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pharmacotherapy Line breaks: pharma¦co|ther¦apy
Pronunciation: /ˌfɑːməkə(ʊ)ˈθɛrəpi/

Definition of pharmacotherapy in English:


[mass noun]
Medical treatment by means of drugs.
Example sentences
  • We have moved from an era of inappropriate prostatectomy for nocturia and other irritative symptoms by urologists to one of inappropriate pharmacotherapy by general practitioners, at massive cost.
  • If weight loss does not occur within the first four weeks of pharmacotherapy, the medication or its dosage should be reevaluated.
  • If symptoms are severe enough to prevent effective trauma-focused therapy, pharmacotherapy is warranted as a next step.
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