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*  Salvage therapy
... , also known as rescue therapy, is a form of therapy given after an ailment does not respond to standard therapy ... Salvage therapy drugs or drug combinations have, in general, much more severe side effects than the standard line of therapy. ... "Definition of Salvage therapy". MedicineNet.com. 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-26. "HIV Therapy 2006". Flying Publisher. 2006. ... "Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)". World Health Organization. 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-26. "SALVAGE THERAPY". The AIDS InfoNet. 2006 ...
*  Altretamine
It is not considered a first-line treatment, but it can be useful as salvage therapy. It also has the advantage of being less ... Chan JK, Loizzi V, Manetta A, Berman ML (2004). "Oral altretamine used as salvage therapy in recurrent ovarian cancer". Gynecol ... Malik IA (2001). "Altretamine is an effective palliative therapy of patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer". Jpn. J ... a single agent in the palliative treatment of patients with persistent or recurrent ovarian cancer following first-line therapy ...
*  Waldenström's macroglobulinemia
When primary or secondary resistance invariably develops, salvage therapy is considered. Allogeneic stem cell transplantation ... They recommended starting therapy in patients with constitutional symptoms such as recurrent fever, night sweats, fatigue due ... Gertz MA (2005). "Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia: a review of therapy". Am J Hematol. 79 (2): 147-57. doi:10.1002/ajh.20363. ... Burwick, N.; Roccaro, A.; Leleu, X.; Ghobrial, I. (2008). "Targeted therapies in Waldenström macroglobulinemia". Current ...
*  FLAG (chemotherapy)
August 2001). "Mito-flag as salvage therapy for relapsed and refractory acute myeloid leukemia". Onkologie. 24 (4): 356-60. doi ...
*  Nitric oxide
Summerfield DT, Desai H, Levitov A, Grooms DA, Marik PE (2011). "Inhaled Nitric Oxide as Salvage Therapy in Massive ... Nitric oxide is also administered as salvage therapy in patients with acute right ventricular failure secondary to pulmonary ... Mark J.D. Griffiths, M.R.C.P.; Timothy W. Evans, M.D. (December 22, 2005). "Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy in Adults". N Engl J ... It is used on an individualized basis in ICUs as an adjunct to other definitive therapies for reversible causes of hypoxemic ...
*  Toxoplasmosis
other antibiotics, such as minocycline, have seen some use as a salvage therapy). If infected during pregnancy, spiramycin is ... Combination therapy is most useful in the setting of HIV. Clindamycin Spiramycin - an antibiotic used most often for pregnant ... As a result, the diagnosis is made by a trial of therapy (pyrimethamine, sulfadiazine, and folinic acid (USAN: leucovorin)), if ... an antibiotic used in combination with pyrimethamine to treat toxoplasmosis Combination therapy is usually given with folic ...
*  Jo-Anne H. Young
van Burik JA, Hare RS, Solomon HF, Corrado ML, Kontoyiannis DP (2006). "Posaconazole is effective as salvage therapy in ... analysis of infectious complications in patients treated with T cell depletion versus immunosuppressive therapy to prevent ...
*  Colistin
Drug of last resort Salvage therapy Falagas ME, Grammatikos AP, Michalopoulos A (October 2008). "Potential of old-generation ... Neuro- and nephrotoxic effects appear to be transient and subside on discontinuation of therapy or reduction in dose. At a dose ... Manifestations and specific reaction rates during 317 courses of therapy". Annals of Internal Medicine. 72 (6): 857-68. doi: ... "Combined colistin and rifampicin therapy for carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections: clinical outcome and ...
*  Foscarnet
2006). "Foscarnet salvage therapy for patients with late-stage HIV disease and multiple drug resistance". Antivir. Ther. (Lond ... Foscarnet can be used to treat highly treatment-experienced patients with HIV as part of salvage therapy. Foscarnet is a ... 2007). "Long-term foscarnet therapy remodels thymidine analogue mutations and alters resistance to zidovudine and lamivudine in ...
*  Streptomyces somaliensis
"Refractory Craniofacial Actinomycetoma Due to Streptomyces somaliensis That Required Salvage Therapy with Amikacin and Imipenem ...
*  Bedaquiline
Small studies have also examined its use as salvage therapy for non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections. It is a component of ... Two new drug therapies might cure every form of tuberculosis. Feb 2017 Archived 2017-02-20 at the Wayback Machine. Drugs.com: ... The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy. 34 (11): 1187-1197. doi:10.1002/phar.1482. ISSN 1875-9114. Archived from ...
