maintenance medication

main·te·nance med·i·ca·tion

medication taken to stabilize an illness or symptoms of illness.
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1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Worldwide, asthma patients report that work time is adversely affected by their condition, despite the use of long-term maintenance medication, according to a study published online July 11 in the Journal of Asthma and Allergy.
One dog has no adopters because of health condition which requires maintenance medication.
Without giving names, Co said there are a lot of former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) players who are either sick or are struggling to sustain maintenance medication.
The program also provides medication alerts via SMS as a reminder to replenish maintenance medication to avoid missed doses.
Health ailments and maintenance medication cost a lot of money and could consume your savings and retirement funds.
This means taking your daily maintenance medication even when you are not experiencing asthma symptoms.
Although it is a lifelong problem, most patients remain well for long periods with maintenance medication and only suffer a flare or relapse for a few weeks at a time.
Foundations similarly does not use maintenance medication therapies for opioid addiction, although research director Morse says otherwise the facility tends to look at any interventions that it believes could improve the patient's quality of life.
The drug, which is delivered by inhalation, is the first maintenance medication for this condition that is taken once daily.
A mild asthmatic only needs rescue medication during an asthma attack, whereas moderate and severe sufferers should be taking maintenance medication every day as well as rescue medication during attacks.
During the 18-month follow-up period, relapse occurred among 38 percent of those in the cognitive behavioral therapy group, 46 percent of those in the maintenance medication group and 60 percent of those in the placebo group, making both medication and behavioral therapy effective at preventing relapse.
Using asthma maintenance medication as prescribed to get the underlying condition under control also will help control symptoms better, Warrier says.
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