CalcDose: a software for drug dosage conversion using metabolically active mass of animals

Drug and Chemical Toxicology
Haseeb Ahmad Khan


This Visual Basic computer program has been developed for drug dosage conversions using metabolically active mass (MAM) of the animals. The two body weights (one with known dosage and the other, for which the dosage has to be calculated) and the known dosage are entered in the respective input boxes and the appropriate units are selected using the option buttons. The program displays the report in the form of both the animals' body weights and the respective dosages in milligram per kilogram body weight as well as the total actual doses in milligrams. The object oriented layout, flexible data entry and comprehensive report format render the CalcDose software a convenient and handy tool for dosage conversions.


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