Definition of Prescription medicine
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 Prescription Medicine
Literary usage of Prescription medicine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Resource Directory for Older Peopleby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"NCPIE hosts the biannual National Conference on prescription medicine Information ... Publications NCPIE distributes the Directory of prescription medicine ..."
2. The Future of Drug Safety: Promoting and Protecting the Health of the Public by Alina Baciu, Kathleen R. Stratton, Sheila P. Burke (2007)
"Steering Committee for the Collaborative Development of a Long-Range Action Plan for the Provision of Useful prescription medicine Information. 1996. ..."
3. Rural Drug Abuse: Prevalence, Relation to Crime, & Programs (1994)
"We defined substance abuse as involvement with illegal drugs, illegal use of drugs (such as alcohol or prescription medicine), or drug use linked to other ..."
4. Rural Drug Abuse: Prevalence, Relation to Crime, and Programs (1994)
"But illegal use of legal drugs such as alcohol and prescription medicine also qualifies as substance abuse (as when a person drives while under the ..."
5. Medical Marijuana Referenda Movement in America: Hearing Before the edited by Bill McCollum (2001)
"The FDA then approved oral THC as a prescription medicine, but ignored the data that suggested that smoked marihuana was more useful than oral THC for some ..."
6. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... to carry their own prescription medicine records and share those records with pharmacists and physicians. Alternatively, centralized data bases can be ..."