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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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Managing your medications can be challenging, and many men, especially those taking multiple medicines, don't use them exactly as prescribed.
Examples include injured workers who sell their prescription medications and providers who are compensated by drug manufacturers for prescribing certain medications.
The clinic aims to provide patients who are taking multiple medications for chronic conditions such as congestive heart failure, diabetes, end-stage renal disease, depression, and respiratory diseases with individualised education and consultation, she said.
Dubai Health Authority's (DHA) Pharmaceutical Services Department revealed that medications worth around Dh21.3 million were donated by the authority to charities from 2013 to date, in order to benefit those in need.
The recalls on these medications have forced patients to seek alternative treatment, but the results of the recalls have created a (https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm629796.htm) shortage in the market.
Following approval by the Institutional Review Board, the primary researcher employed purposive and snowball sampling to include eligible occupational therapists who had a minimum of 1 year of experience in HHC and worked with clients who take medications. This researcher contacted eligible occupational therapist colleagues and invited them to participate.
While there are study results reporting good levels of medication adherence in patients with HT similar to our results7,12-14, the study results showing moderate and low levels of medication adherence in hypertensive patients are also present.6,15 It may be considered that regular admission of patients to the primary health care in our study group, not using alternative treatment in the majority of them and taking medications regularly positively affected medication adherence.
20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many low-income urban preschool-aged children with asthma do not meet the criteria for home medication readiness, according to a study published online Aug.
The program makes the disposal of medications -- including opioids and other controlled substances -- easier and more convenient while helping to reduce the misuse of medications and the rise in overdose deaths.
"Polypharmacy is the medical term used to describe the simultaneous use of multiple medications for one or more conditions and can often result in negative outcomes," explains clinical pharmacist Dominick A.
Less than one-third of patients with glaucoma talk to their doctor about the costs of medications needed to control their disease, reports a study in the December issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry.
Examples included telephone calls, interactions with patients and visitors, wrong dose, missing medications, physicians, and external noises.