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  1. prescribed(adj)

    set down as a rule or guide

    official, ordained, appointed, positive, decreed

    unsettled, informal, irregular, arbitrary

  2. appointed, decreed, ordained, prescribed(adj)

    fixed or established especially by order or command

    "at the time appointed (or the appointed time")

    ordained, appointed, official, appointive, decreed, positive

    arbitrary, informal, unsettled, irregular

  3. official, prescribed(adj)

    conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline

    "in prescribed order"

    ordained, appointed, official, positive, decreed

    informal, arbitrary, irregular, unsettled

  4. positive, prescribed(adj)

    formally laid down or imposed

    "positive laws"

    irrefutable, decreed, confirming, confident(p), official, positively charged, positive(p), electropositive, incontrovertible, positive, positivistic, ordained, plus, convinced(p), appointed, positivist, cocksure, overconfident

    unsettled, irregular, informal, arbitrary

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  1. Sheila Vakharia:

    This result highlights what many would call the substitution effect : when people substitute one drug for another, according to the substitution effect, people who have become dependent on prescribed opioids and lose convenient access to them may substitute with heroin. However, illicit heroin is often of unknown quality and purity... so it can increase risk of accidental overdose and poisoning.

  2. William Goodman:

    We know that the people using street drugs – illicit opioids – four out of five started with prescription pills, either they had them prescribed directly or they’re using diverted pills. And often what leads them to go from pills to injection of fentanyl or heroin is that it’s easier to get. You don’t need a prescription and it’s often much less expensive.

  3. Sheila Caldwell:

    Once you know your risk factors, take meds as prescribed and think of good nutrition and exercise as part of your heart health prescription, make sure you get an adequate amount of sleep and watch the stress. By the way, this applies to your kids, too, because as we know, heart disease begins in childhood.

  4. House Speaker John Boehner:

    This has been an ongoing problem, members should make every attempt to appear in the chamber within the prescribed 15 minutes.

  5. Jack Hoadley:

    The small gains found in adherence may be associated with more affordable co-payments, but we don’t know from the study what difference there was in co-payments, many factors are associated with whether people fill prescriptions and take their medications, including the presence of side effects or how many drugs they are prescribed in total.

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