calc_dosing_weight {clinPK}R Documentation

Calculate commonly used "dosing weight"

Description

Dosing weight is determined based on total (TBW), ideal (IBW), or adjusted (ABW) body weight in kg.

Usage

calc_dosing_weight(weight, height, age, sex, verbose = TRUE, ...)

Arguments

weight

weight

height

height

age

age

sex

sex

verbose

verbosity ('TRUE' or 'FALSE')

...

pased to 'calc_abw()' function

Details

This is derived using following: - In principle, use IBW - If total body weight (TBW) > 1.2*IBW, then use ABW - If TBW < IBW, use TBW

Value

Returns a list of the following elements:

value

Dosing weight, in units of kg

unit

Units of dosing weight (kg)

type

Type of dosing weight selected, e.g., total body weight, ideal body weight.

Examples

calc_dosing_weight(weight = 50, height = 170, sex = "female", age = 50)

[Package clinPK version 0.11.1 Index]