pharmacotherapy

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phar·ma·co·ther·a·py

 (fär′mə-kō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. phar·ma·co·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease through the use of drugs.

pharmacotherapy

(ˌfɑːməkəˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Pharmacology) the healing and cure of illness by the administration of drugs
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A survey which has been done on more than 4,000 patients with myocardial ischemia by the cardiologists of Stony Brook University School of Medicine, aimed to design a data study that combined data from clinical trials performed between 1970 and 2012 of patients who had either percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), or angioplasty, plus drug therapy, or drug therapy alone to treat their CAD.
if they've received a recommendation from an authorized health professional that drug therapy is warranted; or
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