Definition of polypharmacy
: the practice of administering or using multiple medications especially concurrently (as in the treatment of a single disease or of several coexisting conditions)
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Medical Definition of polypharmacy
: the practice of administering many different medicines especially concurrently for the treatment of the same disease; also : the concurrent use of multiple medications by a patient to treat usually coexisting conditions and which may result in adverse drug interactions
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