Definition of Prescription 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"




Definition of Prescription drug

1. Noun. (pharmacology) A licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a prescription before it can be obtained. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prescription Drug

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Literary usage of Prescription drug

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Drug Labeling In Developing Countries by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"The package label for a prescription drug must include: 1. the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor; 2. the name or names ..."

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