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dos·age

 (dō′sĭj)
n.
1.
a. Administration of a therapeutic agent in prescribed amounts.
b. Determination of the amount to be so administered.
c. The amount so administered.
2. Addition of an ingredient to a substance in a specific amount, especially to wine.

dosage

(ˈdəʊsɪdʒ)
n
1. (Pharmacology) the administration of a drug or agent in prescribed amounts and at prescribed intervals
2. (Pharmacology) the optimum therapeutic dose and optimum interval between doses
3. (Brewing) another name for dose3, dose4
4. (General Physics) another name for dose3, dose4

dos•age

(ˈdoʊ sɪdʒ)

n.
1. the administration of medicine in doses.
2. the amount of medicine to be given.
4. the process of adding a sugar solution to sparkling wine before corking.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dosage - the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one timedosage - the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
2.dosage - a measured portion of medicine taken at any one timedosage - a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
booster dose, booster shot, recall dose, booster - an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective
draught, draft - a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft"
hit - a dose of a narcotic drug
lethal dose - the size dose that will cause death
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
lozenge, pill, tablet, tab - a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
Translations
جُرْعَه، مِقْدار الجُرْعَه
dávkování
dosering
adag
lyfjaskammtur; lyfjagjöf
dávkovanie

dosage

[ˈdəʊsɪdʒ] N [of medicine] → dosificación f; (in instructions for use of medication) → posología f; (= amount) → dosis f inv

dosage

[ˈdəʊsɪdʒ] n
(= amount) → dose f, dosage m
(= prescribed amount) → dose f (prescrite)
(on label)posologie f

dosage

nDosis f; (= giving of medicine)Dosierung f; dosage meterDosimeter nt

dosage

[ˈdəʊsɪdʒ] n (on medicine bottle) → posologia

dose

(dəus) noun
1. the quantity of medicine etc to be taken at one time. It's time you had a dose of your medicine.
2. an unpleasant thing (especially an illness) which one is forced to suffer. a nasty dose of flu.
verb
to give medicine to. She dosed him with aspirin.
ˈdosage (-sidʒ) noun
the size of, or method of giving, a dose of medicine etc. What is the dosage for a child of five?

dosage

n dosificación f; (dose) dosis f
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There is also a gap between dosage elements in a non-nested position sufficient to allow the article to be formed into a nested position without hindrance between the dosage elements.
A physician can always start a patient on a low dosage and increase the dosage slowly.
The 320/18 twice-daily dosage of budesonide and formoterol and the 320/9 once-daily dosage were significantly more effective than was either placebo or budesonide alone.
former Commissioner, FDA, and visiting Senior Fellow at the AEI--Brookings Joint Center; topics of discussion include contemporary approaches to dosage form design, in-vivo/in-vitro correlation issues, process design and scale-up, as well as regulatory, legal, and market demographics discussion points related to controlled release dosage forms.
The reevaluation results shows that the optimal dosage of sultpiride is up to 1010-1730 mg per day, higher than the currently prescribed amount.
Said Simonson, "The more limiting issue is that available points are often inadequate for good mixing of chemicals and furnish, leading to dosage ineffectiveness--especially on paper machines with high water closure.
Providing quality instruction to aid student nurses on dosage calculation has been a challenging task for nursing educators and has become a priority with schools of nursing (Worrell & Hodson, 1989).
In one of the largest pediatric asthma studies ever conducted for a beta-agonist (n = 338), the safety and efficacy of levalbuterol inhalation solution were evaluated at dosage strengths of 0.
Table 18: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Injectables (Injections, Vials & Intravenous Solutions), Solid Dosage Forms (Tablets & Capsules) and Liquid Dosage Forms (Syrups & Suspensions) for the Years 2003, 2008 and 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10
Sales analysis was performed on specific categories of drugs and dosage forms including API/bulk drugs and solid, liquid, and semisolid dosage forms.
The company also works with drug developers to assess the suitability of novel dosage forms for specific drug substances and develop new formulation systems for investigational and approved drugs.