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overmedicate

(ō′vər-mĕd′ĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. overmedi·cated, overmedi·cating, overmedi·cates
To medicate (a patient) excessively.

o′ver·med′i·ca′tion n.
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These three words typically describe the ideal 'trophy wife', but as these women trade their beauty for status by 'marrying up', the hidden pressures are leaving many depressed, vulnerable and overmedicating.
There's no risk of overmedicating or numbing a baby's gag reflex.
The purpose of telling my story is to alert others to not give in to overmedicating themselves and other negative behavior, such as the use of alcohol in combination with medications.
Treating bees has become commonplace, like with people overmedicating with pills," he said.
When we talk about force, we often think about the use of seclusion and restraint, but force can come in many disguises: Chemical restraints and overmedicating, threatening and coercing, and restrictive rule making are less obvious examples of force, but they have nearly the same effect of dampening self-determination.
One now can find the objections to the overdiagnosis and overmedicating of children and, to a lesser extent, women and people in general in book after book.
That way we remove the incentives now in place for overmedicating, overtaxing, and overindulging in unnecessary procedures.
Hundreds more had been terminated for other violations, ranging from sleeping on the job to overmedicating patients with a mental illness.
A 54-year-old woman developed liver failure after unintentionally overmedicating with 5,000-6,000 mg/day of acetaminophen for six to eight weeks.
Hospitals' frantic pace, overtesting, overmedicating and concern for the bottom line rather than the mother are what is truly perilous, she said.
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The beds can effectively reduce these conditions, and may result in overmedicating.