pharmacologic agent

pharmacologic agent

[-loj′ik]
any oral, parenteral, or topical substance used to alleviate symptoms and treat or control a disease process or aid recovery from an injury.
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Next month caregivers will have a new pharmacologic agent to tackle Alzheimer's disease.
A history of drug abuse is a consideration in choosing a pharmacologic agent, but it isn't necessarily a deal breaker in prescribing a stimulant.
When asked whether a bleeding complication in a patient receiving a particular pharmacologic agent would influence their future use of the same drug, 139 (81.
First Oral Pharmacologic Agent Developed for the Treatment of Premature Ejaculation
For these patients, a pharmacologic agent that temporarily increases coronary blood flow is used to mimic the increase in coronary blood flow caused by exercise.
Our Phase III trial is designed to demonstrate that these attributes, combined with a convenient, fixed, single-dose bolus administration, may offer the best-in-class pharmacologic agent for use in cardiac stress testing.
There are no approved pharmacologic agents for lymphedema today," said David Cory, President and Chief Executive Officer at Eiger.
This study clearly lends support to the use of American ginseng to address cancer-related fatigue, especially in light of a lack of conventional pharmacologic agents to address this common situation.
In contrast, no surgical procedures or pharmacologic agents should be considered as first-line treatment, because there is insufficient evidence supporting those approaches, said Dr.
These findings, in conjunction with the findings of Yano et al, should serve to remind all clinicians that we can provide comfort and enhance patient experiences in ways that transcend the administration of pharmacologic agents into various anatomic spaces.
Is there any evidence that pharmacologic agents used in the treatment of gestational diabetes can indeed and do indeed cause harm?
It includes sections on noncoronary diseases, pharmacologic agents, and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, and has a new full-color design.

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