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Synonyms for medication

Synonyms for medication

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medication

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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the act of treating with medicines or remedies

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Monitoring the proper use of the medications: Because of their coordinated patient-care model, specialty pharmacies can work directly with the physician to ensure the drug is appropriate for treatment and the medication is prescribed at the proper dosage level.
They find that volunteers randomly assigned to stay on the antipsychotic medication that had originally stabilized their mental states improved more and developed fewer side effects than did participants who switched medications.
It is appropriate for the pharmacy to refuse to dispense medication for orders with significant unaddressed safety concerns such as illegibility.
For patients who were initially in the next-to-lowest stratum of CD4 cell counts, a decline in CD4 cell count within six months after baseline was associated with a statistically significant increase in health care expenditures; the increased expenditures were accounted for mainly by medications other than antiretroviral drugs and hospitalizations.
Several medications appear safe for pregnant women, although we generally try to avoid oral medications during the first trimester if possible.
For example, division leaders can be kept informed of the special medical needs of their campers--such as missed medications, activity restrictions, or special health center appointments.
Those who take mood medication of-ten report that they are now much better able to cope with their stress, anxiety, and unhappiness.
Supporting the need for accurate medication histories at the point of care, Siemens Medical Solutions (www.
Cost containment strategies that selectively target medication utilization must maintain essential care and prevent compensatory spending on other health care services.
What government agencies often don't understand--and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists [ASCP] is spending a lot of time trying to help them understand--is that pharmacists can evaluate medication regimens and find ways to decrease utilization and improve therapy outcomes, but they need to be paid for these services.
We require other summer staff to keep their prescription meds in the health center, as well, because we are responsible for the health care of these folks and want to know what meds they are on and their medication schedule.
Talk-show personality Rosie O'Donnell triggered a veritable cascade of responses when she revealed she, too, was on medication for depression in the September issue of her then-new magazine, Rosie.
However, the individual with "chronic" schizophrenia, or a continuous or recurring pattern of illness, often does not fully recover normal functioning and typically requires long-term treatment, generally including medication, to control the symptoms.
CDH Consilio, a distributor of consumable medication punch cards in Germany, has historically sourced its punch cards from a competitor of MTS.
This remarkable piece of proposed legislation specified that within 18 months the Secretary of Health and Human Services was to develop voluntary national standards for interoperability of health care information systems, specify medical terminology and evaluate technologies such as computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and medication bar coding.