pill pusher


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Noun1.pill pusher - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugspill pusher - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
pharmaceutical chemist, pharmacologist - someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects)
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The modern psychiatrist is subliminally viewed by patients with mental illness as no more than a pill pusher who is incapable of listening to them for more than 15 minutes.
If we want to go after the drug pushers with deep pockets, let's start with the real pill pushers - the big pharmaceuticals producers, whose business model depends on getting more and more people hooked on pills.
Doctors and regulatory agencies should warn against these 'fly-by-night' pill pushers and their products.