Definition of Ethical drug
1. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: Medicament, Medication, Medicinal Drug, Medicine
Specialized synonyms: Refill
Antonyms: Over-the-counter Drug, Over-the-counter Medicine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethical Drug
Literary usage of Ethical drug
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Youth & Drugs: Society's Mixed Messages edited by Hank Resnik (1994)
"With what Advertising Age described as the "boom in the ethical drug industry" (March 24, 1958, pp. 3, 72), new medical publications were established, ..."
2. Potential Impact on the U. S. Economy and Industries of the GATT Uruguay ...by Mark Estes by Mark Estes (1994)
"On a worldwide basis, the top three companies in 1993 in terms of ethical drug sales were Merck ..."
3. Biotechnology in a Global Economy by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1991)
"... JM, "A Summary and Critique of Economic Studies of the ethical drug Industry: 1%2- 1968," RI Chien (cd.), Issues in Pharmaceutical Economics (Lexington, ..."