Adjuvant

Adjuvant

[aj-uh-vuhnt]
Adjuvants are pharmacological or immunological agents that modify the effect of other agents (e.g., drugs, vaccines) while having few if any direct effects when given by themselves. Types of adjuvants include:

See also

  • Combination therapy, where two medications are used to treat a condition, but the increased efficacy not necessarily relying upon interactions between the two

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