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

Definition of coadministration

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

Other Words from coadministration

coadminister \ ˌkō-​əd-​ˈmi-​nə-​stər How to pronounce coadministration (audio) \ or co–administer transitive verb coadministered or co–administered; coadministering or co–administering
To reduce the risk of bleeding, avoid coadministering the drug with an NSAID.

First Known Use of coadministration

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Coadministration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coadministration. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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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

Medical Definition of coadministration

: 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

Other Words from coadministration

coadminister \ -​ˈmin-​ə-​stər How to pronounce coadministration (audio) \ or co–administer transitive verb

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