medication

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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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'Some people now take medical drugs to also get high, blending medical and illicit drug abuse together,' he said.
Brigadier Saeed Al Suwaidi, director general of the anti-drug federal directorate-general, had earlier said that the number of deaths from usage of medical drugs was highest in 2013 at 27.
An alarming increase in chronic diseases is also fueling sterile packaging growth, according to TMR, particularly in driving sales of medical drugs and devices.
He recalls that four years ago, some government security officers arrested huge consignment of medical drugs provided to the hospital by the National Drugs Service (NDS) that were kept in an upstairs building opposite the Redemption Hospital.
The amounts of medical drugs and equipment used in the clinic and pharmacy were confiscated by the authorities and being processed according to regular procedures.
In Punjab, 89 percent drug addicts were hooked to smack or heroin and only 11 percent are on medical drugs. Still, chemists are made an easy target," he added.
Another trial on migraine abortion, which was identically designed to the trials testing abortive migraine medications, showed excellent efficacy outcomes for the Cefaly treatment, an electroceuticals, that outperformed published data on triptans as well as new medical drugs currently under investigation: Lasmiditan, Ubrogepant, Rimegepant.
Pharmacovigilance refers to the practice of monitoring the effects of medical drugs after they have been licensed for use, especially in order to identify and evaluate previously unreported adverse reactions.
The Punjab Assembly had passed the Drug Act 1976 on February 8, 2017 according to which the sale of medical drugs which are below the acceptable standards will be punishable by imprisonment ranging from 6 months to 5 years and also a fine of Rs 1 to 5 million.
"This policy will enable the military to apply well-established mental and physical health standards - including those regarding the use of medical drugs - to all individuals who want to join the best military force," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
The Polish delegation included specialists in transportation, logistics, food, clothing, software, energy solutions, medical drugs and engineering services.
"Discussions are still underway with the project owners to agree on the best medical drugs to produce," NHRA chief executive Dr Mariam Al Jalahma told our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej.

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