pharmacologic dose

pharmacologic dose

Pharmacology A supraphysiologic dose of a substance–eg, mineralocorticoids, normally present in the body, to produce a 'pharmacologic' effect
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The pharmacologic dose of 250 [micro] g is useful for assessing the maximum secretory capacity of the adrenal cortex (1), but this dose may be excessive for the assessment of subclinical central hypocortisolism.
Viagra comes in 25-mg tablets and higher doses, so 30 mg in a supposedly herbal product is a pharmacologic dose.
Pharmacologic doses of steroids can lead to bone loss and fractures, and can aggravate or cause other serious complications such as aseptic necrosis, diabetes, hypertension, and cataracts.
Vitamin D2 is effective in raising 25(OH)D levels when given in physiologic and pharmacologic doses and is a simple method to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency," said senior author Michael F.
Sachs suggests that physicians may need to increase pharmacologic doses and duration of medication use, try different combinations of pharmacotherapy, and place more emphasis on minimizing withdrawal symptoms in order to avoid treatment failure.
Pharmacologic doses of vitamin C can be achieved in humans by IV infusion, but not by diet or supplements.
There is some evidence to suggest pharmacologic doses of [T.
PHILADELPHIA -- When used in pharmacologic doses, interferon-[alpha] is not associated with a higher incidence of fetal malformations or adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a review of 35 case reports presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Weiner agrees that oral tolerance won't get current MS patients out of their wheelchairs, but he notes that "this therapy allows us to deliver pharmacologic doses directly to the tissues that need it.
The sparing of these non-target tissues by effective, pharmacologic doses of LGD-3303 provides a novel and potentially safer treatment for osteoporosis.

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