skin patch

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Synonyms for skin patch

a medicated adhesive pad placed on the skin for absorption of a time released dose of medication into the bloodstream

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He tested that idea by skin patch testing 50 patients with IBS symptoms whom he recruited through his dermatology practice.
One year of treatment with the investigational proprietary Viaskin Peanut skin patch raised the threshold of exposure to peanut protein required to elicit an allergic reaction to a level that patients and families would consider life changing, Dr.
The subjects, healthy adults around 30 years old, were from Germany and the United Kingdom; 821 got a skin patch that contained 37.
Highest rates occurred for birth control pills, a skin patch or a vaginal ring.
Half the participants, who had an average age of 76, were treated daily with 15mg of nicotine administered via a skin patch.
A new skin patch promises to make future vaccinations for this type of virus (tiny nonliving particle that invades and reproduces inside living cells) much less painful.
RESEARCH by Naturtint, makers of a natural-based hair colourant, has found that almost 80% of 115 salons they surveyed were prepared to dye clients' hair without correctly performing a skin patch test.
Skin patch and vaginal ring versus combined oral contraceptives for contraception, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2008, Issue 1, CD003552.
PEOPLE in Bahrain are being warned over the use of a skin patch containing a potent painkiller, which health officials say could be fatal.
The Food and Drug Administration announced the warning in a statement, urging doctors to take care in prescribing the skin patch and to educate patients about how to use it.
In one study, 13% of patients who were treated for chronic otitis media were allergic to neomycin on skin patch testing.
The first skin patch for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is in the pipeline and is expected to receive U.
1) Definite loss of sensation in a pale (hypopigmented) or reddish skin patch
Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-a-day skin patch to treat major depression, after two 6-8 week studies and a longer-term review showed that the only common side effect was a mild skin reaction where the patch was placed.
Between the skin patch, the vaginal ring and improvements on the ever- popular pill, women have more birth control options from which to choose.