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Can anyone tell me what the word prophylactic means?

Can anyone tell me what the word prophylactic means?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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Prophylactic means preventative So prophylactic treatment (medication) would mean drugs that are not treating a current symptom or condition, instead they are preventing (hopefully) a new symptom or worsening of existing condition
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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