UPJOHN'S DRUG XANAX ON TRIAL

Bruce Fisher bruce at geordie.smtl.co.uk
Tue Mar 24 11:26:53 EST 1998


On 24 Mar 1998 11:26:15 GMT, Harmon <dontspamme at spam.not> wrote:
>
>Actually, there are ways to predict how people will react to drug doses.
>They are:
>
>ED50 - effective dose in 50% of test population
>LD50 - lethal dose in 50% of test population
>TD50 - toxic dose in 50% of test population
>TI - therapeutic index - measures drug safety, measured by LD50/ED50 or
>TD50/ED50.
>

It's really difficult getting volunteers for those LD50 trials.

Bruce.


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