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underdose

(ŭn′dĕr-dōs″)
1. To give a dose too small to effect a clinically relevant response.
2. A dose too small to effect a clinically relevant response.
underdosing (-dōs″ing)
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It is very important that the instructions for preparation (including admixing) and administration provided in the full Prescribing Information are strictly followed to minimize medication errors (including underdose and overdose).
5 mL per hour was misinterpreted, and fentanyl 55 micrograms was admixed resulting in an underdose.
The frequency (20%-30%) with which patients in the 21st century would have received an underdose during rhesus (Rh) immune globulin (RhIG) therapy (1) should be nothing short of shocking to pathologists and clinicians alike.
This has a double benefit in maximising efficacy and improving local control by ensuring homogeneous dose coverage of the breast by avoiding areas of underdose ('cold spots'), and at the same time eliminating areas of relative overdose ('hot spots') thus minimising normal long-term tissue toxicity (skin changes and fibrosis) which negatively affect cosmesis.
IPU president Michael McGuckian said: "These findings are very concerning given the strong possibility of accidental overdose or underdose as the case may be.
Electronic pill dispensers can release medication at an appropriate time so that patients do not overdose or underdose themselves.
InMe were heralded as one of the new stars of British rock after releasing their debut single Underdose in 2002.
It's important not to underdose, however, and some patients will need doses higher than those usually necessary to control depression.
Yet just as he begins to travel off the beaten path, the book concludes, leaving the reader feeling the textual equivalent of a dreaded drug underdose.
Many physicians underdose, he says: "Typically, at least one dose change must be made.
From the smart snappy riffs and guttural cries of UnderDose and FireFly, their recent chart-nudging singles, to the moody mellifluousness that haunts the quieter moments of songs like Her Mask and Nep-tune, InMe's burgeoning talent is palpable, especially in Dave McPherson's stunning vocals.