dictated or indicated as a rule or course of action to be followed: To limit your definition of art to certain prescribed forms is to cut yourself off from the bulk of human existence.
Medicine/Medical. (of a medicine, treatment, etc.) recommended or ordered by a qualified practitioner: Test results for legal or prescribed drugs are returned in about two minutes.
the simple past tense and past participle of prescribe.
- non·pre·scribed, adjective
- self-pre·scribed, adjective
- un·pre·scribed, adjective
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How to use prescribed in a sentence
Sometimes a doctor may also prescribe drugs to fight the inflammation.Teen athletes with even mild COVID-19 can develop heart problems | Partho Sengupta | November 18, 2020 | Science News For Students
Mondol said she has been unable to obtain certain doses of two of the most commonly prescribed opioids, oxycodone and oxymorphone—the drug Angevine was on.Patients struggle to access prescription opioids after New York tax drives away suppliers | lbelanger225 | November 15, 2020 | Fortune
I think I mention this in that article as well, but my parents and I were prescribing my training, and we were obviously not educated.
Jinx prescribes one of its proprietary mixes based on results and ships directly to the pet owner’s home.
Bonomolo said she was released from the emergency room and prescribed ibuprofen to manage the pain.As Frostburg State University resumes in-person teaching, concerns over safety mount | Lauren Lumpkin | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
He was prescribed a course of hormone pills that caused him to grow breasts and rendered him impotent.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero | Clive Irving | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Since then, Abilify has risen from the fifth-most-prescribed drug to the top of the heap.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year | Jay Michaelson | November 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And this is extremely powerful medicine, being prescribed at an astonishingly high rate.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year | Jay Michaelson | November 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Palmer also went on a small weight lifting program prescribed by one doctor and a general strengthening scheme devised by another.
Of the 2,319 people prescribed Truvada for PrEP in 2012 and 2013 nationwide, almost half were women.
Violation of the immunity due to those who come with this mission, duly accredited, in the form prescribed by international law.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
In admitting a member, if no form of election has been prescribed, each candidate must be elected separately.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The Act also prescribed the manner in which this share was to be divided amongst the respective railways.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
To this they are called by his high authority; their oath sworn in their social capacity is prescribed by his command.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
Quinine, cholagogue, and whiskey were prescribed in large quantities, and Peter wondered why they failed to cure.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes