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Why is the weight of a person important when prescribing medications?And can you prescribe for an overweight child the same dose given to a fit adult?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
All medications: Are based on the weight of the person, usually in kilograms.
Answered on Nov 11, 2013

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