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Prescription drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

10/16/2014
01:09 | Author: Ryan Brooks

Prescription drugs
Prescription drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a medical prescription.

Most prescriptions in the UK are NHS prescriptions, subject to a standard charge unrelated to what is dispensed. The NHS prescription fee was increased to £8.05 per item in England on 1 April 2014; prescriptions are free of charge in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

The package insert for a prescription drug contains information about the intended effect of the drug and how it works in the body.

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Prescription Drugs Cold Medicines National Institute on Drug

8/15/2014
03:22 | Author: Alex Watson

Prescription drugs
Prescription Drugs Cold Medicines National Institute on Drug

What is Prescription Drug Abuse: Some medications have psychoactive (mind-altering) properties and, because of that, are sometimes abused—that is, taken for.

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Prescription Drugs NIDA for Teens

6/14/2014
05:33 | Author: Tyler James

Prescription drugs
Prescription Drugs NIDA for Teens

Get the facts about how abusing prescription drugs affects the brain and body.

Prescription drugs can increase risk for health problems when combined with other prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines, illicit drugs, or alcohol. For example, combining opioids (painkillers) with alcohol can make breathing problems worse and can lead to death.

Prescription drugs can cause dangerous short- and long-term health problems when they are not used as directed or when they are taken by someone other than the person they were prescribed for.

In addition, abusing over-the-counter drugs that contain DXM can also produce very dangerous effects.

For the most recent statistics on teen drug abuse, see results from NIDA’s Monitoring the Future study.

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Prescription Drug Abuse MedlinePlus

4/13/2014
07:24 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Prescription drugs
Prescription Drug Abuse MedlinePlus

If you take a medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed, it is called prescription drug abuse. It could be. Taking a medicine that was.

If you take a medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed, it is called prescription drug abuse. It could be.

Every medicine has some risk of side effects. Doctors take this into account when prescribing medicines. People who abuse these drugs may not understand the risks. The medicines may not be safe for them, especially at higher doses or when taken with other medicines.

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Abusing some prescription drugs can lead to addiction. These include narcotic painkillers, sedatives, tranquilizers, and stimulants.

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National Take Back Initiative Event Closed

2/12/2014
09:05 | Author: Sarah Gray

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National Take Back Initiative Event Closed

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