overdosage


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overdosage

 [o″ver-do´saj]
1. the administration of an excessive dose.
2. the condition resulting from an excessive dose.

overdosage

(ō′vər-dō′sĭj)
n.
1. The administration of an overdose.
2. An overdose.
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Growth pattern and body proportion in a female with short stature homeobox-containing gene overdosage and gonadal estrogen deficiency.
Treatment of overdosage involves the administration of milk or antacids, which bind bisphosphonates.
These include more convenient warehousing; easier processing, with no activation necessary; no application errors from under- or overdosage of activator; no vulcanization in the container; and potential cost savings and environmental protection from waste reduction.
Controlled release formulations can be used efficiently for reducing the overdosage of the drug.
Medications were given in incremental doses based on the patient's response and condition in order to avoid overdosage. Vital signs were monitored continuously during the procedure.
These resources are particularly valuable for the nursing care of older adults who are at great risk for overdosage, drug interactions, side effects, and adverse events.
Symptoms of overdosage in the first 24 hours are nausea, vomiting, anorexia and abdominal pain.
However, it was confirmed yesterday by the Coroners' Service that she died "as a result of overdosage of Insulin, Codeine, Paracetamol and Thioridazine".
Kava as the traditional water based drink is an integral part of religious, social, economic and political life in the South Pacific region for centuries and usually well tolerated, unless overdosage with prolonged use prevails (Lebot et al.
The resource includes actions, indications, off-label uses, contraindications, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse reactions, overdosage, patient information, and administration and dosage, as well as extemporaneous preparations, systemic drugs affecting the eye, systemic medications used for ocular conditions, orphan drugs, pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic information, commercial product information, specific formulation availability, and a manufacturer index.
In contrast, other authors disagree with the claims of poisoning, but argue for the possibility of type 2 diabetes mellitus and related renal failure and/or mesenteric vascular accident aggravated by unintentional opiate overdosage as the cause of his death (1).