Entry from US English dictionary
A pill containing a number of medicines that all treat the same condition.
- The underlying tenet of the polypill - that combination therapy is better than monotherapy - may well be correct, particularly with regard to secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
- A widely held concern was the way in which a polypill might undermine personal responsibility for wellness and encourage unhealthy lifestyles.
- It taking a pill, such as the polypill, leads a person to believe they can eat two Big Macs every day, that would be very unfortunate.
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