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  • noun Plural form of polypill.

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Examples

  • However, some critics claim 'polypills' are an example of 'over-medication' and fear they may do more harm than good.

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  • Energy giant npower, which employs 12,000 UK workers, has signed up to a scheme offering staff daily doses of 'polypills'.

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  • Not everyone is convinced that polypills are a great idea, however.

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  • Lastly, there is criticism that polypills will lure patients into a false sense of security and will discourage them from losing weight, giving up smoking, or other healthy lifestyle changes.

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  • Some critics argue polypills will be too large for many people to swallow and that there will be adverse effects and drug interactions with other medications.

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  • Lastly, there is criticism that polypills will lure patients into a false sense of security and will discourage them from losing weight, giving up smoking, or other healthy lifestyle changes.

    Buzzword: Polypill

  • Not everyone is convinced that polypills are a great idea, however.

    Buzzword: Polypill

  • Some critics argue polypills will be too large for many people to swallow and that there will be adverse effects and drug interactions with other medications.

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  • For example, polypills for cardiovascular diseases have been developed that contain aspirin, blood pressure and cholesterol drugs.

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  • Proponents of polypills say they could save millions of lives — particularly in low - and middle-income countries — by potentially lowering the cost of proven treatments such as ACE inhibiters, beta blockers, and statins.

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