It is an anti-oestrogen widely used in the adjuvant therapy of breast cancer and is also used as a prophylactic to prevent the disease in high-risk women.
Prescribing of drugs for Alzheimer's disease and prophylactic extraction of wisdom teeth showed trends consistent with, but not obviously a consequence of, the guidance.
In other words, there's very slight blockage and they want to take a preventative move, prophylactic heart surgery.
Quinine, as well as being used as a prophylactic against malaria, was also considered to be an appetite stimulant and a more general antidote to fever.
Other studies conclude that prophylactic colonic resection cannot prevent recurrent disease and its complications.
We see a substitution by a ‘truer’ double, but this prophylactic system is also haunted by uncertainty.
Given that cluster of information, we decided that it was prudent to evaluate all of the employees in that building to see if anyone else had been exposed and to offer protection using prophylactic antibiotics.
Fear is never a good reason to take unnecessary medication, and in this case taking the drug as a prophylactic could cause much more harm than good.
These lesions, being visible during eye examinations, are often considered for prophylactic therapy in an attempt to prevent retinal detachment.
Healthcare spending is not promotable as a goal in itself and such spending, except in its preventive or prophylactic aspect, is unrelated to good health, a promotable goal.