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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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But the known side effects of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs have sent a steady stream of consumers out of the pharmacy and into the natural remedy aisle in search of nutraceutical alternatives.
When the claims data indicate that psychotherapeutic drugs were prescribed, we consider the number of days of treatment provided by the prescription as the time period over which an individual received care.
Neurogen is a leading neuropharmaceuticals company engaged in the design and development of a new generation of highly receptor specific psychotherapeutic drugs based on advances in molecular biology, medicinal chemistry, and neurobiology, which promise improved treatment for anxiety psychosis, epilepsy, dementia, depression, and sleep, eating, and stress-related disorders.
1 million persons aged 12 or older reported the non-medical use of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs in the past month (1).
As defined by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), the non-medical use of prescription drugs is the ingestion of prescription-type psychotherapeutic drugs (pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, sedatives) by individuals without a specific prescription (Colliver, Kroutil & Gfroerer 2006).
7%) used prescription-type psychotherapeutic drugs nonmedically.
Cardiovascular drugs accounted for $33 billion; central nervous system drugs cost $28 billion; psychotherapeutic drugs cost more than $17 billion; and hormones cost $14 billion.
21) The next row in table 3 indicates that this price acceleration was particularly marked in the antidepressant subclass of psychotherapeutic drugs.