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blue

(blū),
A color between green and indigo on the spectrum. For individual blue dyes, see the specific name.
Synonym(s): cerulean
Drug slang A regional term for a depressant; crack
Fringe medicine A colour claimed in the pseudoscience of colour therapy to be antibacterial, maintain circulation in optimum condition, soothe nerves, increase vitality, treat rheumatic complaints, and prevent cancer
Physics A colour corresponding to wavelengths 455-492 nm

PDR

Physicians Desk Reference A book published annually that lists all ± 2500 US therapeutics requiring a physician prescription
PDR 7 color-coded sections
White Manufacturers' index, containing the company addresses and list of products
Pink Product name index, an alphabetical listing of the drugs by brand name
Blue Product classification, where drugs are subdivided into therapeutic classes
Yellow Generic and chemical name index
Multicolored Photographs of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
White Product information, a reprint of the manufacturers' product inserts and
Green Diagnostic product information, a list of manufacturers of diagnostic tests used in office practice and the hospital; Cf Over-the-counter drugs  . ;.

blue

(blū)
A range of hues in the visible spectrum lying between green and indigo.
[M.E. fr. Germanic]

blue 

Visual sensation evoked by radiations within the waveband 450-490 nm. It is a primary colour and the complementary of yellow. See complementary colour; primary colours.

Patient discussion about blue

Q. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do. Hi, I get in to depressive episode even for minor issues. Although my depression makes it hard for me to maintain friendships, I have a number of close friends. I’m going well with my parents. I have a stable, well-paid job and a first class master’s degree. I'm fit, healthy and don't consider myself unattractive. I don't understand why I get depressed, but I feel down most of the time. I sleep too little or not enough, and my diet deteriorates during the real low periods. I lack motivation in everything and it started to affect my job. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do.

A. Make an appointment with your doctor as soon as you can and tell him/her all that you are saying here. Your doctor can help you with this and get you going again. Don't put it off or try to cure yourself with alternative stuff.

Q. Is a Proventil Inhaler cheaper by you than Secirity Blue? I pay $60. with Security Blue now. Is it cheaper with you for a three months supply ?

A. here is a drug prices comparing site-
http://www.compare-prescription-prices.com/drug/Proventil.htm

but i couldn't find there that other drug you were talking about....is that it's name?

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