short-acting


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short-acting

adj
(Pharmacology) (of a drug) quickly effective, but requiring regularly repeated doses for long-term treatment, being rapidly absorbed, distributed in the body, and excreted. Compare intermediate-acting, long-acting
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Women using short-acting reliever medication (known as beta-agonists) took 20% longer to conceive on average.
The study of more than 5,600 women showed that asthma patients who only use these short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women.
Short-acting methods can be initiated on the day of the uterine evacuation, regardless of procedure type.
Currently, most of the hemophilia therapeutics available in the market are short-acting, i.
Contract notice: Framework for short-acting erythropoietin and g-csf.
With today's approval, we are providing an important short-acting insulin option for patients that meets our standards for safety and effectiveness," Mary T.
In 2011, approximately 30,000 members received new prescriptions of short-acting opioids with a >30-day supply; 25% of these members obtained opioid prescriptions from multiple providers.
In this report, the global human insulin market is segmented on the basis of basis of products (human insulin biologics, insulin analogs & biosimilars, and delivery devices), drug type (rapid-acting, intermediate-acting, long-acting, short-acting, and premixed), drug brand (Lantus, NovoRapid/Novolog, Humalog, Humulin, Insuman, Actrapid, Insulatard, Mixtard, and Other Biosimilar Brands), delivery devices [insulin pens (reusable & disposable), pen needles (standard & safety), and conventional syringes], and applications (type I diabetes & type II diabetes).
Fourteen chickens were separated into 2 groups: chickens in group A (n = 7) were administered the short-acting formulation (10 mg/kg IM q24h) for 4 consecutive days, whereas those in group B (n = 7) were treated with a single dose (20 mg/kg IM) of the long-acting formulation.
I recently found out there are short-acting calcium channel blockers.
The charity warned if someone with asthma is prescribed more than 12 short-acting reliever inhalers in a year without seeing a doctor, it is an indicator they are not managing their condition properly.
4% of women taking short-acting preparations had new?