Polymorphous Polypharmacy: An Overview of Pharmacy History

A pharmacy. Oil painting by a French painter, ca. 1700. Wellcome Library reference no. 44595i. By Dr. William Schupbach / 09.27.2016 Historian People taking medicines often take more than one medicine simultaneously. Polypharmacy and combination therapy can have many advantages, as well as a number of difficulties, such as non-compliance, unwanted side effects, drug-resistant infections, medical disasters, and[…]