Definition of regimen in English:



  • 1A prescribed course of medical treatment, way of life, or diet for the promotion or restoration of health.

    ‘a regimen of one or two injections per day’
    ‘a treatment regimen’
    • ‘The same trials also revealed that 96 percent of women on the regimen would recommend its use to others.’
    • ‘Trials of anti-inflammatory treatment regimens for sepsis have had few successes.’
    • ‘HRT therapy is one of the most commonly prescribed drug regimens for postmenopausal women in the United States.’
    • ‘Our secondary hypothesis was that relapse rates would be same in the two treatment regimens.’
    • ‘Many clinicians have tailored patient treatment regimens through hemodynamic monitoring.’
    • ‘Not all patients will be able to achieve the goal of durable viral suppression, and treatment regimens need to be individualized.’
    • ‘The CDC provided two treatment regimens for extended protection against anthrax.’
    • ‘Treatment with standard regimens is highly effective even in this immunocompromised population.’
    • ‘The mainstay of initial treatment is a structured regimen of physical therapy.’
    • ‘All treatment regimens were generally well tolerated.’
    • ‘We also determined the costs of these treatment regimens to the NHS.’
    • ‘To date, long-term medical therapies and regimens have not been effective in treating morbid obesity.’
    • ‘They may try to hide their symptoms and not stick to treatment regimens.’
    • ‘Health officials have announced that they will re-evaluate the treatment regimen of ribavirin and steroids.’
    • ‘However, the ideal regimen and duration of treatment have not yet been resolved.’
    • ‘Treatments included standard regimens of whole brain radiation and/or chemotherapy.’
    • ‘The authors concluded that no significant difference in adverse events was evident among the various treatment regimens.’
    • ‘Continuous combined hormone replacement therapy regimens are safe and effective in the short term treatment of postmenopausal women’
    • ‘This includes dieting, exercise regimens, psychotherapy, or prescription medications.’
    • ‘The physician needs to consider a number of factors in choosing a treatment regimen for the patient with acne.’
    programme, series, sequence, system, schedule, regimen
    course of action, method of working, mo, line of action, process, procedure, practice, approach, technique, style, manner, way, means, mode of behaviour, mode of conduct, methodology, system, policy, strategy, programme, formula, regimen
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  • 2archaic A system of government.

    system, arrangement, scheme, code
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Late Middle English (denoting the action of governing): from Latin, from regere to rule.