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unit dose

A dose of medicine prepared in an individual packet for convenience, safety, or monitoring.
Synonym: monodose
See also: dose
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That is why the HCPC's goal is to inform and educate consumers, health professionals and policy makers about the role that unit dose packaging can play in improving pharmaceutical compliance.
Precision unit dose packaging is particularly effective with certain skin and hair care treatments to help ensure consumers use precisely the right amount of product.
Unit doses can benefit marine ecosystems by reducing detergent overuse, a factor in excessive plant and algal growth in lakes, rivers and coastal waterways.
"MonoSol has been helping to develop unit dose detergents for many years, including P&G's Ariel product," said Tom Yogan, Director of Research & Development at MonoSol.
Pharmaceutical blister packaging will derive growth based on its adaptability to unit dose formats with expanded label content, high visibility, and built-in track-and-trace features.
KLAS interviewed 138 healthcare provider professionals regarding the experiences they are having with their unit dose packaging system and vendor.
and Unit Dose Solutions (UDS) have signed an exclusive co-marketing agreement for promotion of UDS' unique services for hospital pharmacy drug repackaging.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (Washington, DC) has patented a vaccine for inducing an immune response in mammal to a specific antigen, where the vaccine comprises a unit dose of a binary toxin protective antigen and the antigen, which is bound to a binary toxin protective antigen binding protein.
The report contradicts critics who believe there is a threshold below which radiation is harmless; it also fails to support those who say low doses of radiation cause greater health damage per unit dose than high levels.
Thus widening chemical compatibility, the company says, M-8900 allows a more diverse range of products to be packaged in unit doses. Providing users with a prepackaged, premeasured unit dose eliminates direct contact between chemical and user; additionally, the package dissolves completely, eliminating the need for disposal of contaminated packaging.
For example, radio frequency identification (RFID), which is commonly found in the security tags used in retail stores, could be used for identifying and tracking medications at the unit dose level, he said.
For example, radio frequency identification (RFID), which is commonly found in the security tags that are used in many retail stores, could be used for identifying and tracking medications at the unit dose level.