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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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Slower metabolism by the enzyme CYP2C19 has been observed in people of Asian descent after using some psychotherapeutic drugs, when compared with white and blacks.
In addition to female health care, those segments include oncology, cardiovascular treatments, anti-infectives and psychotherapeutic drugs.
The results show that among all community-based beneficiaries, the most commonly mentioned drugs were cardiac drugs, cardiovascular drugs, diuretics, psychotherapeutic drugs, and gastrointestinal preparations, respectively (Figure 1).
In terms of the medications being used, reports show that more than two-thirds of retail pharmacy sales last year were in just 10 therapeutic classes, with psychotherapeutic drugs, cardiovascular therapies and antispasmodics atop the list.
Moreover, the website says approximately 50 million Americans aged 12 or older reported non-medical use of any psychotherapeutic at some point in their lifetimes, while nearly 7 million Americans aged 12 or older reported current use of psychotherapeutic drugs for non-medical purposes, representing 2.
Slower metabolism by the enzyme CYP2Cl9 has been observed in people of Asian descent after using some psychotherapeutic drugs, when compared with white and blacks.
In the retail arena more than two-thirds of all sales involved the top 10 therapeutic classes, led by psychotherapeutic drugs, cardiovascular therapies and antispasmodics.
Neurogen, based in Branford, Connecticut, is engaged in the design and development of receptor subtype specific psychotherapeutic drugs based on advances in molecular biology, medicinal chemistry and neurobiology for the treatment of anxiety, psychosis, epilepsy, dementia, depression, and sleep, eating and stress related disorders.