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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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Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound accelerates and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug delays knee ligament healing," Amer Journ of Sports Med, February 2006.
Current status of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use in the United States: risk factors and frequency of complications.
PENNSAID is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for treating the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee (s).
The now-proposed substitute is meloxicam, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and increased risk for peptic ulcer disease in elderly persons.
Sales of Meloxicam, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, were approximately $1.
Published in the April 15 issue of Arthritis Care and Research, the clinical journal of the American College of Rheumatology, the study used a sophisticated economic model to develop patient scenarios and compare costs of the following three therapies often used for treating pain from chronic arthritis: 1) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug alone, such as Naproxen or Ibuprofen; 2) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug combined with an acid- reducing drug (proton pump inhibitor) such as Prevacid or Nexium; and 3) a Cox-2 inhibitor (cyclooxygenase 2-selective inhibitor) alone, such as Vioxx or Celebrex.
This is particularly important because 60 to 80 percent of gastrointestinal complications from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use occur without previous symptoms.
Management's number one product development priority is to fully commercialize a topical version of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indomethacin in the United States.
Dyloject(TM), an injectable nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity.
Ponstel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated for the relief of moderate pain.
With growing concerns about the safety of selective COX-2 inhibitors, the nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug Dyloject(TM) is a promising alternative based upon an active pharmaceutical ingredient with a large and well-established safety database.