Definitions for "Maintenance therapy"
Ongoing therapy that immediately follows a positive response to initial therapy. The purpose of maintenance therapy is to safeguard the initial response and prevent any relapses from occurring. As such, maintenance therapy is generally continued for extended periods of time, sometimes for life.
preventive or suppressive therapy that follows successful initial treatment of an illness.
Chemotherapy medicine given to prolong a remission.
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A therapeutic regimen intended to preserve benefit.
Taking drugs for a period of time after an infection has been treated, to stabilise the condition or prevent a re-occurrence or deterioration.