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short-acting

Etymology: AS, sceort + L, agere, to do
pertaining to or characterizing a therapeutic agent, usually a drug, with a brief period of effectiveness, generally beginning soon after the substance or measure is administered.
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Dr Grzeskowiak said, "This study shows that women using short-acting asthma relievers take longer to get pregnant.
METHODS: Survey data from a facility-based sample of 479 Bangladeshi women aged 18-49 who did not intend to become pregnant in the four months following their uterine evacuation were used to examine women's choice of short-acting contraceptive methods (pill, condoms or injectable).
Most short-acting therapeutics exhibit immunogenic reactions, which led to people adopting long-acting therapeutics.
Insulin lispro injections are short-acting insulin products that can help improve blood sugar levels in diabetes patients.
BCBSMA coverage requires prior authorization (including review by a BCBSMA clinician who then notifies the pharmacy) before dispensing new short-acting opioid prescriptions with a >30-day supply and for all new long-acting opioid prescriptions.
Key words: oxytetracycline, long-acting oxytetracycline, short-acting oxytetracycline, pharmacokinetics, avian, chickens
At one time, short-acting CCBs were utilized for their BP-lowering capabilities.
Don't base diagnosis of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction on symptoms alone--but do have patients use inhaled short-acting beta-agonists and do warm-ups before exercise, according to new clinical practice guidelines issued May 1 by the American Thoracic Society.
Tbo-filgrastim is a short-acting recombinant form of G-CSF, indicated to reduce the duration of severe neutropenia in patients with certain types of cancer (nonmyeloid malignancies) who are receiving chemotherapy that affects the bone marrow.
Among spacers, the proportion relying on short-acting methods other than the injectable increased in 11 of the 13 countries.
Almost 3% (247 women) reported exposure to any bronchodilator in the periconceptional period, with nearly 90% of those exposures limited to the widely used short-acting [beta.
The drugs include the short-acting anticholinergic ipratropium (Atrovent, Combivent) and long-acting tiotropium (Spiriva).