Fried's rule

Fried's rule

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the dose of a drug for an infant less than 2 years old is obtained by multiplying the child's age in months by the adult dose and dividing the result by 150.

Fried's rule

a method of estimating the dose of medicine for a child by multiplying the adult dose by the child's age in months and dividing the product by 150. See also Clark's rule.