*  Coccidioides immitis
Voriconazole is also being studied in salvage therapy for refractory cases. A case report indicated that voriconazole in ... Posaconazole has been approved by the European Commission as a salvage therapy for refractory coccidioidomycosis. Clinical ... The duration of therapy is dictated by the clinical course of the illness, but it should be at least 6 months in all patients ... Therapy is tailored based on a combination of resolution of symptoms, regression of radiographic abnormalities, and changes in ...
*  Minocycline
"Clarithromycin-Minocycline Combination as Salvage Therapy for Toxoplasmosis in Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency ... When minocycline therapy is given over prolonged periods, monitoring for signs of thyroid cancer should be considered.[citation ... Occasionally minocycline therapy may result in autoimmune disorders such as drug related lupus and auto-immune hepatitis; ... Autoimmune problems emerge during chronic therapy but can sometimes occur after only short courses of a couple of weeks of ...
*  Amsacrine
"Amsacrine combined with etoposide and high-dose methylprednisolone as salvage therapy in acute lymphoblastic leukemia in ...
*  DHAP (chemotherapy)
Effective salvage therapy for lymphoma with cisplatin in combination with high-dose Ara-C and dexamethasone (DHAP). ...
*  Everolimus
"Salvage therapy with everolimus improves quality of life in patients with refractory chronic graft-versus-host disease" (PDF). ... Much research has also been conducted on everolimus and other mTOR inhibitors as targeted therapy for use in a number of ... Interim phase III trial results in 2011 showed that adding Afinitor (everolimus) to exemestane therapy against advanced breast ... and mTOR inhibition has been suggested as an anti-aging therapy. Everolimus was used in a recent clinical trial by Novartis, ...
*  Tipranavir
Like lopinavir and atazanavir, it is very potent and is effective in salvage therapy for patients with drug resistance. However ... It is administered with ritonavir in combination therapy to treat HIV infection. Tipranavir has the ability to inhibit the ...
*  Integrase inhibitor
They are also useful in salvage therapy for patients whose virus has mutated and acquired resistance to other drugs. ... "raltegravir plus optimized background therapy provided better viral suppression than optimized background therapy alone for at ... Dolutegravir is marketed as 50 mg tablets as a once or twice daily in a combination ART therapy together with two NRTIs. ... July 2008). "Raltegravir with optimized background therapy for resistant HIV-1 infection". N. Engl. J. Med. 359 (4): 339-54. ...
*  Echinocandin
Caspofungin is used in the treatment of febrile neutropenia and as salvage therapy for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis ...
*  Evangelos Katsioulis
Salvage Therapy with Temozolomide in two patients with primary non-operable Glioblastoma Multiforme. In abstracts of the 5th ... Salvage Therapy with Temozolomide in two patients with primary non-operable Glioblastoma Multiforme, Neuro-Oncology, Volume 4, ... The contribution of Radiation therapy in the therapeutic approach, 8th Greek Congress of Mastology, Thessaloniki, (7-10/3/2002 ... The contribution of Radiation therapy in the therapeutic approach, Helliniki Iatriki, Volume 68, Supplementary issue 1, p. 119 ...
*  Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
... partial response identifies subset requiring earlier salvage therapy for symptomatic disease". Blood. 112 (8): 3122-5. doi: ...
*  Smouldering myeloma
... partial response identifies subset requiring earlier salvage therapy for symptomatic disease". Blood. 112 (8): 3122-5. doi: ... Treatment for multiple myeloma is focused on therapies that decrease the clonal plasma cell population and consequently ...
*  ESHAP
... is an acronym for relatively intensive chemotherapy regimen that is used for salvage therapy in relapsed or refractory ...
*  Drug of last resort
... in which case it may be viewed as salvage therapy. The use of a drug of last resort may be based on agreement among members of ... Therapies considered to be drugs of last resort may at times be used earlier in the event that an agent would likely show the ... Some experimental therapies might also be called drugs of last resort when administered following the failure of all known and ... Tolcapone - used in patients with Parkinson's disease who are not appropriate candidates for other adjunctive therapies. Use is ...
*  Enfuvirtide
Its cost and inconvenient dosing regimen are factors behind its use as a reserve, for salvage therapy in patients with multi- ... Due to the chronic nature of this kind of therapy, this dosage form may be a major problem for the patient's adherence to this ... It is marketed under the trade name Fuzeon (Roche). Enfuvirtide therapy costs an estimated US$25,000 per year in the United ... Enfuvirtide (INN) is an HIV fusion inhibitor, the first of a novel class of antiretroviral drugs used in combination therapy ...
*  National Hockey League lore
During the second intermission, the Kings had discussed remaining determined to salvage some pride and send a message for game ... Despite offers from the Anaheim Ducks, and continued physical therapy efforts years later, he was ultimately never medically ...