He sought the help of a Swiss monk (you know how you do) who prescribed the ingestion of 36 lemons per day.
More boys than girls take these drugs in childhood, but more adult women than men were prescribed them in the last decade.
Also, the same witness stated that the driver was prescribed medication (Ambien and Vicodin).
"to write down as a direction," mid-15c., from Latin praescribere "write beforehand" (see prescription). Related: Prescribed; prescribing. Medical sense is from 1580s, probably a back formation from prescription.
prescribe pre·scribe (prĭ-skrīb')
v. pre·scribed, pre·scrib·ing, pre·scribes
To give directions, either orally or in writing, for the preparation and administration of a remedy to be used in the treatment of a disease.