How long does clonidine remain in the system?
- 14 Apr 2010 by leepere
- 17 April 2010
The plasma half-life ranges from 12 to 16 hours. The half-life increases up to 41 hours in patients with severe impairment of renal function.
It takes 5.5 x elimination half life for a medicine to be cleared from ones system. Therefore clonidine will be in one's system for approximately 88 hours (using 16 hours half life ... this may vary).
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