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a principle governing affairs within or among political units

Synonyms for prescription

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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This report details the various categories of prescription dermatological drugs, describes the worldwide market for prescription dermatological drugs, and identifies major market factors that may help to shape the worldwide market for prescription dermatological drugs in the future.
Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse is on the rise.
Patients who are officially eligible for "Extra Help" are being charged up to hundreds of dollars for prescriptions, when they should be charged no more than $5 per prescription (or 15% of the sale price if their countable income is in the range of 135% to 150% of federal poverty guidelines), because their eligibility for Extra Help is not recognized by the system.
The regulation was enshrined into law in 1951 as the Humphrey-Durham Amendments, which officially created a second class of drugs and brought about the modern prescription drug regime.
Canadians must be assured access to an adequate supply of safe and affordable prescription drugs, Dosanjh said.
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.
The Illinois e-Prescribing Collaborative is the first of its kind in the nation, as insurers, technology vendors, pharmacies, employer groups, physicians and other organizations involved in the prescription process are working together to increase the use of e-prescribing.