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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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But there is another type of underdosing, in which patient and doctor are not to blame--and that is the underdosing that results from poor medicine manufacture.
However, all of these barriers can be overcome because PPD is embedded with upper and lower dosing limits to prevent over- and underdosing.
Overdosing errors were more prevalent than underdosing errors with the three most frequently used analgesics in this study.
Question Dose Calculation Subset 28 Incorrect dose calculation is a significant factor in medication errors that leads to overdosing or underdosing of medications.
Most pillboxes will cover you for a full week, but keep in mind that it is important that your pills are correctly dispensed into the timed compartments, to avoid overdosing or underdosing," Beizer cautions.
This information is also vital if animals are to get the most effective worm and fluke treatments: underdosing is one of the major causes of resistance in flocks.
A year later, it was pulled from the market because the drug tended to crystallize within the patch, leading to underdosing.
We try and get our best guess as to how heavy the animal is, because obviously if you don't get that right, you run the risk of overdosing or underdosing.
Eleven patients' estimated weights were underestimated, resulting in underdosing of IV rt-PA.
In other words, individuals are unintentionally overdosing or underdosing, which can have serious consequences on people of all ages.
Since artemether injection is used in the treatment of complicated falciparum malaria, underdosing can lead to life threatening situations.