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intravenous

Anatomy within a vein

intravenous

[‚in·trə′vē·nəs]
(anatomy)
Located within, or going into, the veins.
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Optimal treatment for rat-bite fever is penicillin G given intravenously for 7 to 10 days, followed by penicillin V taken orally for 7 days.
If we are not successful, then we administer culture-directed systemic therapy, either orally or intravenously.
Throughoutthethree weeks he was kept in a state of paralysis we had to feed him intravenously.
Vincristine also is given intravenously over 5 minutes for 1 day only followed by dexamethasone orally for 5 continuous days.
Applying the compounds orally, interperitoneally, or intravenously (depending on the compound), the scientists exposed three rats to both levels of each toxicant.
Patients were randomized to 7-14 days of either daptomycin, 4 mg/kg/day intravenously once a day; vancomycin, 1 gintravenously every 12 hours; or a semisynthetic penicillin, such as oxacillin, 4-12 g/day intravenously four to six times per day Patients coinfected with anaerobes or gram-negative pathogens also got metronidazole or aztreonam.
The two patients -- a boy aged around 5 and an 89-year-old woman -- are also believed to have been administered muscle relaxant intravenously by Daisuke Mori, a 29-year-old former nurse at the clinic.
During the postoperative period, a short course of steroids is given intravenously to prevent edema, and intravenous antimicrobial prophylaxis is maintained for 24 hours.
Dr Grennell mistakenly used the potassium chloride to make the solution and then gave the dose intravenously to Mrs Connolly.
It was a Phase III, prospective, multi-centre, randomised, non-inferiority trial to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Zavicefta (ceftazidime-avibactam) administered intravenously as a two-hour infusion (2000mg/500mg every eight hours) as compared to Meropenem (meropenem for injection) administered intravenously as a 30-minute infusion (1000mg every eight hours) among adult patients with clinically diagnosed HAP or ventilator-associated pneumonia.
The clinical trial is an open-label, dose-escalation Phase I study in which a single dose of REOLYSIN(R) was administered intravenously to patients diagnosed with selected advanced or metastatic solid tumours that are refractory (have not responded) to standard therapy or for which no curative standard therapy exists.

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