Medical quality assurance by Dr. Albrecht Nonnenmacher, MD at November 20, 2015

In this category, you will find an alphabetical list of important medication and drugs.

A medication or drug is a chemical that affects the biology of a person or animal. Drugs and medications help to improve a person’s health or to treat, cure or prevent disease. Medications and drugs may also be used to diagnose an illness.

Prescription medications or drugs are dispensed by a pharmacy and must be ordered by a qualified medical professional. Over-the-counter drugs are available for purchase directly by the consumer. The World Health Organization keeps a list of essential medicines, which are those that should be affordable and available to all humans. Essential medicines fulfill the health care requirements of the greater part of the population.

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