Concomitant« Back to Glossary Index
Something that exists or occurs at the same time as something else. It can be a natural event, but in medicine is used when referring to:
- Concomitant medication: two or more medicines are given at the same time when treating diseases, or
- Concomitant disease: a second disease (or more) is present at the same time as the primary disease (or secondary symptoms occur with a main symptom).