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- adjective medicine Containing several
- adjective medicine Of or pertaining to
- noun medicine A
preparationcontaining several drugs
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There is no doubt that hospitals are powerful and dangerous places, that "best practices" are not always followed and that the so-called polypharmaceutical approach - a drug for every ailment a patient may have - offers endless opportunity for adverse reactions.
This morning it was all of the above, plus a polypharmaceutical hangover.