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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Patients with moderate-to-severe acne were assigned equally (50 patients each) to one of the two treatment regimens using block randomization technique, Group A was given lowdose continuous regimen - 20 mg of oral isotretinoin once daily for 4 months and Group B was given low-dose intermittent regimen - 20 mg of oral isotretinoin once daily for 1 week out of every 4 weeks.
Relapse-free survival was significantly inferior with the intermittent regimen.
Also, the results cannot be extrapolated to those who have less-frequent sexual intercourse, who would thus be taking TDF-FTC on a more intermittent regimen than was seen in this trial, they said.
It was found that few students had misconcepts on intermittent regimen of DOTS, chemoprophylaxis.
In India since the inception of the Revised National TB Control Programme 1997, intermittent regimen is being used.
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 of today if you look at the National TB Control Program, I think the failure rate in PLHIVs is comparable to HIV negative patients, if we follow the thrice a week intermittent regimen.
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.
This is the first real demonstration of the efficacy of an intermittent regimen with a bisphosphonate," commented Dr.
Continuous dosing may also be helpful if the intermittent regimen is not working.
An intermittent high-dose budesonide regimen and a daily low-dose regimen resulted in similar reductions in asthma exacerbations in preschool children with recurrent wheezing, but the intermittent regimen was associated with significantly less drug exposure.
Continuous dosing may help if the intermittent regimen is not working.

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