Descriptor English: Prescription Drugs
Descriptor Spanish: Medicamentos bajo Prescripción
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicamentos sob Prescrição
Descriptor French: Médicaments sur ordonnance
Entry term(s): Drug, Prescription
Prescription Drug
Tree number(s): D26.670
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
Annotation: note category: do not confuse with DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS; DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS are the written directions for obtaining drugs; PRESCRIPTION DRUGS are the drugs that are prescribed
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Pharmaceutical Preparations (1963-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53206
Unique ID: D055553
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Prescription Drugs - Preferred
Concept UI M0518523
Scope note Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.
Preferred term Prescription Drugs
Entry term(s) Drug, Prescription
Prescription Drug

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