coadministration

noun co·ad·min·is·tra·tion \ ˌkō-əd-ˌmi-nə-ˈstrā-shən , -(ˌ)ad- \
variants: 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

coadminister

play \ˌkō-əd-ˈmi-nə-stər\ 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

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coadministration

noun co·ad·min·is·tra·tion \ ˌkō-əd-ˌmin-ə-ˈstrā-shən, -(ˌ)ad- \

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. RubinThe New England Journal of Medicine14 Apr. 2011

coadminister

play \-ˈmin-ə-stər\ transitive verb

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