Definition of Overdosage

1. Noun. Taking a pharmaceutical drug in excess of what has been prescribed. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overdosage

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Overdosage

1. 1. The administration of an excessive dose. 2. The condition resulting from an excessive dose. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overdosage

overdocumenting
overdocuments
overdoer
overdoers
overdoes
overdog
overdogs
overdoing
overdominance
overdominances
overdominant
overdone
overdoor
overdoors
overdoped
overdosage (current term)
overdosages
overdose
overdosed
overdoser
overdosers
overdoses
overdosing
overdot
overdots
overdraft
overdraft credit
overdrafts
overdramatic
overdramatically

Literary usage of Overdosage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Drug Labeling In Developing Countries by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Twenty-eight (12 percent) of the labels scored 1 (17) or 2 (11) in this area. overdosage Failure to include information on ..."

2. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1890)
"This overdosage means that when a certain quantity of chloroform exists in the blood (36 m. Snow), and when conveyed to the centres in the medulla oblongata ..."

3. Bulletin by Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station (1916)
"overdosage Several experiments were conducted both in open and closed boxes in order to ascertain the influence of varying dosages, beans being used for the ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 200-299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(i) overdosage. Under this section heading, the labeling shall describe the signs, symptoms, and laboratory findings of acute overdosage and the general ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"Careful watching of such an individual, with a sharp direction at the proper moment to breathe through the mouth, prevents this undesirable overdosage. ..."

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