onset of action

onset of action

Pharmacology The length of time needed for a medicine to become effective. See Therapeutic drug monitoring.

on·set of ac·tion

(on'set ak'shŭn)
The time from drug administration until the drug exerts an observable specific effect or response.

onset of action

The time between the administration of a medication or other form of treatment and the first evidence of its effect.
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Duncan is not surprised about the possible lack of an AdCom given experience with CGRP-mAbs, and continues to view rapid-rime with a high PoS due to its convenience benefit, rapid onset of action, and 2 day sustained clinical benefit.
A rapid onset of action was observed from Day 1, with an increasing average improvement in BCVA of up to 7.5 letters at Day 14.
As of week 4, combination therapy had a faster onset of action; at week 12, significantly more patients achieved IGA 0 (11.9 versus 5.1 percent; P = 0.043) and 100 percent lesion reduction (17.8 versus 7.2 percent; P = 0.006) with combination therapy.
Additional benefits of Xiidra, exhibited in phase III studies, include a timely onset of action and well-tolerated safety profile.
The previous immunogenicity and pivotal phase 3 trials established dasiglucagon's safety profile and fast onset of action when administered via a pre-filled syringe in adult patients with type 1 diabetes.
As per previous literature and this article, 15 and 30 min are reasonable time scales to observe the adequate onset of action of intramuscular midazolam and hydroxyzine, respectively (1, 2).
The dressing is manufactured through a revolutionary non-thermal, PCA-free process that ensures the rapid onset of action of pure chlorhexidine, as well as the breathability and visibility of the wound site.
The active ingredient in both programs, EB-001, is a novel botulinum neurotoxin serotype E (BoNT/E) with a unique clinical profile, characterized by a rapid onset of action within 24 hours and a 2 to 4-week duration of effect.
The active ingredient in both programmes, EB-001, is a novel botulinum neurotoxin serotype E (BoNT/E) with a unique clinical profile, characterised by a rapid onset of action within 24 hours and a 2 to 4-week duration of effect.
CHICAGO -- Ropivacaine has a fast onset of action, has longer duration than either lidocaine or bupivacaine, and is the only one of the three that's inherently vasoconstrictive.
They require no monitoring; exhibit predictable pharmacokinetics, have limited food and drug interactions, and a rapid onset of action and a short half-life.
"The 1% tapinarof arm showed higher efficacy and had a quicker onset of action than the 0.5% arm or vehicle," he reported.