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drugs that are used to treat or prevent disease or other conditions
over the counter drug
Medicine available without a written order from a doctor
A chemical substance that people of any age cannot lawfully manufacture, possess, buy or sell.
a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
The taking of drugs for its medical purpose, but not in the appropriate amount, frequency, strength, or manner.
excessive use of drugs
a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy
occurs when each drug's effect is canceled out or reduced by the other
occurs when drugs interact to produce effects greater than those that each drug would produce alone
anything that keeps a person from engaging in harmful behavior
a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
drugs that depress the activity of the central nervous system, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgment
a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
a narcotic that is considered a hard drug
a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes
amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride
a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves
a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
a strong-smelling plant from whose dried leaves a number of euphoriant and hallucinogenic drugs are prepared
ecstasy, GHB, and Rohypnol are examples of club drugs, These drugs are all used at "rave" parties and are sometimes associated with date rape
a medication to be taken by inhaling it
a residential treatment center where former drug abusers live together and learn to adjust to drug-free lives