combination therapy

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: the use of more than one method and especially more than one drug to treat a disease

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combination therapy

noun

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: 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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