... literature in Gabapentin says its half life is 5-7 hours..so does that mean that half the medication is out of your system in that amount of time? So it would be completely out by 14 hours? I'm taking a dose just at morning and night and trying to figure out if 12 hours is too far to space it apart. Thanks
The half life is how long it takes for half the drug to be out of your body. Five times that is how long it takes to be totally gone. For example if you took 200 mg. In five hrs there would be 100 left. At the end of another 5 hrs there would be 50 left, etc. Therefore it would take 25 hrs. To be totally gone.
- Gabapentin Information for Consumers
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