cocktail therapy

A mixture of drugs used to treat a particular condition; while any mixture may be considered a ‘cocktail’—e.g., antibiotics or chemotherapeutics—the term has had most currency in immunology as a mixture of immunosuppressive agents for controlling rejection

cocktail therapy

A mixture of drugs used to produce a particular effect
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At the recently held Liver Meeting, AbbVie presented data showing that the cocktail therapy treated 97.
David Ho developed HIV cocktail therapy, which was introduced in the mid 1990s and has since made AIDS a chronic but manageable illness for many.
Zhang was quoted as saying that if the two other medicines used as part of the cocktail therapy could also be made locally, the monthly cost of treatment for most Chinese patients could be brought down to less than 300 yuan.
Because the drugs must work together, the cocktail therapy is weakened if an AIDS strain is resistant to one of its constituents.
NanoViricides has also shown that its drug candidates against HIV/AIDS, even while being used as a single agent, had effectiveness equivalent to a triple drug HAART cocktail therapy in the standard humanized SCID-hu Thy/Liv mouse model.
The CHMP opinion comes close on the heels of Gilead seeking Japanese approval for the cocktail therapy (read more: Gilead (GILD) Seeks Japanese Approval for HCV Combo Drug).
The new protease inhibitors tipranavir from Boehringer Ingelheim and atazanavir from Bristol-Myers Squibb may also provide fresh options for standard cocktail therapy.
OTCBB: NNVC) (the "Company") reports that its lead anti-HIV drug candidate achieved a long term anti-HIV effect with a much shorter dosing regimen and a markedly lower total drug dose than HAART drug cocktail therapy in a recent animal study.
Data from the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 12-week study revealed that there was greater reduction in atrial fibrillation burden (AFB) from baseline in patients treated with the cocktail therapy compared to those treated with either drug as a monotherapy.
We are pleased with the results of this study in which the best nanoviricide candidate was as good as HAART cocktail therapy," said Anil R.
A copy of the press release entitled, "New Data Indicate Substance R May Enhance AIDS Cocktail Therapy," issued by Advanced Viral Research Corp.
The goal of this new therapy will be to reduce or eliminate the need for continued drug cocktail therapy.