megadose


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meg·a·dose

 (mĕg′ə-dōs′)
n.
An exceptionally large dose, as of a drug or vitamin.

megadose

(ˈmɛɡəˌdəʊs)
n
(Pharmacology) a very large dose, as of a medicine, vitamin, etc

meg•a•dose

(ˈmɛg əˌdoʊs)

n.
a very large dose, as of a vitamin.
[1970–75]

meg·a·dose

(mĕg′ə-dōs′)
An exceptionally large dose, as of a drug or vitamin.
Translations

meg·a·dose

n. megadosis, una dosis de una sustancia nutritiva que supera exageradamente la cantidad diaria recomendada.

megadose

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Whereas this increase is small relative to impacts of a megadose of vitamin A given to mothers upon birth of newborns [10], the impact remains meaningful as it demonstrates the potential for OSP to improve the nutritional status of children with low serum retinol.
When Linus Pauling, Nobel laureate in chemistry (not nutrition), began the vitamin-C megadose fad to fend off all manner of disease, the whole thing struck me as bizarre.
It further added that free availability of Megadose and Vitamin A should be ensured at all pharmacies.
The laboratory results showed that Santiago's Vitamin D level was very low and she is expected to take a megadose of Vitamin D for several weeks.
We bring together in print the finest critical minds on the right (and beyond), while online we present a daily megadose of traditionalism from Rod Dreher and continuous reality-based foreign-policy analysis from Daniel Larison.
In the study, women were given a megadose of 500,000 IU of vitamin D once a year; findings suggested that a big blast of the vitamin is not helpful, he said (JAMB.
study showed that a megadose of vitamin D (100,000 IU) resulted in improvement in depression scores in people with seasonal affective disorder.
Yet megadoses were used in a 2 x 2 design, where patients were randomized to receive intradermal BCG or not, and also randomized to receive megadose vitamins versus recommended daily allowance.
In the best study done so far, researchers at a naturopathic college in Arizona gave 21 men and women a megadose (6,000 mg) of MSM every day for three months.
It provides a megadose of B vitamins, as well as natural fruit juices and a proprietary antioxidant blend, including Co Q-10, green tea and grapeseed extract.
Entretanto, so em 2002 esse programa foi ampliado para as puerperas residentes nos estados da Regiao Nordeste, Vale do Jequitinhonha (Minas Gerais) e tres municipios do Estado de Sao Paulo, atraves da aplicacao de uma megadose de vitamina A (200 000 UI) por via oral no pos-parto imediato, momento da alta hospitalar (5).