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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
Drugs used to control the rate of AF may cause side effects, especially fatigue and dyspnea. These are avoided by the more ... A combination of aspirin and fixed-dose warfarin (initial INR 1.2-1.5) was tried. Unfortunately, in a study of AF patients with ... Onalan O, Crystal E, Daoulah A, Lau C, Crystal A, Lashevsky I (2007). "Meta-analysis of magnesium therapy for the acute ... The place of the new thrombin inhibitor class of drugs in the treatment of chronic AF is still being worked out. The very ...
*  Specialty drugs in the United States
... became the first drug to receive the breakthrough therapy designation. On February 3, 2015 New York-based Pfizer's drug Ibrance ... When the FDA approves a new drug they may require a REMS program which "may contain any combination of 5 criteria: Medication ... Specialty drugs may also be designated as orphan drugs or ultra-orphan drugs under the U. S. Orphan Drug Act of 1983. This was ... Other criteria used to define a drug as specialty include "biologic drugs, the need to inject or infuse the drug, the ...
*  Timeline of HIV/AIDS
1992 The first combination drug therapies for HIV are introduced.[medical citation needed] April 6, popular science fiction ... 1995 Saquinavir, a new type of protease inhibitor drug, becomes available to treat HIV. Highly active antiretroviral therapy ( ... A New York Times Article says that 12 people of 75 who began combination antiretroviral therapy soon after becoming infected ... This treatment should start no more than 72 hours after a person has been exposed to the virus, and the drugs should be used by ...
*  Nocardiosis
A new combination drug therapy (sulfonamide, ceftriaxone, and amikacin) has also shown promise. The prognosis of nocardiosis is ... In patients who do not respond to sulfonamide treatment, other drugs, such as ampicillin, erythromycin, or minocycline, may be ... In patients with brain infection, mortality exceeds 80%; in other forms, mortality is 50%, even with appropriate therapy. It is ... cure rate with appropriate therapy. The cure rate falls to 63% with those infected with dissemented nocardiosis, with only half ...
*  Ochroconis gallopava
Treatment of infection often involves a combination of antifungal drug therapy and surgical excision. Ochroconis gallopava was ... Also, antifungal drug therapy and surgical excision can be used to treat the infection separately or together. O. gallopava ... These drugs and surgical methods are the most effective when the fungus is yet disseminated into the brain. Survival rate of ... However, both antifungal drugs and surgical excision do not guarantee the perfect cure; there are some reported cases of ...
*  William D. Steers
"Viability and safety of combination drug therapies for erectile dysfunction". Author Steers, William D. William D. Steers. A ... Steers was a member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA)Reproductive Medicine Advisory Panel, and chaired the ...
*  Fonsecaea pedrosoi
In severe cases, treatment is quite complex and involves a combination of antifungal drug therapy and surgical excision. ... Topical application of amphotericin B followed by long-term administration of oral antifungal therapy has been shown to be ... the restricted nature of therapies, and the lack of literature. Alviano, D; Franzen, A; Travassos, L; Holandino, C; Rozental, S ... "A refractory case of chromoblastomycosis due to Fonsecaea monophora with improvement by photodynamic therapy". Medical Mycology ...
*  TopoTarget
... on determining the molecular basis of Belinostat's anti-cancer activity and the drug's viability in combination drug therapy. ... TopoTarget is also looking into more drugs that interrupt HDAC activity, not only for cancer therapy, but for diseases like ... Currently TopoTarget has nine drugs in clinical development, as well as an extensive portfolio of small molecule drug ... "Drug Profile: Dexrazoxane for anthracycline extravasation". Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy. Expert Reviews. Expert Reviews ...
*  Dysautonomia
... a combination of drug therapies is often required to manage individual symptomatic complaints. Therefore, if an autoimmune ... neuropathy is the case, then treatment with immunomodulatory therapies is done, or if diabetes mellitus is the cause, control ...
*  Organic personality disorder
Thus, the combination of drug therapy with psychotherapy can lead to the reduction of symptoms of this disorder and the ... At the onset of drug therapy for effective treatment of anger and aggression, the drug of carbamazepine, phenobarbital, ... Finally, it is important for patients to take part in psychotherapy sessions during the period of drug therapy. In this way, ... However, the choice of drug therapy relies on the seriousness of patient's situation and what symptoms are shown. The choice ...
*  CYP2C19
Perucca, Emilio; Levy, René H. (2002). "Combination Therapy and Drug Interactions". In Levy, René H.; Mattson, Richard H.; ... Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. "Drug Interactions & Labeling - Drug Development and Drug Interactions: Table of ... Flockhart, DA (2007). "Drug Interactions: Cytochrome P450 Drug Interaction Table". Indiana University School of Medicine. ... also drugs that treat pain associated with ulcers, such as omeprazole, antiseizure drugs such as mephenytoin, the antimalarial ...
*  Cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy
The results for the combination drug-therapy group, however, were surprising, with 85 percent of the completing patients ... they show that treating depression with a combination of both an anti-depressant drug and a form of cognitive behavior therapy ... CBASP is often mistakenly labeled a variant of Cognitive Therapy (CT) or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) but it is not. Dr. ... Post-therapy practice for the rest of their lives holds in abeyance the ever-present danger of relapse and recurrence. A large- ...
*  Alavida Health Inc.
The Alavida Method is based on a Finnish treatment model involving a combination of drug therapy and counselling that has been ... is a company headquartered in British Columbia, Canada offering treatment of alcohol use disorder that combines drug therapy ... The Alavida program can be used in conjunction with other therapy and programs such as SMART Recovery, or as a preparatory ...
