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  • n. Plural form of medicine.


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  • The retail price of the medicines is around $2500-3500, I'm not certain; I've never really checked because the most I ever pay for a drug is $50, most are either $5 or $25.

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  • The original exemption for homeopathic and related "medicines" is quite old -- around 100 years, IIRC.


  • Lower drug costs by allowing the importation of safe medicines from other developed countries, increasing the use of generic drugs in public programs and taking on drug companies that block cheaper generic medicines from the market

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  • The shaman was being helped out by the big medicines from the other tribes, and it shivered my spine up and down, the deviltries they cut.


  • *** Pharmaceuticals Johnson & Johnson's handling of quality problems involving its popular over-the-counter medicines is drawing new scrutiny as more details emerged about a recall of the drug maker's Tylenol products last year.

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  • Looking only from a U.S. (or European) perspective it may seem that calling for higher IPR on medicines is a simple matter of looking out for number one.

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  • Insurers will disqualify you for just taking certain medicines because of the possibility of future costs … and insurers make it a practice to deny coverage to individuals in high risk occupations, such as firefighting, lumber work, telecom installation, and pretty much anything more risky than working in an office.

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  • Indeed, cancer survival rates in the U.K. lag well behind those of the U.S. and other wealthy European nations, and some research suggests that NICE's restrictions on access to new medicines is partly to blame for the disparity.

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  • Pharmacies make higher margins on private-label medicines, though name brands command higher sales volume, pharmacists say.

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  • Giving away relatively cheap, short-term medicines in hopes of hooking customers on higher-margin items can be good business.

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  • Captured at Yorktown, taken from the British "Deputy-Quarter-Master... in consequence of his violation of the right of flags," one chest of medicines, as well as "3 chests, contents unknown."

    October 29, 2007