes 1-2 hours to reach peak plasma level, and has a half life of 12-15 hours. More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_he_half_life_for_360mg_of_xanax

  6. Lucilla Reply:

    What is the OTHER half life – 30 hours, but when is the entire of xanax? I know it’s 1/2 life can range from 7 medication eleminated from the plasma? ANATOMY: got it. thanks 4

  7. Odessa Reply:

    oh dear! let me explain as youre not understanding this right!!!!at least i dont think you are!lets say you take 0!5 mg of xanax (assuming the half life is 10 hours) then in 10 hours youll have 0!25 mg (half) of the dose in your blood! in another 10 hours, youll have half of the half, or 0!125 mg! in another 10 hours, youll have 0!0625 mg! and so on! hope that helps!

  8. Dayle Reply:

    While the half-life is stated as above, I think the second respondent is referring to the amount of time in which alprazolam can still be detected in the body.

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