*  Fred D. Lublin
... to study the benefits of combination drug therapy. He is a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and to ... Partial list: Combination Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis, 2003-2012, National Institutes of Health Double-Blind, Placebo- ... PMID 14663037 Lublin, F.D. History of Modern Multiple Sclerosis Therapy. Journal of Neurology 252 (Supple 3):3-9, 2005. PMID ... Food and Drug Administration for that very purpose. He is the author of nineteen chapters, 136 publications and one text, and ...
*  Allen R. Morris
Emil Frei helped discover the cure for childhood leukemia and developed the first successful multiple combination drug therapy ...
*  Eribulin
The drug antibody eribulin combination therapy is a joint venture between Eisai and Merck. The clinical trials combine eribulin ... a liposomal formulation and antibody drug combination therapy, both are for the treatment of solid tumors. The liposomal ... Eribulin is an anticancer drug marketed by Eisai Co. under the trade name Halaven. Eribulin is also known as E7389 and ER- ... The mesylate salt was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on November 15, 2010, to treat patients with metastatic ...
*  TB Alliance
Today, a four drug combination therapy exists, but it takes six months or more to be effective. This requires a degree of ... At the present time, three of even four tuberculosis drugs are given as a combination therapy, over an extended period of time ... This poses a limitation for their use in combination therapy, for overcoming drug resistance. Also, some of the side effects ... This is one of the reasons why combination therapies are often essential for treating tuberculosis infections and most ...
*  Tocilizumab
The tocilizumab in combination with traditional disease-modifying antirheumatic drug therapy study". Arthritis & Rheumatism. 58 ... Data presented in 2008 showed the effectiveness of tocilizumab in combination therapy with methotrexate for RA treatment. In ... if other drugs like disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and TNF alpha blockers have proven to be ineffective or were ... The drug slows down the progression of the disease and can improve physical function of patients. The treatment of systemic ...
*  Salvage therapy
... drugs or drug combinations have, in general, much more severe side effects than the standard line of therapy. ... Salvage therapy, also known as rescue therapy, is a form of therapy given after an ailment does not respond to standard therapy ... This is often true of a drug of last resort. Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) are given to slow down the HIV reproduction, which in ... "Definition of Salvage therapy". MedicineNet.com. 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-26. "HIV Therapy 2006". Flying Publisher. 2006. ...
*  Breakthrough therapy
A breakthrough therapy designation can be assigned to a drug if "it is a drug which is intended alone or in combination with ... A breakthrough therapy is a drug: • intended alone or in combination with one or more other drugs to treat a serious or life ... Breakthrough therapy is a United States Food and Drug Administration designation that expedites drug development that was ... List of drugs granted breakthrough therapy designation FDA Fast Track Development Program Priority review (FDA) Orphan drug ...
*  Piperacillin
This combination is among the most widely used drug therapies in United States non-federal hospitals, accounting for $388M in ... It has been shown that the bactericidal actions of the drug do not increase with concentrations of piperacillin higher than 4-6 ... Piperacillin-tazobactam is recommended as part of a three drug regimen for the treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia ... Piperacillin is used almost exclusively in combination with the beta lactamase inhibitor tazobactam for the treatment of ...
*  Biguanide
However, when metformin is combined with other drugs (combination therapy), hypoglycemia and other side effects are possible. ... The term "biguanidine" often refers specifically to a class of drugs that function as oral antihyperglycemic drugs used for ... Therefore, they are effective in Type 2 diabetics; and in Type 1 diabetes when used in conjunction with insulin therapy. The ... Some biguanides are also used as antimalarial drugs. Examples include: Proguanil Chlorproguanil The disinfectants chlorhexidine ...
*  Impaired glucose tolerance
"Drug therapy can be considered when aggressive lifestyle interventions are unsuccessful." Glucose tolerance test Impaired ... Patients identified as having an IGT may be able to prevent diabetes through a combination of increased exercise and reduction ... Although some drugs can delay the onset of diabetes, lifestyle modifications play a greater role in the prevention of diabetes ...
*  Prostate cancer
... oral chemotherapeutic drugs (temozolomide/TMZ), cryosurgery, hormonal therapy, or some combination. Although the widespread use ... Other treatments may include a combination of surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy or chemotherapy. When it only occurs ... a combination of androgen signaling blocking agent with stem-like cell directed differentiation therapy drug would prove ideal ... "FDA approves new drug for advanced prostate cancer" (Press release). Food and Drug Administration. 15 May 2013. Archived from ...
*  Medicines for Malaria Venture
This poses a limitation for their use in combination therapy, for overcoming drug resistance. Also, some of the side effects ... This is one of the reasons why combination therapies are often essential for treating malarial infections and most infectious ... Under conditions of medical treatment, mutants that are resistant to the drug may escape the drug's action, survive and ... In 1999, the pipeline for new antimalarial drugs was virtually empty. The possibility of profit in antimalarial drug ...
*  Hemoencephalography
... undergoing only traditional drug therapy. The term autism encompasses a wide range of syndromes, such as Rett disorder, ... This finding was applied to humans in 1971 when Sterman trained an epileptic to control her seizures through a combination of ... allowing the patient to greatly reduce the drug therapy necessary for him to function successfully in school and offering a ... 70% of sufferers saw a 50% or more reduction in their migraines following combined neurotherapy and drug treatment, as opposed ...
*  MTOR inhibitors
... improve efficacy of mTOR targeting agents may be with stratification of patients and selection of drug combination therapies. ... Temsirolimus is pro-drug of rapamycin. It is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines ... Compared with drugs that inhibit either mTORC1 or PI3K, these drugs have the benefit of inhibiting mTORC1, mTORC2, and all the ... The natural antibiotic, rapamycin or sirolimus, a cytostatic agent, has been used in combination therapy with corticosteroids ...