1. administration of remedies.
3. impregnation with a medicine.
nonprescription m'snonprescription drugs.
transdermal medication medication administered using a self-adhesive, premedicated patch applied to the skin. One side of the patch has an impermeable backing and the other side, which rests against the skin, has a membrane that is permeable to the drug.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
med·i·ca·tion (med'i-kā'shŭn), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word as a synonym of medicine.
1. The act of medicating.
2. A medicinal substance, or medicament.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
1. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
2. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine: the response to medication.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
medication Any chemical substance, which may be natural or synthetic, that has a medical or pharmacologic effect on the body.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
medication Drug Theraeutics Any chemical substance, which may be natural or synthetic, that has a medical or pharmacologic affect on the body. See Co-medication, Herbal remedy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. The act of medicating.
2. A medicinal substance or medicament.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
medication An Americanism for prescribed medicine now coming into common usage in Britain.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
1. Act of medicating.
2. Medicinal substance or medicament.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
Patient discussion about medication
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A. Today the most used "medical" drugs are narcotics- for pain relief, for patients who suffer extreme pain. All sorts of Codaine and Morphine types are used and on a very wide basis, and they are specially perscribed for ones who need them.
😄😵😷 Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?
A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..
😄😵😷 Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?
A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:More discussions about medication
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…
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