Breakthrough Symptom

Any symptom—e.g., dyspnoea—in an asthmatic that 'breaks through' and manifests itself, despite adequate management
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Long-acting injectable risperidone for relapse prevention and control of breakthrough symptoms after a recent first episode of schizophrenia: a randomized clinical trial.
Lately, however, she has been experiencing some breakthrough symptoms.
3,4) In light of her breakthrough symptoms, I would revisit the history to determine whether she really has GERD or if something else is going on.
We found that 860 patients had achieved complete relief of their symptoms and required no other treatment; the remaining 140 patients experienced a partial improvement and continued to use pharmacotherapy to control breakthrough symptoms.
Of the 45% of respondents who said they take over-the-counter (OTC) treatment for their breakthrough symptoms, 58% indicated they do so without consulting their physician.