Example sentences for: discontinuation

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  • The goal is to allow for the eventual discontinuation of drug treatment.

  • The anti-inflammatory activity of SSZ is due to the 5-aminosalicylic acid component while the majority of the adverse side effects have been attributed to the sulfapyridine moiety [ 14 15 16 ] . Fever, abdominal pain, and rash may develop in 3% to 20% of treated patients, but these side effects are usually mild and improve with dose reduction [ 7 11 12 ] . Severe side effects necessitating SSZ discontinuation occur in less than 5% of treated patients [ 11 ] .

  • In addition, some inflammatory bowel disease patients have demonstrated cross-reactivity to 5-ASA products [ 11 ] . If severe symptoms do not resolve with SSZ discontinuation, a short course of corticosteroids may be of benefit.

  • The higher incidence of hypertriglyceridemia in the APV600/RTV arm was probably due to RTV, because this PI has been reported to cause elevations in serum triglycerides [ 22 ] . Other studies of RTV-boosted APV regimens have also reported that triglyceride elevation is usually grade 1 or 2 in magnitude, and, as in the present study, seldom necessitates treatment discontinuation or the addition of antihyperlipidemic drugs to the patient's treatment plan [ 10 19 ] .

  • No patient discontinuation in either group was due to study-defined changes in CD4 cell count (reviewed further below) or due to study-associated SAEs (disease progression or acute retroviral syndrome).


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