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meg·a·dose

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

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

(ˈmɛg əˌdoʊs)

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

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

meg·a·dose

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

n megadosis f
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The authors concluded that the use of megadose of vitamin A in the immediate postpartum increased retinol levels in the first 24 hours after supplementation, however, the increase was more effective in women with low levels of vitamin A in the colostrum.
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Successful treatment of suicide attempt by megadose of propafenone and captopril.
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.
Hence, the use of a megadose of vitamin A for children aged between 6 and 59 months in areas at risk of vitamin A deficiency is one of the main short-term interventions for combating this deficiency in the field of public health.
It further added that free availability of Megadose and Vitamin A should be ensured at all pharmacies.
Giving adrenaline every 2 minutes is double the dose recommended by the international guidelines; the use of 'megadose' adrenaline is potentially harmful and should not be used.
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This awareness will help you formulate an opinion before a patient or family member asks about a new "'miracle" modality or "megadose" supplement cure.