maintenance drug

maintenance drug

Any medication that a patient takes on a continuing basis.
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The age, renal function, anesthesia scheme, and other underlying diseases are important factors influencing the occurrence of POCD.8 In recent years, foreign clinical studies have shown that9 a reasonable adjustment of the anesthesia maintenance drug program can effectively reduce the risk of postoperative POCD and reduce damage to central nervous system function.
But patients will now get Lynparza much earlier on as a maintenance drug if they have responded to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy.
Another popular maintenance drug for preventing heart attack and stroke is now being questioned after a study revealed that it might be causing more harm than good to elderly patients.
Why do you need a drone terrifying your dog when you can already get your prescription in minutes --whether it's a one-time prescription or a maintenance drug you forgot to refill--from the drag store down the block?
According to Rockwell, Triferic is its proprietary iron replacement and hemoglobin maintenance drug for treating anemia in hemodialysis patients.
Even though formoterol has a rapid onset of action, similar to that of albuterol, its slower peak effect and prolonged activity make it a better maintenance drug than an acute reliever or rescue agent.
With these as the starting maintenance drug dosages--and with no claim limits--it is easy to see how these costs can add up, even if there are no further complications.
Often patients are concerned about coming off Suboxone, but I educate them about how Suboxone is a tool to get them clean but not a suitable maintenance drug if a patient wants to get into recovery.
In Bosnia there are only two methadone maintenance drug replacement therapy centers with a combined capacity to handle about 160 patients.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects about 7% of American adults every day and about 40% at least weekly It's generally a chronic condition, and although medication labels generally recommend a finite duration of treatment, experts recognize that many patients with GERD need ongoing maintenance drug therapy.
At the same time, oral methadone became available as an alternative maintenance drug. By 1975, just 12 percent of maintained opiate addicts were receiving heroin; today, fewer than 1 percent of maintenance clients receive heroin.
They also agreed to establish a "pharmacy network" and a voluntary maintenance drug program effective in 1996.

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