Definition of overdosage in English:


Pronunciation /-ˈdōsij/


See overdose

‘It is well documented that hepatotoxicity in children has not been associated with acute overdosages below 150 mg per kg.’
  • ‘Heroin overdosage commonly occurs when higher potency heroin is used or when the heroin is mixed with other opioids, such as fentanyl.’
  • ‘A single drug is chosen and levels are monitored to assure adequate absorption and to avoid overdosage.’
  • ‘In the case of overdosage, milk or antacids should be given to bind alendronate.’
  • ‘Fever and delirium in serious anticholinergic overdosage may progress to coma and, finally, to cardiac and respiratory depression.’