overdosage


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overdosage

 [o″ver-do´saj]
1. the administration of an excessive dose.
2. the condition resulting from an excessive dose.

overdosage

/over·do·sage/ (o″ver-do´sij)
1. the administration of an excessive dose.
2. the condition resulting from an excessive dose.

overdosage

(ō′vər-dō′sĭj)
n.
1. The administration of an overdose.
2. An overdose.

overdosage

1. the administration of an excessive dose.
2. the condition resulting from an excessive dose.
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The adverse effects due to overdosage can persist for several weeks.
Liver damage and impaired glucose tolerance after paracetamol overdosage.
Overdosage may result in death through hepatic injury.
The disposition and kinetics of intravenous N-acetylcysteine in patients with paracetamol overdosage.
When enteric-coated aspirin is involved, proper absorption may be delayed and the level of overdosage may not be apparent.
It is recommended that clinicians administering neuromuscular blocking agents, such as ZEMURON, employ a peripheral nerve stimulator to monitor drug effect, need for additional doses, adequacy of spontaneous recovery or antagonism, and to decrease the complications of overdosage if additional doses are administered.
When prescribing codeine-containing drugs, healthcare providers should choose the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time and inform patients and caregivers about these risks and the signs of morphine overdosage.
Additional information includes: RDAs of vitamins and minerals, FDA pregnancy categories, controlled substances, management of acute hypersensitivity reactions, drug- induced prolongation of the QT interval, commonly-used calculations, normal lab values, general management of acute overdosage, and the national hotline of the Poison Control Centers.
This reference outlines the chemistry, storage, pharmacology, uses and indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications/precautions, reproductive considerations, adverse effects, overdosage concerns, drug interactions, and animal-specific doses of approximately 400 veterinary drugs.
The inquest jury returned a verdict of death due to Cardio Respiratory Failure - secondary to multiple drug and alcohol overdosage.
Overdosage has been linked to anemia and worsening of cardiovascular disease.
Supplemental material found in the appendix includes tables of normal laboratory values and instructions for the management of acute overdosage.