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NAME

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name

(nām) a word or words used to designate a unique entity and distinguish it from others.
generic name 
1. in chemistry, a name applied to a class of compounds, e.g., alkane.
3. in biology, the name applied to a genus.
International Nonproprietary Name  (INN) the nonproprietary designation recommended by the World Health Organization for any pharmaceutical preparation.
nonproprietary name  a short name coined for a drug or chemical not subject to proprietary (trademark) rights and recommended or recognized by an official body.
pharmacy equivalent name  (PEN) a shortened name for a drug or combination of drugs; when used for a combination of drugs, the term usually consists of the prefix co- plus an abbreviation for each drug in the combination.
proprietary name  a brand name or trademark under which a proprietary product is marketed. See proprietary.
systematic name  in chemical nomenclature, a name of a substance based on the chemical structure of a compound.
trivial name  in chemical nomenclature, a name of a substance that does not reflect its chemical structure; many trivial names are semisystematic, e.g., the -ol in glycerol indicates that it is an alcohol.
United States Adopted Name  (USAN) a nonproprietary designation for any compound used as a drug, established by negotiation between their manufacturers and a council sponsored jointly by the American Medical Association, American Pharmaceutical Association, and United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
Graduate education A popular term for the degree to which a person, mentor, or professor is recognized in a particular field, as in, Professor X is (or, less commonly, has) a big name
Molecular medicine A word or phrase that uniquely identifies a particular allele of a gene. The allele name has an abbreviation which is the allele’s symbol.
Online An identifier for a particular computer in a particular place which allows other computers to communicate with that computer and no other
Pharmaceutical industry A designation—official or otherwise—for a chemical or other substance with therapeutic potential
Taxonomy The label assigned to a material or organism

name

Graduate education A popular term for the degree to which a person, mentor or professor is recognized in a particular field. See Reputation Pharmaceutical industry A designation, official or otherwise for a chemical or other substance with therapeutic potential. See Blank canvas name.

name,

n a word or combination of words by which a person, object, or idea, or a group of persons, objects, or ideas is regularly known or designated.
name, generic,
n a name that is usually descriptive of the substance. Strictly speaking, it is a name used to designate a class relationship. Often used synonymously with
nonproprietary name.
name, nonproprietary,
n a drug name that is not restricted by a trademark. Nonproprietary names are now selected in the United States by the United States Adopted Name (USAN) Council.
name, official,
n the title under which a drug is listed in the
United States Pharmacopeia (USP) or the
National Formulary (NF).
name, proprietary,
n a name assigned by the manufacturer that is restricted by trademark. A drug made by several companies may have more than one proprietary name.
Name, United States Adopted (USAN),
n a name selected by the USAN Council (jointly sponsored by the American Medical Association, American Pharmaceutical Association, and United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.) when a new drug is placed on the market. A nonproprietary or generic name.

name

title; identifying word(s).

business name
a legal title for a veterinary hospital or practice, approved by the local veterinary registering authority and the registrar under the Companies Act or similar authority responsible for the registration of such names.
problem name
key name; key indicant. The name of the problem, which may be a clinical sign, a production average, or a performance figure. A critical identification in a problem-oriented system of record keeping.

Patient discussion about name

Q. what are the name of those popular pills i hear about to beat depression?

A. Common drugs used to treat depression are usually of the SSRI family. There are many names, depending on your place. These drugs are prescription drugs, i.e. prescribed by a doctor, so if you have any questions or seek to use them you should consult a doctor.

A list of anti-depressive drugs may be found here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/antidepressants.html

Q. what is the medical name of the specialist who treats fibromyalgia? The person who treats arthritis is medically termed “rheumatologist”, then what is the medical name of the specialist who treats fibromyalgia?

A. Rheumatologist is an internist who is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of muscle, bones and joint complaint. If a person is having fibromyalgia together joint pain and inflammation, it would be better for him to be seen by an arthritis specialist who can better diagnose what might have caused fibromyalgia and what others might have been the causes other than fibromyalgia, which should not go undiagnosed. There is as such no medical name for the person who treats fibromyalgia.

Q. Hi Everyone, my name is Selly with Bipolar. Are there homeopathic meds for Hypothyroidism and Bipolar?

A. Hi, I also have hypothyroidism along with my bipolar depression. I would agree with Dagmar that getting some conventional medical treatment first is the right way to go. I certainly wouldn't knock a homeopathic treatment that worked, but for bipolar disorder you really should be monitored closely by a doctor. Perhaps you can integrate some homeopathic remedies with your conventional medications, under the observation of a doctor, of course. Good luck, and if you find something that works for you let us know!

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