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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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Nano-scale delivery systems coordinate the pharmacokinetics (PK) of drug combinations after administration so that the optimal ratio of the two drugs is exposed to tumor cells for prolonged times while reducing drug exposure and toxicity to normal tissues.
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Because of the facial disfigurement that leprosy causes, a treatment that works faster than the standard drug combinations do would be welcome, Gelber says.
He estimated that the drug combinations fail because of drug resistance in as many as 50 percent of patients in some populations.
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As personalized medicine moves from the present emphasis on diagnosis and prognosis to therapy, the problem of searching for optimal drug combinations uniquely suited to the genetic and molecular profile of each patient will need to be solved.
Poor life expectancy is no longer a rational argument" for denying a person a transplant in countries where the best drug combinations are available, she says.
Recent studies of drug combinations, including protease inhibitors, have indicated they can reduce levels of the AIDS virus in patients' blood.
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