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medication

1. treatment with drugs or remedies
2. a drug or remedy

medication

[‚med·ə′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A medicinal substance.
Treatment by or administration of a medicine.
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For medicinal drugs, "the UAE government has strict rules and the authorities take faster action on medicines than in the US in many cases.
Pharmaceutical companies, particularly regional and multinational ones, argue that the worldwide rising prices of medicinal drugs, which are imported using US dollars, forced them to either raise prices for some medicines or stop production altogether.
The experimental treatment method allows small therapeutic agents to safely cross the blood-brain barrier in laboratory rats by turning off P-glycoprotein, one of the main gatekeepers preventing medicinal drugs from reaching their intended targets in the brain.
They refer to a variety of substances, including anti-depressants, illegal drugs, medicinal drugs, alcohol, organic solvents, carbon monoxide, motor vehicle exhaust, pesticides, glues and adhesives, paint and fertilisers.
Legal, medicinal drugs continue to be diverted and abused.
Soto Laveaga's careful study is a powerful reminder of the complex local and international relationships involved in the production of medicinal drugs and scientific knowledge, and the intricate social, economic, and political impact this can have on individual lives.
It is an important source of medicinal drugs and the open spaces where we get exercise and relaxation;
This, however, can also be said for numerous legal recreational and medicinal drugs.
POLICE are appealing for residents to be on their guard for discarded medicinal drugs following a break-in at a doctors surgery in Wednesfield.
This could reduce the effect of beneficial medicinal drugs in people who both smoke and drink.
Plants and plant-derived compounds, account for about a third of medicinal drugs in developed countries and the majority in some Asian countries, according to Israeli scientists Yaniv and Bachrach.
The exact scale of the problem is unclear because MRSA is not notifiable but Mr Flynn said the figures suggested a worrying problem caused by the misuse of medicinal drugs and hospital-acquired infections.