alternate-day therapy

alternate-day therapy

treatment once every 48 hours. Depending on the drug's duration of effect, this may reduce side effects. Used most commonly with glucocorticoids.
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Abramovits sometimes considers alternate-day therapy early in the course of retinoid treatment, and he said he often gives his approval to patients who want to take 1-3 day "retinoid holidays" to allow side effects to subside.