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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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Major finding: Heart failure patients on recommended beta-blocker dosages had 33% fewer deaths or hospitalizations than did patients on lower dosages.
Study 1 (n = 711) compared dosages of 1.5 mg/d, 3 mg/d, and 4.5 mg/d with placebo.7 All cariprazine dosages and an active control (risperdone) were superior to placebo in reducing symptoms of schizophrenia, as measured by the PANSS.
Ministry of Health has limited competition on procurement, providing for the possibility of supplying a medicine only one dosage. The FAS Russia Commission considered the complaint of ZAO Biocad against the actions of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation when purchasing the Glatiramer acetate drug used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis with a contract price of about 650 million rubles.
Primers of the direct-double-differential PCR for c-myc gene dosage quantification.
OFFICIALS AT THE CENTERS for Disease Control and Prevention are warning against the misapplication of the agency's 2016 guidelines on opioid prescribing, as well as clarifying dosage recommendations for patients starting or stopping pain medications.
Misapplication of the Guidelines dosage recommendation to patients receiving or starting medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.
The tailored dosing syringe label enhances the safety of handling the dosing syringe and helps avoid dosage errors.
Dosage windows could be difficult to understand pharmacologically, but for a partial agonist the presumed mechanism could be more evident.
Results revealed that it is possible to reach a reduction of the coagulant dosages presented in the neural network of 0.3766 mg [L.sup.-1] lower than those compared to the current data; this means a 17,000 kg of aluminum sulfate savings during one year of the proposed use with the nominal flow production WTP of 1.25 [m.sup.3] [s.sup.-1].
When opioids are started, providers should prescribe the lowest effective dosage. Providers should use caution when prescribing opioids at any dosage, should implement additional precautions when increasing dosage to 50 or more morphine milligram equivalents (MME) per day, and generally should avoid increasing dosage to 90 or more MME per day.
Of course, nowa-days this is actually true--solid dosages are robustly engineered and developed so that they specifically combine different components into a single dose.
Based on blood measurements, researchers found those who received a higher total dosage of the vaccine generated more antibodies against malaria and more T cells, a type of immune system cell.