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Descriptor English: Drug Tapering
Descriptor Spanish: Reducción Gradual de Medicamentos
Descriptor reducción progresiva de la dosis
Entry term(s) reducción de la dosis
Scope note: Interrupción o disminución progresivas de una dosis terapéutica de un fármaco concreto durante un período de tiempo determinado.
Descriptor Portuguese: Redução da Medicação
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Dose Reduction
Dose Reductions
Dose Tapering
Dose Taperings
Reduction, Dose
Reductions, Dose
Tapering, Dose
Tapering, Drug
Taperings, Dose
Tree number(s): E02.319.309
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000084862
Scope note: Gradual discontinuation or reduction of a therapeutic dose of a particular drug over a period of time.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 2021
History Note: 2021
DeCS ID: 59459
Unique ID: D000084862
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Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/09
Revision Date: 2020/07/08
Drug Tapering - Preferred
Concept UI M000683477
Scope note Gradual discontinuation or reduction of a therapeutic dose of a particular drug over a period of time.
Preferred term Drug Tapering
Entry term(s) Dose Reduction
Dose Reductions
Dose Tapering
Dose Taperings
Reduction, Dose
Reductions, Dose
Tapering, Dose
Tapering, Drug
Taperings, Dose



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