prescription medicine


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Noun1.prescription medicine - a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacistprescription medicine - 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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Another raid on the provincial jail yielded illegal drugs, prescription medicine, money believed to be from the illegal numbers game, drug paraphernalia, electric gadgets and improvised weapons.
SOUTH Wales Police have issued a warning over the spread of "toxic drugs" following the theft of prescription medicine in Cardiff.
POLICE in Southport are urging anyone who finds potentially dangerous prescription medicine lost in the town centre at the weekend to hand it in.
It is illegal to import prescription medicine to this country without "reasonable excuse", which is defined as an original prescription or letter from an authorised prescriber (doctor, dentist, midwife or nurse prescriber).
Police were called to the Rite Aid at 1560 Coburg Road shortly before 2 p.m., after the robber had stolen prescription medicine from the store's pharmacy.
Summary: Patients will have to use their identity cards to access prescription medicine under an electronic system to control circulation.
Bentley Pharmaceuticals' quarterly profits dropped sharply as a result of the Spanish government's policy of cutting the cost of prescription medicine as well as increased operating costs, the company announced.
His first major project was the launch of Aricept, a prescription medicine for Alzheimer's, which was the company's first product in the United States.
Wolters Kluwer has released the Integrated MedFacts Module (IMM) for the Medi-Span line of integrated drug data and clinical information systems, in compliance with Congress's "Action Plan for the Provision of Useful Prescription Medicine Information," which required that by 2006 at least 95 percent of patients who receive new medication should also receive "useful" written medication information.
Corporal Camp was advised that she had left her house and entered the woods while carrying a large amount of prescription medicine that she planned to use to kill herself.
The Home Alone actor, 24, pleaded not guilty to charges of illegally possessing marijuana and prescription medicine.

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