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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The law required that manufacturers label drugs with directions and warnings, but the FDA could excuse drugs from the requirements in cases where labeling was "not necessary for the protection of public health." Rather than restrict this exemption to the most harmless drugs, the FDA exempted drugs labeled "prescription only" from label requirements.
Patients were instructed to fill the back-up prescription only if their condition did not improve or got worse.
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