1 〔薬の効能書〕a statement of the virtues of a medicine，〔薬の箱などに書かれた〕indications
The explanation says that the drug is good for headaches.
2 〔宣伝文句〕an advertisement; 〔大げさな〕a puff
It is not so good as it is claimed to be.
He went on and on singing his own praises.／((文)) He enumerated [dwelt on] his own merits.