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Terms in relation to substances, other than food, that have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing, or other effects when put into the body of a human or animal.

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Pharmaceutical; Drugs

A new muscle relaxation drug that stops yawning for a number of hours. Yawing is an allergic reaction of the body due to tiredness, lack of stimulation, or boredom. Yawning-No-More relaxes the ...


Pharmaceutical; Drugs

A tricyclic antidepressant used to treat mental depression.


Pharmaceutical; Drugs

‘Treatment-naive’ or ‘drug naive’ refers to someone who has never used HIV drugs. Someone who has used drugs before is called ‘treatment-experienced’.


Pharmaceutical; Drugs

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a pharmaceutical company with its headquarter in London, UK. It is the fourth largest pharmaceutical company in the world and was founded in 2000 by the merger of ...


Pharmaceutical; Drugs

A substance that is taken into or put on the body because it can kill germs or change how the body works.


Pharmaceutical; Drugs

A medication in the form of sprays, gels and liquids used during medical procedures to numb the mucous membranes of the mouth and throat. Benzocaine is also sold over-the-counter and used to relieve ...

thrombolytic therapy

Pharmaceutical; Drugs

Use of drugs to break up or dissolve blood clots, which are the main cause of both heart attacks and stroke.

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