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Synonyms for suppression

Synonyms for suppression

sudden punitive action

Synonyms for suppression

the failure to develop some part or organ

the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation


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forceful prevention

(psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

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The use of cabbage leaves has often been suggested to ease the pain of lactation suppression.
There have been seven reported cases of psychotic symptoms in patients with no history of psychosis for whom bromocriptine was used for postpartum lactation suppression.
18] It is also important to be aware that an advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that medications should no longer be used for lactation suppression, but expressed no opinion on the safety of bromocriptine for lactation suppression.
In 1989, Sandoz refused the FDA request to stop marketing the drug for lactation suppression, and it still contends the product is safe and effective.
SHORTLY AFTER PUBLIC CITIZEN filed an August 1994 lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to force the federal agency to ban Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Corporation's widely-used drug Parlodel (bromocriptine mesylate), the company advised the FDA that it was withdrawing the indication of the drug for post-partum lactation suppression from the U.