intermittent regimen

intermittent regimen

Therapeutics A treatment schedule in which the Pt takes each prescribed medication 2 or 3 times wkly at appropriate dosage
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In India since the inception of the Revised National TB Control Programme 1997, intermittent regimen is being used.
The WHO has recommended both daily and intermittent regimens under recommendation number 2.
It is also plausible that the continuous nature of the infusion promoted sequestration and excretion mechanisms in these patients resulting in more efficient autoregulation versus the sporadic nature of potassium infusions in the intermittent regimen (17,18).
As placebo patients from the halted study cross over to vismodegib, they are being dosed on an intermittent regimen consisting of repeated cycles of 3 months on daily therapy, then 2 months off, with the aim of minimizing side effects.
Chestnut said that the findings of the study in the current JBMR provide the foundation for developing regimens of ibandronate that may be more convenient for patients than either the daily formulation or the particular intermittent regimen used in the study.
This is the first real demonstration of the efficacy of an intermittent regimen with a bisphosphonate," commented Dr.
An intermittent regimen makes sense, but not one where patients always need to check a calendar," commented Dr.
According to a spokesman for Roche, one of the two companies that makes ibandronate and sponsored the new study, FDA approval for the intermittent regimen tested in the study is not being sought because it is "complex and not ideal for patients.
Continuous dosing may also be helpful if the intermittent regimen is not working.
With the intermittent regimen, women took the drug every other day for 24 days, followed by a treatment hiatus of about 66 days before repeating the cycle, Dr.
A spokesman for Roche, one of the two companies that makes ibandronate and sponsored the new study, said FDA approval for the intermittent regimen is not being sought because it is "complex and not ideal for patients.
Continuous dosing may help if the intermittent regimen is not working.

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