prescription medicine

Definitions of prescription medicine
  1. noun
    a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    synonyms: ethical drug, prescription, prescription drug
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    Antonyms:
    over-the-counter drug, over-the-counter medicine
    a drug that is sold without a prescription
    types:
    refill
    a prescription drug that is provided again
    type of:
    medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine
    (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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