Half-Life is the time required for half the amount of a medication to be eliminated or disintegrated by natural processes.
When discussing Migraine disease and other headache disorders, we sometimes discuss half-life in determining how long a medication stays in the body to help determine issues such as how soon after taking a mediation can different medication be used safely or how a nursing mother safely breastfeed without passing medication on to their infant. After five half-lives,...Read more
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