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a principle governing affairs within or among political units

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directions prescribed beforehand

a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

written instructions for an optician on the lenses for a given person

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

available only with a doctor's written prescription

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Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse is on the rise.
The true problem could be even greater, as presumably many of the one million had not tried to fill a prescription in early January, and some will not be on prescriptions at all; these must be excluded from the denominator to get a correct error rate.
For Americans growing more knowledgeable about the specifics of self-care, the prescription regime presents a significant and sometimes insurmountable barrier.
The ban is an attempt to head off an anticipated onslaught of drug demands from Americans if legislation pending in Congress legalizes Internet and bulk import of prescription drugs from Canada.
Prescription pollution is part of a new generation of emerging ecological contaminants.
In other words, the President proposes that Medicare recipients should choose between receiving Medicare on a fee-for-service basis without a prescription benefit, or receiving Medicare through a managed-care plan that will include some type of access to pharmaceuticals at reduced prices.
Once the change is made, WellPoint has said it would require prior authorization before agreeing to pay for other prescription allergy drugs.
Most of us know that Medicare, the federal insurance program for seniors and people with disabilities, does not provide drug coverage for prescription drugs taken at home.
All companies require that a prescription from a doctor's office be faxed in or called in before the order can be filled.
President Clinton announced a Medicare reform plan in June that includes a $1,000-a-year prescription drug benefit beginning in 2002.
Even the existing federally approved Medigap policies offer little relief since seven of the ten do not cover outpatient prescription drugs.
School of Medicine and Dentistry, charted prescription trends in the year before and after the New York law took effect.
Behavioral objectives from the Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription were reviewed and organized by content, and then book chapters were outlined and distributed to contributing authors with associated objectives.
An e-prescription is a safer prescription and our goal is to achieve widespread adoption of the technology throughout Illinois.
And you must not be receiving outpatient prescription drugs through Medicaid or certain similar "Section 1115" programs.