medicable


Also found in: Dictionary.

medicable

 [med´ĭ-kah-b'l]
subject to treatment with medicine with reasonable expectation of cure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

med·i·ca·ble

(med'i-kă-bĕl),
Treatable, with hope of a cure.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

medicable

(mĕd′ĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
Potentially responsive to treatment with medicine; curable: medicable conditions; a medicable complaint.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

medicable

adjective Responsive to medical treatment (e.g., drug responsive).
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

med·i·ca·ble

(med'i-kă-bĕl)
Treatable, with hope of a cure.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about medicable

Q. is it ok to use drugs for medical reasons? and who is to decide when is necessary to use drugs when needed?

A. Today the most used "medical" drugs are narcotics- for pain relief, for patients who suffer extreme pain. All sorts of Codaine and Morphine types are used and on a very wide basis, and they are specially perscribed for ones who need them.

Q. How about Psychiatric Drugs for bipolar? One of my friend is suffering from bipolar. Will Psychiatric medications help him to come out of this affect?

A. from what i read- there are certain medication that can help. if the first one doesn't - there is a second and third line of medication. from a personal experience (not mine, a friend of the family) it can even save your friend's life..

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa27.htm
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

More discussions about medicable
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.