by prescription

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Definition of by prescription

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: by having a written message from a doctor that officially tells one to use a medicine, therapy, etc. The drug is only available by prescription.

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“By prescription.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%20prescription. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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