Medications Policy Term Definition

any prescription medication, sample medication, herbal remedy, vitamin, nutraceutical, vaccine, or over-the-counter drug; diagnostic and/or contrast agent used on or administered to persons to diagnose, treat, or prevent disease or other abnormal conditions; radioactive medications, respiratory therapy treatments, parenteral nutrition, blood derivatives, and intravenous solutions (plain, with electrolytes and/or drugs); and any product designated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a drug. This definition does not include enteral nutrition solutions (which are considered food products), oxygen, and other medical gases.