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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overprescribe.

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Examples

  • Chace Crawford fears he was "overprescribed" medication for Attention Deficit Disorder as a child - because he's not convinced the diagnosis was correct.

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  • "overprescribed" and getting services they really didn't need.

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  • Or that MRIs were overprescribed 10 times too much for migraines ( "reducing tests ordered for migraines from 50 percent to 5 percent of cases")?

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  • Pharmacology Popping Antipsychotics Antipsychotic drugs are being overprescribed in the U.S, a study suggests, and the trend could be costing billions annually.

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  • "These drugs are often overprescribed, as a result of aggressive marketing and in the absence of evidence that they are better than angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors," another class of drugs.

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  • Some doctors say they are overprescribed and are often used for less-severe ailments like indigestion or upset stomachs.

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  • During that time, he was part of an ABC News team that came under sniper fire in Sarajevo, Bosnia in August 1992, and his investigative reports explored flaws in the secretive B-2 stealth bomber program; the dangers of unlicensed mental health practitioners; and the unheralded risks of an overprescribed heart medication.

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  • Several new studies released Monday by the Archives of Internal Medicine confirm earlier warnings in a recent Best Buy Drugs report: these drugs are routinely overprescribed and come with serious risks, including bone fractures and bacterial infections.

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  • We may have more drug choices of dubious benefit, alongside a medical provider network all too eager to prescribe them in return for kickbacks, resulting in an overprescribed population experiencing (for which they prescribe even more medications) side effects.

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  • However, he has come to believe that the drug is massively overprescribed and that it can sometimes spark suicidal thoughts in patients.

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