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dosage

[′dō·sij]
(genetics)
The number of copies of a particular gene.
(medicine)
The prescribed or correct amount of medicine or other therapeutic agent administered to treat a given illness. Also known as dose.
(nucleonics)
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I have seen almost every patient improve in their health taking this dosage of iodine.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 1, 2006 - (JCN) - The National Institute of Radiological Science (NIRS) announced on January 30 that it has confirmed the utility of positron-emission tomography (PET) imaging in determining the optimal dosage of antipsycotics.
Q: In the Rainforest Remedies book, these times and dosages are available?
Low or high dosages of donepezil (Aricept), galantamine (Reminyl), and rivastigmine (Exelon) all improve symptoms of Alzheimer's based on the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-Cognitive Subscale (ADAS-Cog) and the Clinician's Global Impression, according to a metaanalysis of randomized, double-blind trials.
Smart chemistry also means the use of fewer functional chemicals and carefully selected high performance chemicals at lower dosages.
Cpound sterlingEssentially, Flixotide/Seretide is 'too strong' to be used in high dosages and it has been too easy for doctors to prescribe these doses because of the licensing of inhalers which deliver too high doses of this drug.
The present study examined the effects of two modes of instruction (computer-based and print-based) and the presence or absence of graphics on students' drug dosage calculation performance and self-efficacy beliefs with 56 undergraduate nursing students.
The patient returned for a new prescription, and his dose of gabapentin was increased to 300mg three times a day; the amitriptyline dosage was not changed.
Sleep efficiency in the insomnia group improved with all three dosages of melatonin, but it was normalized only with a dosage of 0.
The theory behind the study, said the presenters, is that if bentonite dosages to molding sand could be reduced by using it more efficiently, a significant cost savings would result for foundries.
A cholesterol-lowering drug called Zocor sells for about the same price for both the 20mg and 40mg dosages, Sokolof said.
Preliminary, or phase I, clinical trials are meant to establish safe dosages of an experimental drug.