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posology

 [po-sol´ah-je]
the science of dosage or a system of dosage. adj., adj posolog´ic.

po·sol·o·gy

(pō-sol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of pharmacology and therapeutics concerned with a determination of the doses of remedies; the science of dosage.
[G. posos, how much, + logos, study]

posology

/po·sol·o·gy/ (pah-sol´ah-je) the science or a system of dosage.posolog´ic

posology

(pə-sŏl′ə-jē, pō-)
n.
The study of the dosages of medications.

po·sol·o·gy

(pŏ-sol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of pharmacology and therapeutics concerned with a determination of the dosages of drugs; the science of dosage.
[G. posos, how much, + logos, study]

posology (pō·sˑ·l·gē),

n the study of dosage quantity and prescription. See also dosage and effective dose.
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Positron emission tomography (PET).

po·sol·o·gy

(pŏ-sol'ŏ-jē)
Branch of pharmacology and therapeutics concerned with determination of doses of remedies; the science of dosage.
[G. posos, how much, + logos, study]

posology

the science of dosage or a system of dosage.

posological table
one listing drugs and their dosages.
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3 Therapeutic Information Pharmaceutical Information Posology and method of List of excipients administration Contraindication Incompatibilities Special warning and Shelf life as package for sale precaution Interaction Shelf life after dilution or reconstitution Pregnancy and lactation Shelf life after opening the container Effects on ability to drive, Special precaution for storage if contraindicated Undesirable effects Nature and specification of container Antidote for overdosing Instruction for use/handling Table 2: Result of Analysis of Drug Package Inserts No.
Limitations of this study might be related to a counterpoint to the above interpretations, which is the increasing magnitude of the effects with the increasing posology of iron therapy in both the absolute values and z-scores of Hb.
For the inpatients to be followed-up (use separate lines for different protocols) (express as the name and the posology of the drug):
When inadequate use of medication was identified, due mainly to the patient's lack of understanding with regard to the posology because of 1) the large number of medications, 2) difficulty reading the prescription or 3) visual impairment, orientation was performed with the aid of a visual identification system employing colors and pictograms that had previously been created and standardized for use at the health unit as a way to ensure greater safety in the use of medications by patients.
Colistin has brought 3 C's to the medical world: Confusion of terms, Complexity of pharmacology, Contradiction of posology.
In addition to updating the indication section, the CHMP recommendation includes an update of the posology section adding the approved posology of Rebif in the first demyelinating event indication, and an update of the pharmacodynamic properties section summarising the design of the REFLEX trial together with its main results.
Mean, standard deviation, confidence interval, and median sucrose concentration, according to daily dose, of liquid oral children pediatric medicines frequently used for long term by in Brazil, 2009 Percent sucrose (weight/weight) Posology (daily n Mean (standard doses) deviation) (a) Confidence interval One time 13 47.
While in groups 1 and 2 all inotropic agents could be stopped after 24 hours, in Group 3 no regression could be established in the inotropic posology, with exception of one patient (Table 3).
Management varied dramatically, from prescriptive, algorithm-driven[24] schemes to ours, which ceded total discretion in medication selection and posology to individual physicians.
In the comparison of older adults and adults regarding the appropriate use, benzodiazepine rational use indicators were used (appropriate drug: with indication for use, lack of contraindication and contraindicated or severe drug interactions; adequate posology.
These include summaries of constituents, therapeutic indications, posology and method of administration, contra-indications, special warnings/precautions for use, interactions etc.