drug cocktail

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n drug cocktail a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
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Usage

In literature:

However, a fascinating champagne cocktail drugged it into silence, and they enjoyed a merry lunch together.
"Pink Gods and Blue Demons" by Cynthia Stockley
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In news:

Ketamine is part of a "cocktail" of drugs that induces anesthesia in animals, including dogs and cats.
Dangerous drug cocktail called 'wet'.
Pancreatic cancer drug cocktail may prolong life.
In the 1990s, America's desire to be thin led to a craze for diet drugs -- including the infamous Fen Phen "cocktail".
Meanwhile, scientists are hoping that a cocktail of drugs inspired by hibernating animals could one day perform the same "miracles" on demand.
Facing a shortage of lethal injection drugs, some death penalty states have begun switching up the drug cocktail used in executions—but is this experimentation legal.
Leo Olguin had a cocktail of drugs in his system as he fled police and smashed his car through a big rig, killing three teenage passengers in December 2009, testimony at his murder trial showed Tuesday.
The first two chapters describe the training required of each anesthesiology team member as well as their responsibilities beyond administering the drug cocktail (gas, narcotics, memory blockers, and muscle relaxants) which renders sleep.
Still, he was injected in his right buttock with a three- drug cocktail.
Recently, one of my residents told me about a patient with bipolar disorder whose psychiatrist had prescribed an exotic cocktail of drugs — a sedative, a new mood stabilizer and the latest antipsychotic medication.
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In science:

The antiretroviral treatments available are mostly administered in “drug-cocktail” form , also known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
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