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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

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

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]
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The MTBDRsl test is also a critical prerequisite for identifying MDR-TB patients who are eligible for the newly recommended shorter regimen, while avoiding placing patients who have resistance to second-line drugs on this regimen (which could fuel the development of extensively drug-resistant TB or XDR-TB).
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Larger proportions of women in the cyclic regimen group than in the continuous regimen group reported any bleeding, regular bleeding or a normal volume of bleeding.
Dr Trebucq was excited that, "The new regimen is a revolution indeed as it involves the use of existing drugs, is more patient friendly and can be managed relatively easily and gives a lot of hope to a lot many people in many countries.
The main endpoint was the time period for discontinuation of HAART, defined as the time at least one of the drugs in the regimen was stopped.
In this retrospective study, 27 metastatic CRC patients previously exposed to irinotecan and/or oxaliplatin were treated with the FOLFIRI-3 regimen as second-line therapy.
On page 59, under "Recommended Regimen A," the daily dosage for Ofloxacin was incorrect.
HIV treatment experts say the combination pill will be a godsend for those like Robin whose virus can be controlled by its three component drugs and for newly diagnosed HIVers whose first regimen will now be simple to take.
The TMC114 EAP is available to HIV-1 infected adults, at least 18 years old, who have limited or no treatment options due to virological failure or intolerance to multiple ARV regimens. Patients must be three-class experienced with at least two PI-based regimens, and have a CD4 cell count of equal or less than 200 cells/mm3.
These were compared with an "active control" group--volunteers who got the best regimen that could be devised for them using approved drugs.

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