Definition of combination therapy
: the use of more than one method and especially more than one drug to treat a disease
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Medical Definition of combination therapy
: the use of two or more therapies and especially drugs to treat a disease or condition <a combination therapy for asthma using a beta-agonist and corticosteroid> <Although S. pneumoniae remains the most common cause of severe community-acquired pneumonia requiring ICU admission, combination therapy consisting of a cephalosporin with either a fluoroquinolone or a macrolide is recommended.—Richard G. Wunderink and Grant W. Waterer, The New England Journal of Medicine, 6 Feb. 2014>
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