underdose


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underdose

(ˌʌndəˈdəʊs)
vb (tr)
(Pharmacology) to give an insufficient dose to
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"And, if that is true, I didn't make a very good article when I prepared it, or else you got an overdose or an underdose. However, I believe I shall let you go with Ojo, for my poor wife will not need your services until she is restored to life.
The same rule applied when they were given a significant underdose.
He said that most dispensing errors occur when a tired pharmacist misreads a label or drug strength, which can put the patient at serious risk of an overdose, an underdose or even an adverse reaction.
If the individual weighs 75 kg, a 500-mg tablet is an underdose. That's why some people complain that the medicine doesn't work for them.
Overdose in itself is thus not particularly problematic, and the risks of underdose would not seem to warrant a deliberate reduction in dose.
An overdose brings about "hypoglycemia" and underdose effects in "hyperglycemia", both are equally harmful.
Groenewald wasn't to be booted out of the South African Professional Hunters' Association until 2006, but he was already underdose scrutiny.
By directly communicating with the machine during processing, an overdose or underdose of additives or colour pigments can be ruled out.
Overall, parents reported a wide variation in the amount of drug administered, ranging from 12.5 to 111.0 mg/kg/ day (mean: 44.8), indicating that parents often underdose their children.
Artemether-lumefantrine tablet brands AL2, AL5 & AL6 contained an overdose of artemether (> 110.0%) whereas AL3 & AL4 were underdose (Table 8).