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Combination drug         
DRUG THAT CONTAINS TWO OR MORE ACTIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INGREDIENTS
Fixed dose combination; Fixed-dose combination; Combination drugs; Combo drug; Combination formulation; Combination products; Combination medication; Fixed dose combination drug; Fixed-dose combination drug; Fixed-dose combination medication; Fixed-dose; Fixed dose; Fixed dose combination medication; Co-formulated
A combination drug or a fixed-dose combination (FDC) is a medicine that includes two or more active ingredients combined in a single dosage form. Terms like "combination drug" or "combination drug product" can be common shorthand for a FDC product (since most combination drug products are currently FDCs), although the latter is more precise if in fact referring to a mass-produced product having a predetermined combination of drugs and respective dosages (as opposed to customized polypharmacy via compounding"5-in-1 PolyPill Treatment May Prevent Heart Disease", BAYVIEW PHARMACY'S PRESCRIPTION COMPOUNDING BLOG,Apr 01, 2009 @ 08:09 AM.
Combined drug intoxication         
UNNATURAL CAUSE OF HUMAN DEATH
Multiple Drug Intake; Combined Drug Intoxication; Multiple drug intake; Mixed drug intoxication; Mixed drug toxicity; Multiple drug intoxication
Combined drug intoxication (CDI), or multiple drug intake (MDI), is a cause of death by drug overdose from poly drug use, often implicated in polysubstance dependence.
combination therapy         
USE OF SEVERAL MEDICATIONS TOGETHER TO TREAT A SINGLE DISEASE
Monotherapy; Polytherapy; Adjunctive therapy; Polymedicine; Adjunctive treatment; Combination therapies; Co-medication; Comedication; Combination treatment
¦ noun treatment in which a patient is given two or more drugs for one disease.
Examples of use of Combination drug
1. A combination drug therapy to lower blood pressure has been found to significantly reduce the cardiovascular risks for people suffering from type 2 diabetes.