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unprescribed Line breaks: un|pre¦scribed
Pronunciation: /ʌnprɪˈskrʌɪbd/

Definition of unprescribed in English:


(Of a medicine) not prescribed or recommended by a medical practitioner: taking unprescribed pills or medicines could harm your baby
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  • About 50% of the population use alternative medicine, that's unprescribed over-the-counter medicine, and about 20% of the population have been to an alternative practitioner in the last year.
  • York men seeking a sexual thrill could be risking serious illness or even death by using unprescribed pills, detectives warned today.
  • All women can benefit from early advice on good nutrition, as well as about the importance of stopping risky behaviors, especially smoking, drinking alcohol and taking unprescribed drugs.

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