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infusion

Med introduction of a liquid, such as a saline solution, into a vein or the subcutaneous tissues of the body

Infusion

 

a liquid medicinal preparation; a water extract of a plant substance. Infusions are prepared from various parts of plants (leaves, flowers, grasses) that contain active substances. They include admixtures known as ballast substances (sugar, mucus, amaroids, tannins, pigments) and are used internally and, less frequently, externally (for example, gargling).

infusion

[in′fyü·zhən]
(chemistry)
The aqueous solution of a soluble constituent of a substance as the result of the substance's steeping in the solvent for a period of time.
(medicine)
The slow injection of a solution into a vein or into subcutaneous or other tissue of the body.
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Our results suggested that continuous infusion of furosemide with renal dose of dopamine increased the urine output and resulted in higher levels of peak postoperative creatinine clearances than intermittent furosemide regimen.
Continuous infusions were used in only four patients involving vancomycin, meropenem, benzylpenicillin and flucloxacillin.
a safe and well tolerated profile following continuous infusion over 28 consecutive days, with no clinical abnormalities, neurological behavioral signs, and no clinically significant findings in histopathological examination of the brain.
The results of this systematic review demonstrate that increases in HR and blood pressure following LTI are effectively suppressed by continuous infusion of landiolol and that this regimen does not adversely depress HR and blood pressure before LTI.
Constance Chu, a leading researcher in cartilage injury, was recently interviewed in the November issue of Orthopedics Today about her series of research articles on the issue of the toxicity of continuous infusion of local anesthetics on cartilage.
Continuous infusion pumps allow for the gradual delivery of a drug over a period of days in the privacy of one's home, compared to bolus infusion chemotherapy treatments that are given in a single high dose over a short period of time.
VAPRISOL is administered as a 20mg IV a loading dose followed by 20 mg administered as a continuous infusion over 24 hours.
Patients received GX15-070 at doses ranging from 7-40 mg/m2administered as a 24-hour continuous infusion every 2 weeks.
Patients were randomized to receive either cyclosporine (4 mg/kg of body weight per day) or methylprednisolone (40 mg per day) as a continuous infusion for 8 days.
This study was primarily designed to evaluate the safety of MK-0457 given as a 5-day continuous infusion, to determine maximum tolerated dose and dose-limiting toxicities and to assess pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
In this study, patients receive a daily dose of Xanafide for five days in combination with a standard dose of ara-C as a continuous infusion for 7 days.
SGX) announced today that preliminary clinical data from its Phase 1/2 trial of the anti-cancer agent Troxatyl(TM) in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) indicate that the drug is well tolerated and shows promising activity in adults with relapsed or refractory AML when administered by continuous infusion.

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