suprapharmacologic

suprapharmacologic

 [soo″prah-fahr″mah-kah-loj´ik]
much greater than the usual therapeutic dose or pharmacologic concentration of a drug.
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Srinivas, "Suprapharmacologic doses of intravenous dexamethasone followed by cyclosporine in the treatment of toxic epidermal necrolysis," Indian Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology, vol.
This mistake often leads to suprapharmacologic recommendations and can potentially overdose patients by factors of 20-fold to 500-fold, depending on specific supplement and amounts prescribed.
[52] demonstrated that GCs at suprapharmacologic concentration, in contrast to low-dose, showed massive lethal effect possibly by inducing apoptosis in human myeloid leukemic cells in vitro [52].
"We postulated that since PPE is a pulmonary capillary injury, perhaps a preemptive, suprapharmacologic dose of steroids might be beneficial."
At this time, suprapharmacologic dosing of folic acid has not reduced Hcy levels in ESRD patients.