Definition of overdosage in US English:

overdosage

noun

  • See overdose

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

Pronunciation

overdosage

/-ˈdōsij/