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dosage

 [do´sij]
the determination and regulation of the size, frequency, and number of doses.

dos·age

(dōs'ij), Do not confuse this word with dose.
1. The giving of medicine or other therapeutic agent in prescribed amounts.
2. The determination of the proper dose of a remedy. Compare: dose.
3. In nuclear medicine, quantity of radiopharmaceutical given.

dosage

/dos·age/ (do´saj) the determination and regulation of the size, frequency, and number of doses.

dosage

(dō′sĭj)
n.
a. Administration of a therapeutic agent in prescribed amounts.
b. Determination of the amount to be so administered.
c. The amount so administered.

dosage

[dō′sij]
Etymology: Gk, didonai, to give
the regimen governing the size, amount, frequency, and number of doses of a therapeutic agent to be administered to a patient. Compare dose.

dosage

EBM
The amount of drug administered to a participant/subject/patient during a clinical trial; the regulated administration of individual doses.

dos·age

(dō'săj)
1. The giving of medicine or other therapeutic agent in prescribed amounts.
2. The size, frequency, and number of doses of medicine to be given. usage note Sometimes incorrectly used for dose.
Compare: dose

dosage (dōˑ·sij),

n the frequency and quantity of remedy administered to a patient.

dos·age

(dō'săj) Do not confuse this word with dose.
1. The giving of medicine or another therapeutic agent in prescribed amounts.
2. The determination of the proper dose of a remedy.

dosage (dō´səj),

n the amount of a medicine or other agent administered for a given case or condition.

dosage

1. in pharmaceutical terms is the determination and regulation of the size, frequency and number of doses.
2. genetically speaking refers to the amount of gene product in each cell.

dosage compensation
compensation by random X-inactivation, of the dosage of gene material in the cells of males and females carrying X-linked genes.

Patient discussion about dosage

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Q. how long dose costochondritis last

A. a friend of mine who had the disease saw an improvement within a few weeks, and it resolved completely within a few months,but his doctor said there are patients in whom this problem persists for some time. All symptoms of pain should resolve within six months.

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