It generally takes about three weeks for this brake to allow secretion of the higher levels that are clinically effective.
However, recent multi-center, randomized trials have shown that this is not clinically effective.
Medicare, he said, pays for technologies that are "clinically effective."
Even insulin from some species of fish is similar enough to human to be clinically effective in humans.
At present, there is not a single clinically effective treatment for diabetic cardiomyopathy.
Many health officials believe, however, that mass head examinations by school nurses are not clinically effective and represent a waste of resources.
Sometimes side effects appear even at a minimal clinically effective dose, leading the physician to search for a different drug.
More than only using scoring systems, one should search for a high rate of adherence to clinically effective interventions.
An NNT of 20 to 40 can still be considered clinically effective.
The panel said there was not enough evidence that the drug was clinically effective by itself at the low doses used in preliminary trials.