symptomatic treatment


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symp·to·mat·ic treat·ment

therapy aimed at relieving symptoms without necessarily affecting the basic underlying cause(s) of the symptoms.

symptomatic treatment

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symp·to·mat·ic treat·ment

(simptŏ-matik trētmĕnt)
Therapy aimed at relieving symptoms without necessarily affecting the basic underlying cause(s) of the symptoms.

symp·to·mat·ic treat·ment

(simptŏ-matik trētmĕnt)
Therapy aimed at relieving symptoms without necessarily affecting basic underlying cause(s) of the symptoms.
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In the second half, in sharp contrast to the symptomatic treatments, the authors give a detailed account of a 54-year-old female patient with refractory IBS in a setting of a phobic anxiety state.
Some cases, such as those brought on by upper-extremity exercise in a young patient with minimal symptoms and signs, may respond well to symptomatic treatment alone and the avoidance of the precipitating causes; others may require aggressive anticoagulation and even thrombolysis.
For the first time in history, we are now on the verge of using the scientific knowledge that we know about this disease to provide more than just symptomatic treatment.
Dorval, QC, has announced that the government of Ontario has agreed to list Exelon(x), a new symptomatic treatment for mild to moderate Alzheimer Disease (AD), on the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary as a Limited Use Benefit effective March 7, 2001.
Schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder, delusional disorders, acute psychosis or mania with psychotic mood, brief reactive psychosis, atypical psychosis, Tourette's syndrome, schizophreniform disorder, Huntington's chlorea, short-term need of symptomatic treatment of nausea, vomiting, hiccups or itching, or dementia associated with psychotic or violent features that represent a danger to the patient or others.
JERUSALEM -- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE: TEVA) announced today that it has concluded an Asset Transfer Agreement with NeuroSearch A/S of Denmark (OMX: NEUR) to purchase all rights, assets and obligations relating to Huntexil[R] (pridopidine / ACR16), a drug candidate being developed for the symptomatic treatment of hand movement, balance and gait disturbances in Huntington disease (HD).
At the moment, unfortunately, there is no cure available to impede the severe-type of AD, and only symptomatic treatment is applicable for the moderate and mild-types, which often lasts about 2-3 years.
There are currently no FDA-approved vaccines or antiviral drugs for dengue virus infection and treatment has been limited to supportive and symptomatic treatment.
Symptomatic treatment for the pain may be preferred and if canidryl is not working there are some veterinary nutritional supplements containing greenlipped muscle, glucosamine hydrochloride and/or chondroitin sulphate that will do no harm and are worth a try but are unlikely to solve the problem.
COPD: the symptomatic treatment of adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with a FEV1
Meanwhile Senior Lecturer Women College Miss Sidra told the students that there is no specific treatment for the infection, good medical care with symptomatic treatment and good nursing can often save the life of an individual with dengue hemorrhagic fever.