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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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We hoped to achieve full compliance with OBRA mandates concerning use of psychotropic drugs.
One thought-provoking finding among parents was that psychotropic drugs lead to certain side effects and somehow effects which may causes biological abnormalities resulting into several medical diseases.
Policy message: Regular medical checkups are needed in medical students for their indulgence in addictions like tobacco use and psychotropic drugs.
10) For example, if a patient was taking a psychotropic drug for 6 months, the tapering process should last for 6 months.
Precautions should be applied when prescribing psychotropic drugs for at-risk or special populations such as very young children, because ethical concerns are inevitable (Knight et al.
The largest disparities were for psychotropic drug spending: the size of the disparity was 70 percent for blacks and whites with SUD comorbidity, and 26 percent for Latinos and whites without SUD comorbidity.
When decreasing a psychotropic drug, assess the resident for any signs or symptoms of the underlying disorder for which the drug was prescribed, since these can also contribute to weight loss.
There are no studies available on Medicaid psychotropic drug coverage, and this is a first step in understanding the availability of such drugs for patients with severe mental illness.
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Anybody considering taking a psychotropic drug should read Chapter 5 before purchasing their prescription.
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