maximum tolerable dose

maximum tolerable dose

The highest dose of a substance that can be given without causing serious weight loss or other signs of toxicity.

maximum tolerable dose

The highest dose of a substance that can be given without causing serious weight loss or other signs of toxicity. See Maximum contaminant level.
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Our Ewing Sarcoma program is progressing in a Phase 1 clinical trial that is currently in the dose escalation phase, and we expect to establish the maximum tolerable dose (MTD) in early-2020.
Enzychem Lifesciences said the Stage 1 of the Phase 2 CRIOM study evaluates the maximum tolerable dose of the company's EC-18, which will be used in Stage 2 of the study.
Beizer adds that the maximum tolerable dose of acetaminophen may be much lower--about 2,000 mg per day--in people who are malnourished, have impaired liver function and/or liver failure, or consume large amounts of alcohol, as well as people who regularly take large doses of dietary supplements.
With the impressive activity already observed at low doses, we look forward to continuing this study to further identify the maximum tolerable dose and provide a preliminary assessment of its single-agent anti-tumor activity and toxicity profile.
The recommended starting dose is 300 mg daily in those without contraindications, with dose escalation daily as tolerated up to a maximum tolerable dose of 1,800 mg daily in two divided doses.
Respondents stated that the most common sources of ambiguity were the definition of acceptable blood pressure values and the maximum tolerable dose of vasopressors.
In cases where the drug side effects are intolerable due to which total removal of illness is not possible the patient should be provided maximum tolerable dose. In pain management delivery, faulty clinical setting, insufficient indemnification, shortage of pain eliminating drugs in poorer areas, obsolete government policy, and legal restrictions on prescription of opioids are the systematic problems4.
Unfortunately, treatment with systemic chemotherapy comes at a cost: both bleomycin and doxorubicin have a maximum tolerable dose before long-term complications become evident.
For analysis of maximum tolerable dose (MTD), [LD.sub.50] and acute toxic dose, different concentrations of the extract were administered to animals and their mortality and morbidity status was observed upto 72 h and one week, respectively.
For patients who do not give consent for ECT, treatment with clozapine is restarted and once a maximum tolerable dose or 400 mg is reached and they still have not shown an adequate response, add-on medication is initiated.
In fact, when compared to placebo, ACE inhibitors used at maximum tolerable dose prevented death in patients with diabetic kidney disease (RR 0.78; 95% CI 0.61 to 0.98; NNT 28).
Phase Two: More patients are recruited - between 25 and 50 - and tests are done to see what effect the drug has and to establish the MTD - maximum tolerable dose - and compare its efficacy with current medication.

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