For example, Obama explained, seniors will pay $600 more a year for prescription drugs if Obamacare is repealed.
Instead, it sent him running back to the prescription drugs he craved.
The doctor who handled the prescription treated - or at least knew of - the condition of all those gentlemen I just mentioned.
But clearly, whoever was wielding that prescription pad was no Main Street doctor.
On the other hand, the prescription drug data is not good news.
The clerk came to the rear, behind the prescription partition, and filled several bottles as he had promised.
(prescription)—This is to treat them if there are pains moving about in the teeth.
When this prescription had produced a little ptyalism the mercurial was omitted and the squill and digitalis continued.
As long as I dared I used a prescription which the doctor had given me.
It should be used under the prescription of a physician, and warm drinks should not be taken immediately after.
late 14c., in law, "the right to something through long use," from Old French prescription (13c.) and directly from Latin praescriptionem (nominative praescriptio) "a writing before, order, direction," noun of action from past participle stem of praescribere "write before, prefix in writing; ordain, determine in advance," from prae "before" (see pre-) + scribere "to write" (see script (n.)). Medical sense of "written directions from a doctor" first recorded 1570s.
prescription pre·scrip·tion (prĭ-skrĭp'shən)
A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
A prescribed medicine or other treatment.
An ophthalmologist's or optometrist's written instruction, as for the grinding of corrective lenses.