prophylactic

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preventative measure

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condom

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defending against disease

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remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease

contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

capable of preventing conception or impregnation

warding off

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preventing or contributing to the prevention of disease

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Prophylactic antibiotic therapy with cotrimoxazole has been effective in reducing serious bacterial infections, while prophylactic itraconazole has substantially decreased the number of Aspergillus infections.
Prophylactic antibiotic therapy with 2 g/day of amoxicillin/clavulanate was prescribed as a precaution in case the patient had a retropharyngeal abscess.
ATLANTA -- Most children with vesicoureteral reflux who are prescribed prophylactic antibiotic therapy do not take their medications, according to a retrospective study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association.
Knowing that the concentration is low has some prognostic value, although it should not be a reason for beginning prophylactic antibiotic therapy.