verbo·ver·pre·scribed, o·ver·pre·scrib·ing, o·ver·pre·scribes
To prescribe an excessive amount of a medication.
To prescribe (a medication) in excess of the amount needed.
(third-person singular simple present overprescribes, present participle overprescribing, simple past and past participle overprescribed)
- To prescribe a drug more frequently than appropriate
over- +"Ž prescribe