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Medication   /mˌɛdəkˈeɪʃən/   Listen

(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease.  Synonyms: medicament, medicinal drug, medicine.
The act of treating with medicines or remedies.

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"Medication" Quotes from Famous Books

... disciples. This is that all diseases are "cured" by drugs. The opposite conclusion is drawn by a much larger number of persons. As they see that patients are very commonly getting well under treatment by infinitesimal drugging, which they consider equivalent to no medication at all, they come to disbelieve in every form of drugging and put their whole trust ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

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