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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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The patient-care team works with the patient to address questions regarding medications, proactively manage medication side effects, monitor patient progress and help identify resources for those needing assistance with copays and other issues.
It tracked people with longstanding schizophrenia who were given 18 months of treatment with a traditional antipsychotic medication or one of four new drugs, known as atypical antipsychotics.
While ambulatory medication system safety is clearly important, much of the existing literature on medication system safety focuses on the inpatient process.
They determined cost data from Medicare reimbursement rates and average wholesale prices of medications.
That means women with asthma often need to continue using medications while pregnant.
The Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA) supports the project on grounds that using medication technicians would allow licensed nurses to focus on crucial care tasks rather than routine medication administration, according to AzNA President Kathy Player, EdD, RN.
This record will also show the start and end dates for the medication and, perhaps, the name and phone number of the prescribing physician.
Even as they consider themselves recovering alcoholics, they are taking and feeling better on mood medication such as Prozac and stimulants such as Ritalin (taken for"adult attention deficit disorder").
Viagra's Web site acknowledges that the medication is ineffective in about 20% of the men who take it.
And while anti-inflammatory medications have a place in a dancer's medicine cabinet, more is not always better.
Until these cuts, the county paid the bill for any patient who needed medication that wasn't covered by the state agency.
About three years ago I developed high blood pressure and began taking medication.