symptomatic treatment


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symp·to·mat·ic treat·ment

therapy aimed at relieving symptoms without necessarily affecting the basic underlying cause(s) of the symptoms.

symp·to·mat·ic treat·ment

(simptŏ-matik trētmĕnt)
Therapy aimed at relieving symptoms without necessarily affecting the basic underlying cause(s) of the symptoms.

symp·to·mat·ic treat·ment

(simptŏ-matik trētmĕnt)
Therapy aimed at relieving symptoms without necessarily affecting basic underlying cause(s) of the symptoms.
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Physicians can help by reminding patients of the adverse effects of antibiotics and the natural course of rhinosinusitis, as well as by offering symptomatic treatments.
Economic evaluation of specific immunotherapy versus symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis in Germany.
In the second half, in sharp contrast to the symptomatic treatments, the authors give a detailed account of a 54-year-old female patient with refractory IBS in a setting of a phobic anxiety state.
The company currently has three compounds in development for Alzheimer's disease; Phenserine - a potential symptomatic and disease progression treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD); Posiphen(TM) - a potential disease progression treatment for AD now in Phase I; and BisNorCymcerine (BNC) - a potential symptomatic treatment of severe AD in the pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) stage.
INTRODUCTION: Diosmectite is a purified clay consisting of a double aluminum and magnesium silicate, marketed for the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea.
And physicians need to be advocates for their patients by ensuring not just that they receive symptomatic treatment and proper nutrition, but that they are able to continue in school so they won't be behind when they begin to recover.
In April Impax received approval for a generic version of Mestinon (pyridostigmine bromide) 60-mg tablets, which are prescribed for the symptomatic treatment of myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disorder primarily characterized by muscle weakness and rapid muscle fatigue.
'But there is no clinical evidence that intensive treatment works any better than symptomatic treatment, hence this trial to compare these two approaches to treatment to see which works best.
"For the first time in history, we are now on the verge of using the scientific knowledge that we know about this disease to provide more than just symptomatic treatment. I think that within the next three to six years, we will be able to test this hypothesis."