prescription drug

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Noun1.prescription drug - a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacistprescription drug - a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist; "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
refill - a prescription drug that is provided again; "he got a refill of his prescription"; "the prescription specified only one refill"
over-the-counter drug, over-the-counter medicine - a drug that is sold without a prescription
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In no circumstance should anyone ever borrow prescription medication from family members or friends.
Linda Bernstein to help educate consumers on the smart, safe use of prescription medications and on cost-saving tools and resources that are available to help those with high prescription medication costs
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A woman who claimed to have a gun approached a walk-up window at a Bi-Mart pharmacy on Royal Avenue in west Eugene on Tuesday morning and demanded prescription medication from an employee, police said.
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The survey tool contained two questions pertaining to the types of methods that the participants used to read their prescription medication labels.
Douglas Greer claimed his constitutional rights were violated when the judge allowed a psychiatrist's testimony suggesting Greer fabricated his defense that prescription medication was to blame for his actions.
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The good news is that parents can begin to safeguard their children from prescription medication abuse if they take action right now," he said.
This includes all Medicare medical plans, as well as Part D prescription medication coverage.
In June, RxSAFES launched the RxDrugSAFE(TM), a secure prescription medication lock box designed by security experts and recommended by doctors and pharmacists, to secure prescription medications within the home.
New, Free Toolkit Helps Pharmacists Work with Community Partners to Fight Prescription Medication Abuse through Education, Outreach

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