burst therapy

burst therapy

A relatively high dose of a drug administered over a short period of time, which has untoward side effects when therapy with the agent is prolonged.
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burst therapy

Therapeutics A relatively high dose administered over a short period, of a drug which has untoward side effects when therapy with the agent is prolonged
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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