Should Doctors Consider Body Size When Prescribing Drugs ?

Does a one-size-fits-all strategy works fine for many medications ?

“Children are the special case in which weight-based dosing is always required.

For adults, shouldn’t doctors take into account body size when prescribing drugs?

As a small female, I worry about getting the same dosage of antibiotics as men who weigh 100 pounds more than I do.”

Read the debate on ASK WELL, nytimes, 2018/06/08.

Author: DES Daughter

Activist, blogger and social media addict committed to shedding light on a global health scandal and dedicated to raise DES awareness.

Have your say! Share your views

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.