An alternative is sequential therapy
, which involves taking one or two drugs for a few days, followed by one or more different drugs.
There also are no recommendations regarding sequential therapy
, which is increasingly viewed as an important therapeutic strategy.
Biopharma company NeuroRx reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's Fast Track status for its sequential therapy
of NRX-100 (ketamine HCl) followed by NRX-101 (D-cycloserine + lurasidone) in bipolar depression.
Case report of hepatic mucormycosis after liver transplantation: successful treatment with liposomal amphotericin B followed by posaconazole sequential therapy
Topically, treatment may be given in different ways like combination therapy, rotational therapy  and sequential therapy
Initial head-to-head studies showed that sequential therapy
was superior to standard triple therapy.
However, hybrid therapy might be superior to sequential therapy
If you go quickly in sequential therapy
, it's like the equivalent to starting combination from the beginning.
Instead of conventional triple therapy, bismuth-containing quadruple therapy (QT), concomitant therapy (CT), and sequential therapy
(ST) can be used.
consists of a 5-day course of treatment in which a PPI and amoxicillin are taken twice a day, followed by another 5-day course of a PPI, clarithromycin, and metronidazole.
The oestrogen-progestin sequential therapy
supports female secondary sexual characteristics.
Third-line sorafenib after sequential therapy
with sunitinib and mtor inhibitors in metastatic renal cell carcinoma.