Dosage And Duration

Dosage is referred to as the frequency or the number of times a prescribed drug dose to be taken in a prescribed dosage form. Dosages are mentioned as OD (once daily), BID (twice daily), TID (thrice daily) or as 1-0-1 (morning and night), 1-1-1 (morning, afternoon, and night), etc. There are various dosage forms such as tablets, patches, ointments, etc. Specialized dosage forms are dispersible, extended-release, chewable tablets, etc. Duration is referred to as the number of days the prescribed dosage to be taken by the patient. Duration of action of a drug is the amount of time the effect of the drug lasts.

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