Definition of prescriber in US English:

prescriber

noun

  • See prescribe

    • ‘They've also acknowledged the need to increase the amount of information being provided to consumers, to patients, to prescribers.’
    • ‘The report recommended that a monitoring system be set up to track prescriptions, that irresponsible prescribers be prosecuted and that further legislation be introduced.’
    • ‘He said: ‘Because of that increased risk, there should have been a warning to prescribers and users.’’
    • ‘Federal laws intended to prevent prescription drug abuse only allow prescribers to treat 30 patients at a time.’
    • ‘I've no doubt that there's a lot of pressure on prescribers to prescribe and a lot of unnecessary prescribing.’