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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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Toward an epidemiology of gastropathy associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use.
Analytic studies on aspirin or non-aspirin nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the risk of diabetes" outside of clinical trials are limited, write Dr.
pylori) or over-use of aspirin and or other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs causes most stomach ulcers.
recently reported the results of a population-based, case-control study regarding risk factors for pediatric invasive group A streptococcal (GAS) infection (1), noting that the "new" use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), defined as NSAID use <2 weeks before diagnosis, was associated with invasive GAS infection, whereas self-defined "regular" NSAID use was not.
PHARMACEUTICALS giant AstraZeneca said yesterday it had won US approval to market its Nexium ulcer drug as a treatment that reduces the risk of patients on nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs from developing ulcers.
New guidelines on the treatment of arthritis pain put a strong emphasis on early use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), even before the use of acetaminophen.
Individual nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and other risk factors for upper gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation.
Since 1985, analgesic manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration chose not to heed the recommendation of the National Kidney Foundation that package inserts specify the risk factors for kidney damage caused by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs - a class of drugs, such as ibuprofen, that recently has gained widespread popularity as pain relievers.
lycopene), vitamins, selenium, and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on the rate of occurrence of prostate cancer.

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