Definition of pharmaceutically in US English:

pharmaceutically

adverb

  • See pharmaceutical

    • ‘Treating depression during pregnancy pharmaceutically has always presented problems for WLL because of the scantiness of reliable information on the effects of antidepressants on the baby.’
    • ‘Enolate salts are not pharmaceutically acceptable, and the presence of the enolate in pharmaceutically acceptable solution upon administration to the patient is irrelevant.’
    • ‘You would never consider using a pharmaceutically active compound in a pharmaceutical preparation as a stabilizer.’
    • ‘Moreover, many fatal overdoses occur because polydrug users deliberately use multiples of the therapeutic dose of pharmaceutically pure drugs, such as benzodiazepines and methadone.’
    • ‘There are now pharmaceutically available brands of natural progesterone, natural estrogen.’

Pronunciation

pharmaceutically

/ˌfɑrməˈsudək(ə)li//ˌfärməˈso͞odək(ə)lē/