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Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
|German term or phrase: Erhaltungsdosis|
|A patient's dose was reduced to an 'Erhaltungsdosis'. I found 'maintenance dose in my dictionary but never heard it before. Can anyone confirm this definition ot suggest a better one?|
|English translation:maintenance dose|
An amount of a drug designed to enable a patient to continue to benefit from a therapeutically effective regimen of medication. It is often less that the dose required to bring about the positive change in the first place.
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Erhaltungsdosis (Dosis*) f: die Menge eines Pharmakons, insbes. eines herzwirksamen Glykosids, die tägl. neu zugeführt werden muß, um den eliminierten Anteil zu ersetzen u. die Sättigungsdosis zu erhalten (s. Abklingquote).
(englisch) maintenance dose.
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