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    Word for different quantities of active drug ingredient

    A medicine may be supplied with same drug name but with different quantities of active ingredient, eg. drug x 5 mg, 10 mg,...

    Is there a formal word for the 5 mg, 10 mg,...?, such as drug x is suppled in different ? .

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    Re: Word for different quantities of active drug ingredient


    strengths


    the effective or essential properties characteristic of a beverage, chemical, or the like:
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    Re: Word for different quantities of active drug ingredient

    Doses

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    Re: Word for different quantities of active drug ingredient

    Dosages

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    Re: Word for different quantities of active drug ingredient

    No, it's strengths guys. The dose is how much you take. The strength is the mg. size of the tablet.
    One 100 mg strength tablet is the same dose as two 50 mg strength tablets.

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