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reg·i·men

(rej'i-mĕn), The cognate word regime is widely, and correctly, used as a synonym of regimen.
A program, including pharmacotherapy, which regulates aspects of one's lifestyle for a hygienic or therapeutic purpose; a program of treatment; sometimes mistakenly called regime.
[L. direction, rule]

regimen

/reg·i·men/ (rej´ĭ-men) a strictly regulated scheme of diet, exercise, or other activity designed to achieve certain ends.

regimen

(rĕj′ə-mən, -mĕn′)
n.
A regulated system, as of medication, diet, or exercise, used to promote health or treat illness or injury.

regimen

[rej′imən]
Etymology: L, guidance
a strictly regulated therapeutic program such as a diet or exercise schedule.

regimen

Medtalk A treatment plan that specifies dosage, schedule, duration of treatment. See CHAP, CHOP, CMF regimen, Daily regimen, Intermittent regimen, MAC regimen, Ornish regimen, STAMP I regimen, Treatment plan.

reg·i·men

(rej'i-mĕn)
Any program (including drugs) that regulates aspects of one's lifestyle for a hygienic or therapeutic purpose; a program of treatment.
[L. direction, rule]

regimen

Any system or course of treatment, especially one involving special diet or exercise.

reg·i·men

(rej'i-mĕn)
A program, including pharmacotherapy, which regulates aspects of one's lifestyle for a hygienic or therapeutic purpose; a program of treatment.
[L. direction, rule]

regimen

a strictly regulated scheme of diet, exercise, or other activity designed to achieve certain ends.
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00 when comparing HPV-16 and HPV-18 antibodies between any two of the three regimens.
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Among all women randomized, the rate of pregnancy at 12 months was 16% in the continuous regimen group and 17% in the cyclic regimen group; again, this difference was non-significant.
The new regimen not only reduces the treatment time by almost 66%, it also cuts down the treatment cost by 75%.
Of the remaining 17%, 6% were on a contraindicated dual-drug regimen, 6% were on a contraindicated monotherapy regimen, and 5% were on a therapy that was contraindicated because of drug interactions.
The patients were randomized to a three-drug regimen consisting of zidovudine/lamivudine plus efavirenz (382 patients) or to a four-drug regimen consisting of zidovudine/lamivudine/abacavir plus efavirenz (383).
The response rate among patients not receiving 3TC or FTC in their background treatment regimen was 80% versus 25% on placebo.
The goal was for individuals to stop their antiretroviral therapies to allow drug-resistant HIV to revert back to wild-type virus and then start a megaHAART regimen.
An appendix includes seven rules for better living and an exercise regimen for beginners.
The guidelines are broken down into the following categories: when to start, choosing an initial regimen, and when to change regimens and what to change to.

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