optimal dose

op·ti·mal dose

(op'ti-măl dōs)
The dose of a drug or radiation that will produce the desired effect with minimum likelihood of undesirable symptoms.

op·ti·mal dose

(op'ti-măl dōs)
Dose of drug or radiation that will produce desired effect with least likelihood of undesirable symptoms.
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Continuous long-term delivery of exenatide with Intarcia's osmotic mini-pump system allows optimal dose selection for improved glycemic control ensures adherence and improved patient tolerability
What we hope to determine is the safe and optimal dose of drug in the brain," Kesari said.
While most of the panel agreed that the recommended dose had been shown to be clinically effective, they said that the optimal dose for treating ulcerative colitis (UC) had not yet been determined and that postapproval studies are needed to address optimal dosing, subpopulations of patients who may benefit most from treatment, and long-term safety.
Moreover, the subset of patients who received the optimal dose of WIG for the entire 3-year period had little to no decline in these measures from baseline, suggesting that clinical progression of the disease had been effectively halted.
I read with interest the article from Kim et al (1) regarding the optimal dose of propofol during airway procedures under sevoflurane anaesthesia.
The trial is ongoing, and researchers will continue to study the optimal dose and monitor antitumor activity.
Additional research is needed to determine which strains of probiotic organisms are effective and what the optimal dose is.
The clinical trial's objectives include investigating both the safety and efficacy of Melanotan in this new formulation, as well as establishing the optimal dose.
The drug has long been used off label to effect cervical ripening in labor induction, but there has been no agreement on the optimal dose or interval between doses, said Dr.
Companies are now marketing CYP450 genotyping tests to physicians and the public to help predict optimal dose and drug efficacy.
Good news, assuming Americans are receiving that optimal dose of fluoride.
They automatically check for drug-drug interactions with other prescribed and over-the-counter medications, and more sophisticated ones suggest optimal dose and administration based on data about patients' weight, height, age, sex, renal, and liver function.

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