medication medication  /ˌmɛ də ˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
  2. (n) the act of treating with medicines or remedies

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. SureScripts CEO Kevin Hutchinson says one key to reducing medication errors is to get the most prolific prescribers to transition to electronic processing.
  2. So had heart surgery, diabetes and the medication he took in 1998 for Shy-Drager syndrome, a fatal neurological disease.
  3. Now Michael is eight years old, and medication has become a part of family life.

News

  1. Parkinson's medication blamed for behavior of high school coach

    QUINCY, Mass., June 11 (UPI) -- Medication for Parkinson's disease may have driven a Massachusetts high school track coach to kiss a female team member, his lawyer said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. e-pill Medication Reminders Announces Availability of World's First Easy-to-Use Locked Pill Automatic Dispenser ...

    WELLESLEY, Mass., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today e-pill Medication Reminders announced that a new device (e-pill Station) is being released for sale in the United States and Canada for patients on ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Arizona's McCarthy on medication after seizure

    PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's Brandon McCarthy is taking medication and says he's confident he'll be fine after he collapsed at a restaurant with a seizure related to the head injury he sustained while pitching last September. The Diamondbacks' right-hander underwent extensive examinations at the Mayo Clinic after the incident Monday. He ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  1. "The doctors advised me to take a week off and rest, which I did," Woods said. "They prescribed physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medication and soft-tissue messages, which I'm continuing with. Although I'm not 100 percent, I feel much...
    on May 26, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Bloomberg

  2. But in a Dec. 15 declaration, Lohan stated: "I did not consume an alcoholic beverage or any type of medication or drug" either before or during her restaurant visit.
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: USA Today

  3. "I finished with my medication yesterday," Djokovic said. "So, hopefully, now I'll get better in the future."
    on May 7, 2006 By: Novak Djokovic Source: 940 News

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