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me·dic·a·ment

 (mĭ-dĭk′ə-mənt, mĕd′ĭ-kə-)
n.
An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.

[Latin medicāmentum, from medicāre, to cure; see medicate.]
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medicament

(mɪˈdɪkəmənt; ˈmɛdɪ-)
n
(Medicine) a medicine or remedy in a specified formulation
[C16: via French from Latin medicāmentum, from medicāre to cure]
medicamental, ˌmedicaˈmentary, ˌmedicaˈmentous adj
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me•dic•a•ment

(məˈdɪk ə mənt, ˈmɛd ɪ kə-)

n.
a healing substance; medicine; remedy. Also called med•i•cant (ˈmɛd ɪ kənt) .
[1535–45; < Latin medicāmentum=medicā(rī) to cure + -mentum -ment. See medicate]
med`i•ca•men′tal (-ˈmɛn tl) med`i•ca•men′tous, adj.
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Noun1.medicament - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of diseasemedicament - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
acyclovir, Zovirax - an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms
alendronate, Fosamax - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
allopurinol, Zyloprim - a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid
amrinone, Inocor - a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
angiogenesis inhibitor - a drug that is designed to prevent the growth of blood vessels that nourish tumors
antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medication - a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
anticholinergic, anticholinergic drug - a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine
anticholinesterase - a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect
anticoagulant medication, decoagulant - medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug - a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
antidepressant, antidepressant drug - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
antidiarrheal, antidiarrheal drug - a drug used to control or stop diarrhea
antidiuretic, antidiuretic drug - a drug that limits the formation of urine
antiemetic, antiemetic drug - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory drug - a medicine intended to reduce inflammation
antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
antipyretic, febrifuge - any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever
antiseptic - a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
antispasmodic, antispasmodic agent, spasmolytic - a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
antitussive - any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing
antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug - any drug that destroys viruses
APC - a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)
astringent, astringent drug, styptic - a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
atomic cocktail - an oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer
azathioprine, Imuran - an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ
blocking agent, blocker - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
bronchodilator - a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs
calcium blocker, calcium-channel blocker - any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
carminative - medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing
Atromid-S, clofibrate - a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases
clopidogrel bisulfate, Plavix - a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow
cold medicine - medicine intended to relieve the symptoms of the common cold
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medicament

noun
1. An agent used to restore health:
2. A substance used in the treatment of disease:
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medicament

[meˈdɪkəmənt] Nmedicamento m
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medicament

nMedikament nt, → Mittel nt
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In our study, comparative analysis of study groups yielded no statistically significant differences in the measured PD and ACD values, although the mean ACD value was below 2.5 mm in the groups with PEX syndrome/cataract and PEX glaucoma/cataract (2.3[+ or -]0.397 mm and 2.4[+ or -]0.551 mm, respectively), which could in part be explained by greater lens thickness and inadequate response to medicamentous mydriasis due to the iris and zonular apparatus alterations described above.
Treatment option Fixed Nonsurgically 49 (15 %) Surgically 15 (33 %) Total 64 Diaphragm function Impaired Treatment option movement Normal movement Total Nonsurgically 188 (57 %) 93 330 (100%) Surgically 28 (62%) 2 45 (100%) Total 216 95 375 p < 0.001 Complex Treatment option Complex septate nonseptate Medicamentous 34 22 Drainage/thoracentesis 91 38 Surgically 18 14 143 74 Echo structure Treatment option Echogenic Anechoic Total Medicamentous 25 52 133 Drainage/thoracentesis 23 48 200 Surgically 6 7 45 54 107 378 p = 0.090 Wall thickness Treatment option N Mean Standard error mean Nonsurgically 333 5.39 [+ or -] 1.45 0.080 Surgically 45 7.04 [+ or -] 1.44 0.215 p < 0.001 Table 4: US characteristics of surgically treated patients (open thoracotomy vs VATS).
CBT started concurrently with medicamentous treatment.
In general, PExG in comparison with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) has a greater resistance to medicamentous treatment, rapid progression, higher diurnal intraocular pressure (IOP), fluctuation, and poor prognosis [19-22].