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Synonyms for prescription drug

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

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Key historical data and industry forecasts for 72 countries worldwide-- In-depth prescription drug sale indicators for 2009 - 2017-- Detailed tables and representative graphs with key comparisons such as the top 30 markets by value and by per-capita spending
For our sector of health-care plans, we hope that a Medicare prescription drug program will not cause us to have to go through a complicated government bureaucracy in order to administer the benefit," said Janet Newport, senior vice president of public policy at PacifiCare.
Bristol-Myers Squibb--Solidly entrenched in a variety of health-care fields, including prescription drugs, infant formula, and health and beauty aids.
Proven and reliable Published by Espicom - experts in the healthcare field for over 30 years, the World Prescription Drug Market Report brings together a range of often difficult to source information in one single, convenient and comprehensive publication.
Summary: A bill to reduce the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries.
But Wyman said the drugs of choice are still methamphetamines, prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines.
Because the program does not start until 2006, a discount prescription drug assistance program is proposed from 2004 until the new program begins.
With these difficulties in mind, the National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices (NIA) offers an alternative strategy that could permit nursing homes to provide identical medication benefits to all residents.
The Kaiser Family Foundation publishes detailed, reliable reports on HIV, Medicaid, the uninsured, and prescription drug coverage (including the AIDS Drug Assistance Program).
To some Americans, mainly advocates who have been helped by the prescription drug, methadone is a lifesaving replacement therapy to heroin and other illegal drugs.
ONDCP is calling on parents to educate themselves about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and talk to their teen about the risks.
Title: Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003
States are beginning efforts to control the rising costs of prescription drugs and to expand access to prescription drug coverage for low-income individuals through their state-run Medicaid and pharmaceutical programs.
But it's a fair bet as this is written, before the election, that the design of the Medicare prescription drug benefit, even though a dominant issue, was not settled by the election outcome.
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