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Medication   /mˌɛdəkˈeɪʃən/   Listen

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease.  Synonyms: medicament, medicinal drug, medicine.
The act of treating with medicines or remedies.

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"Medication" Quotes from Famous Books

... learned of this method of medication, when I hastened to induce some proprietors in the Roman Campagna to try it with their farm hands; and, after witnessing the good results there, I endeavored to persuade practitioners to make a trial of the same treatment. I was ridiculed a little at first, for they thought it rather ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 458, October 11, 1884 • Various

... blessing of robust health may preserve it indefinitely, and how those who have lost it may regain it with access of vigor, and once more feel that life is indeed worth living. In presenting a new system of medication, it is necessary to attack the existing systems, and hence, I am placed in a delicate position, for of all the problems ever presented for the ingenuity of man to solve, undoubtedly the most difficult is, how to present new facts so as not to offend old errors; for ...
— The Royal Road to Health • Chas. A. Tyrrell

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