Definition of Pharmacotherapy

1. Noun. (medicine) The use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease ¹



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Definition of Pharmacotherapy

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Medical Definition of Pharmacotherapy

1. Treatment of disease by means of drugs. See: chemotherapy. Origin: pharmaco-+ G. Therapeia, therapy (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pharmacotherapy

pharmacopoeias
pharmacopoeic
pharmacopolist
pharmacopolists
pharmacopsychosis
pharmacopœical
pharmacopœiæ
pharmacoresistant
pharmacoresistent epilepsy
pharmacosiderite
pharmacosiderites
pharmacotherapeutic
pharmacotherapies
pharmacotherapist
pharmacotherapists
pharmacotherapy (current term)
pharmacovigilance
pharmacuetical
pharmacuetics
pharmacy
pharmacy administration
pharmacy and therapeutics committee
pharmafood
pharmafoods
pharmalogical studies
pharming
pharmings
pharms
pharoah
pharology

Literary usage of Pharmacotherapy

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1. Diagnostic Therapeutics: A Guide for Practitioners in Diagnosis by Aid of by Albert Abrams (1910)
"(DIAGNOSTIC pharmacotherapy.) Alteratives.—Analgesics.—Anesthetics (general and local). ... pharmacotherapy."

2. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"... pharmacotherapy Despite the clear efficacy of newer antidepressants, substantial numbers of patients do not respond adequately to initial treatment. ..."

3. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"Other Pharmacologic Approaches Nonspecific pharmacotherapy—Symptomatic Treatment As reviewed in Chapters III and IV, administration and withdrawal from ..."

4. Smoking Cessation: Clinical Practice Guideline by Michael C. Fiore (1996)
"Expand hospital formularies to include effective smoking cessation pharmacotherapy such as the nicotine patch and nicotine gum. Ensure compliance with JCAHO ..."

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