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.
Further, the report concludes that Silver plans with combined deductibles impose 130% higher cost sharing for prescription medicine than employer-sponsored plans, compared to about a 20% increase for other health care services for members without subsidies that previously had typical employer coverage.
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).
Summary: Patients will have to use their identity cards to access prescription medicine under an electronic system to control circulation.
The research, which has been launched today for Ask Your Pharmacist Week shows: | More men than women admit that their understanding of medicines is poor; | Men are twice as likely than women to take a new prescription medicine without first reading the patient information leaflet or seeking professional advice; | A third of men (31%) get their partner to collect their prescription medicines; | Men tend to rely on their female partners to stock the household medicines cabinet, and | Nearly nine in 10 men say they don't like to trouble a doctor or pharmacist unless they have a serious problem.
Pharmaceutical company Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc (Nasdaq:SCMP) (SPI) and broadbased healthcare company Abbott (NYSE:ABT) announced on Thursday that Sucampo Pharma Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of SPI, has received approval from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan for AMITIZA (lubiprostone), a prescription medicine for the treatment of chronic constipation (excluding constipation caused by organic diseases).
Alli is an FDA-approved over-the-counter version of Glaxo's orlistat prescription medicine.
To be eligible, applicants can not already be insured for outpatient prescription medicines, have an income that exceeds the program's limit, or qualify for any government or third-party programs that provide prescription medicine coverage.
My response would be, under these circumstances, that Jesus would have packed his bags long ago and headed north of the border, where peace and cooler heads manage to prevail (and prescription medicine costs a lot less).
Since it was first formed in 1965, Medicare has never provided a program to help seniors buy prescription medicine.
Medicare + Choice, available in many states, provides reduced prices for prescription medicine or other benefits in exchange for enrollment of Medicare recipients in managed care.
DON'T: Buy online from sites that offer to prescribe a medicine for the first time without a physical exam by your doctor or that sell a prescription medicine without a prescription.

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