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The side effect is mainly neutropenia which is reversible within 5 to 7 days, and non-cumulative overtime.

What does 'non-cumulative overtime' describe in this sentence? 'neutropenia' or the time?

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    It is probably a typo: a space missing from "over time" so "non-cumulative" refers to the disease. Nov 24 '20 at 17:37
  • Welcome to Stack Exchange! When quoting sentences or other text please (1) say where you found the text (2) who the author is and (3) give a link if possible. That way we can answer better. Otherwise we have to guess. P.S. always make sure you copy the text exactly. As @Weather Vane says, there seems to be a missing space and this changes the meaning. "overtime" is not the same as "over time". I hope this helps! Nov 24 '20 at 18:31
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    I’m voting to close this question because it is predicated on assuming a misprint is not such. Nov 24 '20 at 19:43
  • @Monica I'm so sorry for not giving a more detail description on my post. I am new here. I found the sentence on a medicine brochure and the sentence was written that way, with no space in 'overtime'. I had no idea when I was trying to translate the sentence. But, thank you very much, I understand the sentence now.
    – hana2set
    Nov 25 '20 at 11:54
  • Thanks Weather Vane and Edwin
    – hana2set
    Nov 25 '20 at 11:55
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non-cumulative overtime

This is incorrect. It should be "over time"

Here is a paraphrase

The side effect is mainly neutropenia which is reversible within 5 to 7 days, and non-cumulative as time passes.

In other words, the neutropenia does not get worse as time passes. (but I am not a doctor so I can't vouch for this)

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