therapeutic-window


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  • therapeutic window — n 1) the range of dosage of a drug or of its concentration in a bodily system that provides safe effective therapy <the narrow therapeutic window...the effect may go from therapeutic to toxic with an increase of just 10 micrograms per… …   Medical dictionary

  • Therapeutic window — (or pharmaceutical window) is an index for estimation of drug dosage which can treat disease effectively while staying within the safety range. In other words, it is the dosage of a medication between the amount that gives an effect (effective… …   Wikipedia

  • therapeutic window — noun The range of doses of a drug which are effective without being harmful …   Wiktionary

  • window — 1. SYN: fenestra. 2. Any opening in space or time. 3. Radiology. A view especially contrived to accentuate tissue contrast. aortic w. obsolete term for a radiolucent region below the …   Medical dictionary

  • window — windowless, adj. windowy, adj. /win doh/, n. 1. an opening in the wall of a building, the side of a vehicle, etc., for the admission of air or light, or both, commonly fitted with a frame in which are set movable sashes containing panes of glass …   Universalium

  • Optical window in biological tissue — The Optical window [1] (also known as therapeutic window) defines the range of wavelengths where light has its maximum depth of penetration in tissue. Within the NIR window, scattering is the most dominant light tissue interaction, and therefore… …   Wikipedia

  • Near-infrared window in biological tissue — The near infrared (NIR) window (also known as optical window or therapeutic window) defines the range of wavelengths where light has its maximum depth of penetration in tissue. Within the NIR window, scattering is the most dominant light tissue… …   Wikipedia

  • Pharmacodynamics — Pharmacokinetics may be simply defined as what the body does to the drug, as opposed to pharmacodynamics which may be defined as what the drug does to the body.[1] “ …   Wikipedia

  • therapeutics — /ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of medicine concerned with the remedial treatment of disease. [1665 75; see THERAPEUTIC, ICS] * * * Treatment and care to combat disease or alleviate pain or injury. Its tools include… …   Universalium

  • Pharmacology — A variety of topics involved with pharmacology, including neuropharmacology, renal pharmacology, human metabolism, intracellular metabolism, and intracellular regulation. Pharmacology (from Greek φάρμακον, pha …   Wikipedia