The doctor prescribed an antibiotic for the infection.
The doctor wrote a prescription for an antibiotic.
The procedure is prescribed by law.
My boss prescribed I take the rest of the week off and start fresh on Monday.
He gave me a prescription.
Jerry Spinelli -- Milkweed
He was doing nothing less now, he thought, then prescribing corrective lenses for Earthling souls.
Kurt Vonnegut -- Slaughterhouse-Five
Nardo was busy sorting out prescriptions in a cardboard box.
Victor Martinez -- Parrot in the Oven
You shall do that which the Council of Vocations shall prescribe for you.
Ayn Rand -- Anthem
Peter, by the gift of Aslan, by election, by prescription, and by conquest...
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
Only if the doctor prescribes it.
Ernest Hemingway -- A Farewell to Arms
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The earliest so-called "food expert" was Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, who prescribed all-grape diets and hourly enemas before going on to launch the cereal company.
Michael Pollan -- The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Jordan kept her supplied with refills of her prescription, and when the doctor wouldn’t give her any more, he brought these weird-lookin’ shiny red pills and these bright blue-and-yellow pills that I ain’t never seen before.
Sharon M. Draper -- Forged by Fire
prescription for that cough
Tennessee Williams -- A Streetcar Named Desire
I have a schedule prescription for each hour in the day;
Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- The Yellow Wallpaper
His room smelled of turpentine, which Doc had prescribed as a liniment for the pulled ligament.
Olive Ann Burns -- Cold Sassy Tree
Mama, of course, noticed the tightening in my face. My bad headaches and asthma attacks worried her. "You need rest," she prescribed one afternoon and sent me to bed in Papa’s room, the coolest in the house.
Julia Alvarez -- In the Time of the Butterflies
she would say to her friends, "Ivan Ilych can’t do as other people do, and keep to the treatment prescribed for him."
Leo Tolstoy -- The Death of Ivan Ilych
I’m curious to know her every thought, her diagnosis, her prognosis, her prescription.
Steve Lopez -- The Soloist
I thought, even then, that this doctor needed the Valium he prescribed for me more than I did.
Alice Sebold -- Lucky
He had not filled Dan Gunn’s prescriptions.
Pat Frank -- Alas, Babylon
He told Mam he was very sorry for her troubles and he’d give her a prescription for something to ease the pain of the days to come.
Frank McCourt -- Angela’s Ashes
One of my mom’s prescriptions.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
They look so clinical, like something your doctor would prescribe for allergies or intestinal problems.
Lauren Oliver -- Before I Fall
Lev was prescribed extra exercise when he arrived a week ago.
Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
I drove out to the mall yesterday, where about half the town buys drugs, and it’s as easy as picking up a prescription; I know because Noelle told me: Her husband goes there to purchase the occasional joint.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
When Aldous calls a second time I finally kick off the duvet and grab the prescription bottle from the side table.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
Tell her about the prescription.
Dave Eggers -- The Circle
Once the small matter of my temporary madness had been cleared up, Dr. Golan’s function seemed mainly to consist of writing prescriptions.
Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Once you get to your long-term prison home, the first thing they’ll want to do is assess your psychiatric state …. and prescribe you some drugs.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
Havel prescribed exactly what our work seemed to require.
Bryan Stevenson -- Just Mercy
It had been in a cast until a month ago, and the doctors had prescribed painkillers.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
The engines did their best to roar in the prescribed manner, and the plane went bumping across the pressure ridges, lifted unwillingly, and vanished into the overcast.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
You have all your prescriptions?
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
He sent a prescription for a sedative, but Mom didn’t give it to me.
Sharon M. Draper -- Out of My Mind
I just came to drop off some prescription meds for when he gets back.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
With her first paycheck she went for an eye exam, got prescription glasses and the difference in the way she could see felt like a miracle.
Judy Blume -- In the Unlikely Event
Her mother had been prescribed new medicine and a special diet, and Miss Perumal must go shopping for her.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
It would have been easier, but he couldn’t escape the feeling that one must enter Terabithia only by the prescribed entrance.
Katherine Paterson -- Bridge to Terabithia
Surely Mr. McSouthers could have had his prescription refilled, or are you implying he committed suicide?
Ellen Raskin -- The Westing Game
It identified a group, and apparently it prescribed ways to behave and react.
Holly Goldberg Sloan -- Counting by 7s
Bernice existed on Social Security disability benefits, food stamps, and the prescription drugs provided to her by TennCare, the state’s noble but misguided effort at providing health care to indigents.
Scott Pratt -- An Innocent Client
My mother did the best she could by calling up the doctor’s office and asking what to do and filling the prescription for the ointment for Lucas’s eyes and checking the stumps every day to be sure there was no redness or smell of infection.
Gary D. Schmidt -- Okay for Now
In addition to my regular glasses, I have special goggles, prescription goggles, for playing sports.
Edward Bloor -- Tangerine
The shampoos and lotions and balms that used to be at the back of the store I shift to shelves near the pharmacy, so that people filling prescriptions can also buy plasters and ointments.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train
But a lot of it is prescription drugs.
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
Etienne summons a doctor who prescribes rest, aspirin, and aromatic violet comfits.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Besides, who mixes up a cow and a box of prescription meds?
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
I put it on the kitchen table, next to a shoe box full of prescription bottles, in time to see my grandfather coming out of his room.
Katja Millay -- The Sea of Tranquility
In the midst of resolving the most traumatic adjustment I had ever made, I found myself struck with a new and foreign emotion that had not appeared in the prescribed blueprint of the year.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
Dr. Blinker prescribed this tonic—but what can medicine really do?