pharmacotherapy

noun
phar·​ma·​co·​ther·​a·​py | \ ˌfär-mə-kō-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce pharmacotherapy (audio) \

Definition of pharmacotherapy

: the treatment of disease and especially mental illness with drugs

Examples of pharmacotherapy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eccrine is developing a medication monitoring platform that will personalize pharmacotherapy through the non-invasive measurement of drug levels in sweat. Sonia Chopra, Cincinnati.com, "Deloitte Cincinnati 100: Watch for these 4 Rising Stars in Cincinnati business," 17 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of pharmacotherapy

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Pharmacotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pharmacotherapy. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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pharmacotherapy

noun
phar·​ma·​co·​ther·​a·​py | \ ˌfär-mə-kō-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce pharmacotherapy (audio) \
plural pharmacotherapies

Medical Definition of pharmacotherapy

: the treatment of disease and especially mental illness with drugs

More from Merriam-Webster on pharmacotherapy

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