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cur·a·tive dose (CD),

1. the quantity of any substance required to effect the cure of a disease or to correct the manifestations of a deficiency of a particular factor in the diet;
See also: CD50.
2. effective dose used with therapeutically applied compounds.
See also: CD50.
Synonym(s): therapeutic dose

therapeutic dose

Etymology: Gk, therapeia, treatment, dosis, giving
the dose that may be required to produce a desired effect.

ther·a·peu·tic dose

(theră-pyūtik dōs)
Amount of medication required to produce the desired outcome.
See also: dose

therapeutic dose,

n the amount of a medication required to produce the desired effect.
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2 microgrammes of the anti-depressant drug Trazadone but that was just within the therapeutic dose, said Mr Brown.
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The excellent tolerability and pharmacokinetics observed so far enable us to advance to the therapeutic dose cohorts, where we hope to demonstrate safe, sustained telomerase inhibition in the targeted tumor cells.
Fuller at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center showed no significant differences in abstinence among alcoholics on three different regimens: a therapeutic dose of disulfiram; a dose too small to be effective; or a placebo.
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