nonmedicinal


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Adj.1.nonmedicinal - not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribednonmedicinal - not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed; "he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons"
unhealthful - detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"
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City council members initially indicated they favored the idea of a ban on stores that would sell the substance for adult nonmedicinal use.
DURING THE SAME period that Charlotte was undergoing treatment, CBD found its way into a variety of nonmedicinal products, from $13 bath bombs advertised as providing pain relief and "mental clarity" to essential oil combinations that retail for as much as $60 an ounce.
In recent years, though, nonmedicinal vitamin patches have flooded the market, with companies selling pricey cocktails of "supplements" that promise to help ease the effects of conditions including acne, insomnia, poor focus, premenstrual syndrome, hangovers, weight gain and stress.
Participants were also asked about cigarette smoking in the past month (current smoker versus former smoker versus nonsmoker) and use of nonmedicinal drugs (excluding marijuana) in the past six months (yes versus no).
We demonstrated that an interdisciplinary program, that included care plans in the case of ED visits along with detailed recommendations for pharmacological, interventional (if appropriate), and nonmedicinal approaches, improved clinical outcomes and reduced visits to the ED among patients presenting primarily with chronic pain.
Third, there is also an ICD 10 code (R 82.6) that allows the practitioner to diagnose "a non-medicinal urinary substance." Note the code does not specify whether a provoking agent is used to identify the "nonmedicinal substance." It is also unfortunate that practitioners under scrutiny used the specific term "toxicity" rather than the more general description of the results as "abnormal body burden."
Although many medicinal and nonmedicinal anxiety control methods have been devised, and many have been successful, there are still many people that suffer from anxiety for different reasons, and full control of this personal and social problem seems a long way off.
It has been shown that people with sleep disorders are suffering from fatigue and weakness of focus that often caused them to receive medications or nonmedicinal help [10].
There have been other nonmedicinal therapies trialed in ICU patients in hopes of alleviating PICS such as the ICU Liberation ABCDEFGH bundle which focuses on pain, agitation, delirium, and movement [20].
Cognitive rehabilitation therapy is a nonmedicinal treatment that involves individually tailored cognitive exercises developed by a neuropsychologist to retrain and/or improve cognition through correction of neurocognitive deficits such as attention; visual, spatial memory; and also depressive symptoms.
(7) Several pharmacologic agents including hyoscine butyl bromide (buscopan), glucagon, nitrates, calcium channel blockers, and papaveretum and nonmedicinal agents such as water, effervescent crystals, papain and fresh pineapple juice have been used in the treatment of esophageal food impaction with variable success rate.
At the same time, patent-medicine use and opiates for nonmedicinal use were on the rise.