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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Our prescription medication affordability measures align with our mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible, said Nannette Berensen, Assistant Vice President for Intermountain Healthcare Pharmacy Services.
Prescription medication data are electronically transmitted from the externally contracted pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) to the organizations' administrative claims data.
In no circumstance should anyone ever borrow prescription medication from family members or friends.
Dubai: The abuse of prescription medication is a growing public health concern in the UAE, said a senior expert in drug control.
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.
A free online tool kit developed by Ohio State University College of Pharmacy with funding from the Cardinal Health Foundation aims to help pharmacists work with citizens, local schools and civic organizations to fight prescription medication abuse.
CAM users were more likely than non-CAM users to be adolescents rather than infants or toddlers; live in the West, Northeast or Midwest compared with those in the South; more likely to have a parent with a college education; and more likely to use prescription medication.
The survey tool contained two questions pertaining to the types of methods that the participants used to read their prescription medication labels.
Thirty percent of children under age 19 years were taking a prescription medication to treat at least one chronic health condition in 2007, according to Medco Health Solutions.
Adolescents are more likely than young adults to become dependent on prescription medication.
dagger]) Persons with systolic blood pressure [greater than or equal to] 140 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure [greater than or equal to] 90 mm Hg or who reported current use of a prescription medication for high blood pressure.
A vivid account of Gould's personal struggle and an indispensable aide for those with diabetes (particularly type two diabetes), "How I Conquered Diabetes" is very strongly recommended, especially for non-specialist general readers who have (or know anyone with) diabetes and looking for viable treatment alternatives to insulin and prescription medication.

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