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A • 100 50 • 10 20 30 40 50 60 A • • 70 80 • 90 Alter Abb. 1 Beziehung zwischen Koffeinclearance und Alter bei 61 Patienten (ausgeschlossen waren Leberkranke und der EinfluG von Enzyminduktoren und Inhibitoren). 43 Fur Hexobarbital, das als Cytochrom P 450-Substrat gilt und dessen Elimination durch Rauchen nicht beeinflugt wird, findet sich ebenfalls eine Verminderung der Clearance im Alter. Dementsprechend liegen die 12-Stunden-Plasmakonzentrationen nach oraler Gabe von 250 mg Hexobarbital im Mittel bei Lebergesunden uber 50 Jahren signifikant hoher als bei jungeren Patienten (Abb.