An instruction written by a medical practitioner that authorizes a patient to be provided a medicine or treatment
the doctor wrote a prescription
A book in which medical prescriptions are recorded.
A drug which is only obtainable on prescription.
A lens ground according to an optician's prescription; (in plural) spectacles made for the correction of sight according to an optician's prescription (as distinct from those designed simply as sunglasses, protective spectacles, etc.).
The rule of law whereby a person otherwise entitled to enforce a right in legal proceedings is debarred from doing so by reason of the length of time that has elapsed since his or her cause of action arose; equivalent to limitation of actions in English law.
= prescription drug.
A prescription for medication which may be issued to a patient for a second or subsequent time without requiring a consultation with a doctor.
(Of a medicine) available for sale without a prescription
The establishment of a claim founded on the basis of a long or indefinite period of uninterrupted use or of long-standing custom