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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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Mutations in The Pneumocystis jirovecii DHPS gene confer cross-resistance to sulfa drugs.
Based on this evidence, non-antibiotic sulfa drugs do not appear to pose a risk.
Many antibiotics are similar to human medicines, including penicillin, tetracycline, erythromycin, and sulfa drugs.
Medications prescribed: Antidiarrheal medications, sulfa drugs such as sulfasalazine, cortisone.
Venkataramani, Yale University, "The Long-Run Effects of Early Life Pneumonia: Evidence from the Arrival of Sulfa Drugs in America"
8-1 mg/day also take the higher folic acid dose, including those taking antiepileptic drugs or folic antagonists such as sulfa drugs or methotrexate, those who have malabsorption syndrome, and obese women with a body mass index greater than 35 kg/[m.
Since Fleming's discovery of penicillin in 1928 and the first clinical use of sulfa drugs in the mid-1930s we've had a relatively successful 80-year run with antibiotics.
Nonregenerative anemia can also be caused by medications that depress bone marrow function; in cats, these drugs include antibiotics such as sulfa drugs and chloramphenicol.
Trusopt, Reduces Frequent Do not use if you Azopt amount of urination, have an allergy or aqueous tingling sensitivity to humor sensation in sulfa drugs.
Widespread resistance long ago took penicillins, sulfa drugs, tetracycline, and spectinomycin off the table for gonococ-cal infections; by April of last year, fluoroquinolones, including ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, and levofloxacin, also lost their "recommended" status because of resistance documented in sites in the United States and other countries.
Likewise, with closer inspection, we have learned that not all sulfa drugs are created equal.
Of course, the advent of antibiotics (first the sulfa drugs and then penicillin) was the coup de grace, at least in the developed world.