coadministration

noun

co·​ad·​min·​is·​tra·​tion ˌkō-əd-ˌmi-nə-ˈstrā-shən How to pronounce coadministration (audio)
-(ˌ)ad-
variants or co-administration
medical
: the administration of two or more drugs together
Isoniazid may also cause peripheral neuropathy, although its development can be prevented with the coadministration of pyridoxine. C. Robert Horsburgh and Eric J. Rubin
coadminister transitive verb
or co–administer
coadministered or co–administered; coadministering or co–administering
To reduce the risk of bleeding, avoid coadministering the drug with an NSAID.

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention previously advised that COVID-19 vaccinations be administered alone, but after experience with non-COVID vaccines, health experts deemed coadministration to be safe. The Week Staff, The Week, 26 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coadministration was in 1965

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Cite this Entry

“Coadministration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coadministration. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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Medical Definition

coadministration

noun
co·​ad·​min·​is·​tra·​tion ˌkō-əd-ˌmin-ə-ˈstrā-shən, -(ˌ)ad- How to pronounce coadministration (audio)
variants or co-administration
: the administration of two or more drugs together
Isoniazid may also cause peripheral neuropathy, although its development can be prevented with the coadministration of pyridoxine. C. Robert Horsburgh and Eric J. Rubin, The New England Journal of Medicine

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