Definition of equipotent in English:


Line breaks: equipo|tent
Pronunciation: /ˌiːkwɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
, ˌɛkwɪ-/


  • (Chiefly of chemicals and medicines) equally powerful; having equal potencies: the controlled studies compared doses of benzodiazepines that were equipotent in regard to efficacy
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    • However, clinically, the effectiveness is equal in equipotent doses.
    • The equipotent dosing ratio for diazepam: midazolam is reported as 1.5 to 2: 1.
    • In a further study by the same group oral THC 10 mg was found to be about equipotent to codeine 60 mg, and THC 20 mg was about equipotent to codeine 120 mg.

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