Formal Definition

A drug or drugs (medication can be 1 or several medicinal products) prescribed or given as medical treatment to treat or prevent disease.

OED Shorter 2007

The personalised plan and schedule for a person taking one or more medicines to achieve a treatment or symptomatic or preventive effect. This would normally be person-specific, optionally including the chosen dose, route, frequency, duration etc.

Conception project WP6
  • Categories: Medicines