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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

(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

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

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.

Patient discussion about dosage

Q. dose it ever get better? Dose the feeling of useing ever go away?

A. Well to answer you question bluntly, no they never go away. It just gets easier to say no. I still want to use everyday and I have been clean for 4 years. I still have using dreams. The hard days are when you try to tell yourself that all your problems would go away if you could just get high one more time. what one more time gonna hurt?.....Everything....drugs are way to escape or make you feel like someone your not. my biggest hurdle was really looking at myself and then forgiving myself for all the pain my addiction caused. Everyone has their bottom. Everytime you want to use, put yourself back at that bottom. you will come to realize that life has been patiently waiting for you. The darkness will will fade and you will find your place. Good luck to you I hope you find strength will come in time.

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.

Q. hemorroid stapling dose any one know about this first hand,or had it done themself? mail me if you have!Thanks Hi, I will have this done on 8/4 . I do need to have some info. about it from someone who has had it done what I need to know before hand!HOW MUCH PAIN, BLEEDING ect. Drs can only tell you so much because they do the surgery but not had it done themself. Please let me know soon, Please!

A. I haven't had it done first hand but I do know from people who have done it that it can hurt in the first few days after and there will be slight bleeding, however that is expected decrease dramatically and make the bleeding eventually stop.

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The analysis also showed that just half of the nearly 1,500 patients who received treatment with a beta-blocker in this cohort received an adequate dosage, defined as at least 50% of the level recommended by the European Society of Cardiology in heart failure treatment guidelines issued last year (Euro.
Double-differential PCR for gene dosage estimation of erbB oncogenes in benign and cancer tissues and comparison to cellular DNA content.
It includes advice on maximizing nonopioid treatment, reviewing risks associated with continuing high-dose opioids, and collaborating with patients who agree to taper dosage, among other guidance.
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Caption: Figure Brexpiprazole dosage window is visible when placebo-subtracted improvement is graphed as a function of dose in the 2 regulatory placebo-controlled studies.
Since decisions on the coagulation process are often carried out based on the experience of the human operator, several studies have been conducted on resources of computational intelligence at this stage of water treatment process, with good results in predicting coagulant dosage.
Multi-layer solid dosages can also improve patient compliance by reducing the number of daily doses required and simplifying regimens.
The author's consistent theme is that low dosages, what he terms physiologic dosages, below what the body would otherwise endogenously produce, can be safely administered with a wide-spectrum therapeutic potential.
Application of higher dosages of VAE or ML is not accompanied by immunosuppression; altogether VAE seems to be safe but should be monitored by clinicians when applied in high dosages.
According to the company, the Phase III study enrolled 206 non-myeloid malignant tumour patients in two groups in two dosages of EPIAO.
Data from the study's primary endpoint showed that the high (1.0 mg/kg/day) and medium (0.5 mg/kg/day) dosages of clobazam, evaluated versus placebo, met a robust statistically significant reduction in the average weekly rate of drop seizures from the four-week baseline period compared to the 12-week maintenance period.