Inhalational medicines were used in As an example, insulin cannot be given orally because upon being administered in this manner, it is extensively metabolized in the gastrointestinal tract GIT before reaching the blood streamand is thereby incapable of sufficiently reaching its therapeutic target destinations.
In a recent review of this subject, Goldhirsch observed that such strategies had provided inferior results in both the adjuvant setting and in metastatic breast cancer, and concluded with a recommendation for adherence to the classical dose and schedule [ 21 ]. Effect of chemotherapy dose intensity and density on tumor cell kill and regrowth between cycles.
For example, persistent nauseaespecially with vomitingmay make it difficult to use an oral dosage form, and in such a case, it may be necessary to use an alternative route such as inhalationalbuccalsublingualnasalsuppository or parenteral instead. Jump to navigation Jump to search Dosage forms also called unit doses are pharmaceutical drug products in the form in which they are marketed for use, with a specific mixture of active ingredients and inactive components excipientsin a particular configuration such as a capsule shell, for exampleand apportioned into a particular dose.
AIM: Epinephrine is the drug of choice in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Table 3 Open in a separate window Shaking the liquid medicine bottle before use was correctly demonstrated by Various dosage forms may exist for a single particular drug, since different medical conditions can warrant different routes of administration.
The sociodemographic profile of the study participants is summarized in Table 1. The experience of conventional tablet use in children was reported by Table 2 Open in a separate window As seen from Table 3the accepted measurement of one teaspoon 5 mL was correctly reported by