from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Treatment of disease through the use of drugs.
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- n. The use of pharmaceuticals to treat disease
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The treatment of disease by means of drugs.
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Sarwer-Foner 1977 was opposed to long-term pharmacotherapy, noting that such patients do not in fact use medication, or use it improperly.
This may be possible with long-term pharmacotherapy or hormone manipulation but these options need to be investigated, he said
I think certainly we can't advocate pharmacotherapy, that is, medications, before we tell people to get off the couch and exercise, to eat right and to put the cigarettes down.
And the paper made no mention of the costs attached to long-term pharmacotherapy, "Katz added.
After an average of 466 days of continuous ADHD pharmacotherapy, weight change in treated subjects was - 12% of initial weight versus a 3% weight gain in controls.
"Quitting smoking requires a combination of pharmacotherapy and behavioral support," GSK said.
The role for pharmacotherapy in this effort is very small; the role for feet and forks, and the policies, programs, and practices that foster their good use -- far greater.
The ACVD task force on canine atopic dermatitis XX: glucocorticoid pharmacotherapy.
Evidence-based veterinary dermatology: a systematic review of the pharmacotherapy of canine atopic dermatitis.
Current treatment modalities include individual and family therapies, behavioral and academic interventions, and pharmacotherapy.