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posology

 [po-sol´ah-je]
the science of dosage or a system of dosage. adj., adj posolog´ic.

po·sol·o·gy

(pō-sol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of pharmacology and therapeutics concerned with a determination of the doses of remedies; the science of dosage.
[G. posos, how much, + logos, study]

posology

/po·sol·o·gy/ (pah-sol´ah-je) the science or a system of dosage.posolog´ic

posology

(pə-sŏl′ə-jē, pō-)
n.
The study of the dosages of medications.

po·sol·o·gy

(pŏ-sol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of pharmacology and therapeutics concerned with a determination of the dosages of drugs; the science of dosage.
[G. posos, how much, + logos, study]

posology (pō·sˑ·l·gē),

n the study of dosage quantity and prescription. See also dosage and effective dose.
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Positron emission tomography (PET).

po·sol·o·gy

(pŏ-sol'ŏ-jē)
Branch of pharmacology and therapeutics concerned with determination of doses of remedies; the science of dosage.
[G. posos, how much, + logos, study]

posology

the science of dosage or a system of dosage.

posological table
one listing drugs and their dosages.
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Furthermore, there are some inconsistencies with a view to the posology as compared with the ESCOP monographs on Ispaghula husk and seed.
Further paragraphs include information on posology and method of administration, contraindications, warnings, undesirable effects and further risk information, if required, as well as pharmacological properties for well-established medicinal use products.
We are pleased that the EMA recognized the importance of this therapeutic profile and recommended approval of the change in the posology of Circadin from 3 weeks to 3 months of treatment," said Professor Nava Zisapel, CSO of Neurim Pharmaceuticals, adding, "Importantly, Circadin's efficacy was maintained for at least 3 months and safety was maintained over the entire six months of treatment.
Thus, after the definition of a plant drug and a summary of its constituents, each monograph has a section on Clinical Particulars (indications, posology and method of administration, contraindications, warnings, interactions etc.
The overall information from this study will also allow selection of the correct dose and posology for subsequent clinical studies in Alzheimer's Disease.
However, green tea, like any active principle, needs to be used at the right composition and the right posology to exert a pharmacologicaly significant effect.