Meaning of PRESCRIBE in English

PRESCRIBE

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a doctor prescribes pills (= tells someone to take them )

Her doctor just prescribed more pills and told her to take it easy.

a doctor prescribes sth (= writes an order for medicine for someone )

My doctor prescribed a course of antibiotics.

a doctor prescribes tablets (= tells someone to take them )

Dr Preston arrived and prescribed some pain-relieving tablets.

prescribe medication (= arrange for someone to take a particular type of medicine )

Doctors should always explain the reasons for prescribing any medication.

prescribed medication (= one for which you need a doctor's order )

What happens if the patient does not take their prescribed medication?

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

also

After her delivery the symptoms did not decrease and a maintenance dose of oral prednisolone, 12.5 mg/day, was also prescribed .

Exodus also prescribes death for those who defile the Sabbath or perform any work on that day.

A fortnightly clinic at Guisborough and a monthly clinic in Brotton is also prescribed .

Antibiotics were also prescribed for 48 hours prior to the operation to reduce the bacteria normally present in the bowel.

It also prescribed new regulations governing tender offers.

The commission's guidelines would also prescribe a standard way of testing hardware.

Antibiotics are also prescribed for acne treatment and need to be given for several months at a time to be effective.

■ NOUN

course

He was prescribed a course of multivitamins, essential fatty acids, and glutathione supplements.

A doctor was called out and he diagnosed some kind of virus and prescribed a course of antibiotics.

So he was prescribed a course of antibiotics.

If your symptoms are severe, he or she may prescribe a course of antibiotics which are designed to kill the bacteria.

doctor

The threats broke Errol, and doctors prescribed Prozac for depression and sleeping tablets for insomnia.

If your doctor prescribes a medication that disrupts your sleep, you may want to ask her two questions.

If you are taking any medicines in syrup form, ask your doctor if he can prescribe a sugar-free alternative.

If your doctor prescribes a hypnotic, ask which one.

The legislation also bans the practice of paying incentives to doctors to prescribe expensive brand name medicines.

Next day the doctor prescribed small yellow pills for vertigo.

There will be no limit on meeting the cost of medicines or the amount of medicines that your doctor can prescribe .

In some, such as PacifiCare, the costs of medications doctors prescribe are deducted from their pay.

drug

Analgesic and anti-emetic drugs had been prescribed .

But unlike physicians, veterinarians sell -- and profit from -- the drugs they prescribe .

The pharmaceutical industry had a legitimate interest in seeing that their own branded drugs were prescribed .

Thus, these drugs should not be prescribed to patients with pre-existing peripheral neuropathy.

It was clear that some economies were possible if more generic drugs were prescribed rather than branded drugs.

Because of the risk of potential toxicity, patients have to be carefully screened so that the drug is not inappropriately prescribed .

In some children the drug had not been prescribed .

Also, older people are often treated by several doctors, who may not always know what other drugs have been prescribed .

form

If people want to prescribe unproved forms of treatment, or to receive them, that is their choice.

law

A new literature must arise, a literature without prescribed laws or rules of initiation.

medication

These services could include prescribing certain medications and the referral of patients to medical specialists.

If your doctor prescribes a medication that disrupts your sleep, you may want to ask her two questions.

Overall, these data support the safety and effectiveness of Internet prescribing of selected medications .

California and 29 other states have similar statutes barring the prescribing of medication to end life.

Of course, I do have a few problems, but I have good caring doctors who have prescribed medication .

First, ask if there are other medications or treatment alternatives to the prescribed medication.

All prescribed medications , hospital stays, and transportation were offered free of charge.

If you find a prescribed medication is disrupting your sleep, the effects may be temporary.

medicine

The legislation also bans the practice of paying incentives to doctors to prescribe expensive brand name medicines .

This worker can prescribe and dispense medicine , assuming a major function of a psychiatrist, for less money.

The person who prescribed the medicine may have had homoeopathic experience but was not using homoeopathy in this case.

The amount is not fixed firmly and the doctor will in no circumstances be told to stop prescribing necessary medicines .

Treatment was not merely a matter of prescribing herbal medicines , but a whole regimen which controlled the diet and the life-style.

patient

Results of the gastroscopy can be discussed with the patient before discharge and treatment can be prescribed .

Under the best case, by the time the proper medicine is prescribed , this patient will be long dead.

A doctor doesn't ask his patient what treatment to prescribe .

Thus, these drugs should not be prescribed to patients with pre-existing peripheral neuropathy.

They are given a budget to spend on the drugs they prescribe for their patients .

Does this mean that doctors are now prescribing wine for patients at risk for heart attacks?

Several private physicians have begun prescribing them to panicked patients .

physician

Not suspecting polio, physicians prescribed codeine, penicillin, aspirin, and even antibiotics for their patients' aching bodies.

In 1994, the California legislature passed a bill to permit physicians to prescribe marijuana.

Yeast remedies are available over the counter, and a physician can prescribe antibiotics for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and others.

Several private physicians have begun prescribing them to panicked patients.

pill

The doctor advised rest and quiet and prescribed some red pills .

When I continued to demur, he promised to prescribe only five pills , one for each of the next five nights.

The doctors prescribed all kinds of pills .

Next day the doctor prescribed small yellow pills for vertigo.

When the morning after is Sunday: pharmacist prescribing of emergency contraceptive pills .

When the body develops tolerance to a prescribed pill , some people ask their physicians to give them a different pill.

steroid

I've prescribed steroids freely in the past without thinking about the immunosuppressant effect.

treatment

If people want to prescribe unproved forms of treatment , or to receive them, that is their choice.

Agreement developed that diagnosis should not result in mere labeling but should be used to prescribe appropriate treatment .

She will then prescribe the appropriate treatment for your hair to be used on a regular basis between salon visits.

Antibiotics are also prescribed for acne treatment and need to be given for several months at a time to be effective.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Four years is the minimum jail sentence that federal law prescribes.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Agreement developed that diagnosis should not result in mere labeling but should be used to prescribe appropriate treatment.

But some doctors have a history of abusing that trust for profit, prescribing unnecessary and ineffective diet regimes to all comers.

It may prescribe the manner of their exercise, but it can not subvert the rights themselves....

The clinic responded with two more alarm clocks before prescribing drugs.

The same applied if antibiotics were prescribed, or a referral to a specialty, usually orthopaedics, was required.

Therefore, I initiate disulfiram treatment by prescribing the drug for the patient to self-administer.

We will introduce powers for nurses to prescribe where appropriate.

What it does not do, of course, is to prescribe an appropriate style of professional practice.

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