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medication

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

[‚med·ə′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A medicinal substance.
Treatment by or administration of a medicine.
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Side Effects At the top of a medication guide, you will typically see a section entitled, "What is the most important information I should know about (name of drug)" or similar.
The multi-panel wallet style card also includes a medication guide in a pocket, and the corresponding prescribing insert is adhered to the back of the folded package.
As part of the plan, the FDA wants companies to give patients education materials, including a medication guide that uses consumer friendly language to explain safe use and disposal.
Three main components make up REMS: a medication guide (patient package insert), a communication plan for healthcare providers, and elements to assure safe use (EASU).
The approved REMS includes a medication guide, a communications plan and a timetable for submission of assessments.
The manufacturer also gave the product a standardized drug label and a medication guide.
The REMS will cover a Medication Guide and periodic assessments including a survey of patients' understanding of the potential risks related to the drug.
19, saying it needed more information from J&J about how to minimize potential side effects, including a medication guide for patients.
FDA is also requiring the drug's manufacturer to submit a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS), which will include a Medication Guide for patients and a timetable for assessment of the REMS.
Drug manufacturers will add a "black box" warning to the prescribing information and develop a medication guide for patients.
Manufacturers of all marketed prescription NSMDs must revise labeling to include a boxed warning highlighting an increased risk of cardiovascular events and gastrointestinal bleeding, and distribute a medication guide with the drugs.

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