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off

English translation: Yes, that is exactly what it means.

07:08 Apr 3, 2005
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: off
Take 1 tablet by mouthy once daily for 3 weeks then off for 1 week.

Does 'off' here mean we should discontinue taking tablets after three weeks for a period of one week and then start taking again?
Ketan
English translation:Yes, that is exactly what it means.
Explanation:
...although it could mean that you take it for 3 weeks, then don't take it for a week, at the end of which you will see the doctor again, who will evaluate you and decide what to do next.
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Can Altinbay
Local time: 07:17
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5 +9Yes, that is exactly what it means.
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +9
Yes, that is exactly what it means.


Explanation:
...although it could mean that you take it for 3 weeks, then don't take it for a week, at the end of which you will see the doctor again, who will evaluate you and decide what to do next.


Can Altinbay
Local time: 07:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in JapaneseJapanese
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Armorel Young: I don't see anything in the text about seeing the doctor after 4 weeks, but it's certainly tablets for 3 weeks followed by one week of no tablets.
13 mins
  -> Thank you. I understand what you're saying, but I don't see anything about continuing, either. Both are possible scenarios. Thank you, though.

agree  Nanny Wintjens
32 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  mportal: agree with Armorel
2 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Robert Donahue (X)
4 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
4 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Elizabeth Rudin
5 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Mikhail Kropotov
22 hrs
  -> Thank you, Sir. :-)

agree  Aleksey Khudyakov
2 days 20 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Felipe Simões
11 days
  -> Thank you.
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