HIV/AIDS Glossary

Cmax

Synonym(s): Peak Concentration

A pharmacokinetic measure used to determine drug dosing. Cmax is the highest concentration of a drug in the blood, cerebrospinal fluid, or target organ after a dose is given.

Related Term(s): Cmin, Pharmacokinetics

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Diagram of drug absorption and elimination in the body.

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