Prophylactic dosage

Prophylactic dosage

Giving medications to prevent or protect against diseases.
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Enoxaparin was started 24 hours after the index surgery in prophylactic dosage of 40mg subcutaneous once a day.
If he can, he will ask the snake man of his village to give him a prophylactic dosage that will confer immunity on him for one year from snakebite.
The prophylactic dosage of colchicine our patient had been taking before her recent gout flare (.6 mg BID) was higher than the adjusted dose recommended to treat gout flares for patients taking cyclosporine (a single .6 mg dose to be repeated no earlier than 3 days).
The recommended prophylactic dosage for these patients is 75 mg once daily.
The prophylactic dosage used was 75 mg once a day for 10 days or a weight-adjusted dosage for children.
(Tamiflu) Listed dosage is for treatment of influenza; prophylactic dosage is 75 mg/day.
This article will review the current literature regarding the use of LMWH in patients with renal insufficiency with regards to treatment dosages, prophylactic dosages, and dosages used during hemodialysis to prevent thrombosis of the extracorporeal dialysis circuit.

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