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dosage

 [do´sij]
the determination and regulation of the size, frequency, and number of doses.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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dosage

EBM
The amount of drug administered to a participant/subject/patient during a clinical trial; the regulated administration of individual doses.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about dosage

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