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[ UK /pɹɪskɹˈɪpʃən/ ]
[ US /pɹəsˈkɹɪpʃən/ ]
  1. written instructions from a physician or dentist to a druggist concerning the form and dosage of a drug to be issued to a given patient
  2. directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions
    I tried to follow her prescription for success
  3. 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
  4. written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person
  1. available only with a doctor's written prescription
    a prescription drug
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How To Use prescription In A Sentence

  • An attempt will be made to identify best practice, to help bridge the gap between theoretical prescriptions and practical modelling procedures.
  • Barr says he doesn't want to have the government preapprove financial products, the way it does prescription drugs. The Proposed New Financial Regulation Could Backfire
  • When prescribing methylphenidates for curing childhood hyperkinetic syndrome, each prescription may only provide the common dosage available for no more than 15 days.
  • Prescriptions have included decentralization, electoral reform and more radical economic policies.
  • He forced them to open the safe and emptied it of cash, plus expensive watches and prescription drugs. The Sun
  • Drugs found in Haim's system included the cough-suppressant dextromethorphan; the antihistamine diphenhydramine; carisoprodol, a prescription muscle relaxant; the tranquilizers diazepam and meprobamate, which are found in Valium and other medications; and the antidepressants fluoxetine and olanzapine. Corey Haim Cause Of Death: Pneumonia Complications, NOT Drugs
  • Inappropriate use of the available data could result in prescription of incorrect dosages.
  • The appropriate drug in whatever form should be legal and available on prescription.
  • He admitted in a nationwide radio broadcast on Friday that he is addicted to prescription pain medication.
  • Other prescription drugs, including tricyclic antidepressants, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers and anticonvulsants, are taken regularly to prevent frequent and disabling migraines.
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