medicinal drug


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n medicinal drug (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
    “Philosophy, like medicine, has plenty of drugs, few good remedies, and hardly any specific cures.”


In literature:

Not only had my medicine contained a powerful narcotic, but my food also was drugged.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
You may ruin a child by giving it soothing drugs and advertised medicines.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
In the 18th century, drugs were still prescribed that dated back to the dawn of medicine.
"Old English Patent Medicines in America" by George B. Griffenhagen
When we was sick dey give us medicine out of drug stores.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
No known drug or medicine is a cure for tuberculosis.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
After this came still another book with a list of drugs and medicines, and explanations of their uses.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
For a {62} time it came to be the most important drug in medicine and was only replaced by venesection.
"Catholic Churchmen in Science" by James J. Walsh
That drug is as costly as gold itself, and the one hundred and fifty francs he has received has had to go in medicine and doctor's visits.
"Pride" by Eugène Sue
The medicine I gave her is counteracting the effects of the drug.
"Cursed by a Fortune" by George Manville Fenn
By Alice Henkel, Assistant, and G. Fred Flugh, Scientific Assistant, Drug and Medicinal Plant Investigations.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Thoughts of the whiskey he had poured out, of the drugs in the medicine-case, controlled.
"She Buildeth Her House" by Will Comfort
In this way they explained the various virtues of drugs and medicines.
"Woman in Science" by John Augustine Zahm
This easy accessibility of drugs in medicinal form is more dangerous than moralists care to admit.
"Habits that Handicap" by Charles B. Towns
My brother had no taste for drugs, and therefore deputed the care of the medicine chest to me.
"Reminiscences of a Canadian Pioneer for the last Fifty Years" by Samuel Thompson
Medicines and drugs are but little used, or if so, in a manner that gives no opportunity for their physiological efficacy.
"The Religion of the Indians of California" by A. L. Kroeber
Alcohol and iodide of potash are not the only drugs likely to do harm that are incorporated in proprietary medicines.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
He is skilled in drugs and medicines, it is true.
"Agincourt" by G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
Chemicals, Drugs, Dyes, and Medicines.
"A Report on Washington Territory" by William Henry Ruffner
And on no account should she be given any drugs or medicines during the period.
"A Guide to Health" by Mahatma Gandhi
I had brought my case of medicines with me, and was prepared, not only to prescribe, but to administer the drugs.
"The White Rose of Memphis" by William C. Falkner

In news:

Greene County Children Abusing " Medicine Cabinet " Drugs.
American Medicine Chest Challenge to Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse.
Male birth control pill researchers say they've found a drug that's man enough to possibly mingle with medicine cabinets someday.
He was also the vice chairman for research in the department of medicine, chief of the division of nephrology and hypertension and the founding director of the Peggy and Harold Katz family drug discovery institute.
Medicine cabinets are new 'drug dealers'.
Cipla Medpro South Africa Ltd (CMP) fell the most in three months after the generic drug maker said delays in government approvals for medicines curbed sales.
Some over-the-counter medicine may work as well as prescription drugs.
A Cambridge, Mass.-based startup called Vitality Inc was set to announce the pill-bottle system Thursday, saying it helps solve one of the biggest problems in medicine: that people don't consistently take the drugs they're prescribed.
Drug control advocates say the federal government has been dragging its feet for 12 years on whether to restrict the second most-abused medicine in the United States.
Have old, unused or unwanted prescription drugs in the medicine cabinet.
Young people who binge eat or overeat are more likely to abuse illicit drugs, according to a new study published online Dec 10 in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.
A drug that you have in your medicine cabinet may be helpful in treating bipolar disorder.
The colorful labels plastered on a bottle of prescription drugs scream out warnings, but they are routinely ignored by half the people using the medicine, according to a Michigan State University study.
In the past year, the Food and Drug Administration approved 35 new medicines -- a near-record for the last decade.
A magazine ad for the testosterone drug AndroGel shows a discount card that allows consumers to pay "as little as $10 per month" for the medicine.

In science:

Duchowicz, P. R., A. Talevi, L. E. Bruno-Blanch, E. A. Castro. (2008). New QSPR study for the prediction of aqueous solubility of drug-like compounds. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 16:7944-7955. Fisher, R. A. (1922). On the Interpretation of χ2 from Contingency Tables, and the Calculation of P.
Distribution Fitting 2. Pearson-Fisher, Kolmogorov-Smirnov, Anderson-Darling, Wilks-Shapiro, Cramer-von-Misses and Jarque-Bera statistics
Tracking a particle in a fluid has many applications in a wide range of up to date thematics: biofluidics and medicine (red blood cells, drugs delivery, etc.), electrophoresis, magnetic particle driving, aerosols, pollutants, etc.
The camera method, or how to track numerically a deformable particle moving in a fluid network
However, an understanding of the structure-function relationships in membrane proteins would make invaluable contributions to biochemistry, physiology and medicine, and would produce a substantial socio-economical impact (about 75% of all known drugs act on membrane proteins).
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
In 2007, more than 500 defects related to medicines were reported to the MHRA, resulting in the issue of more than 30 Drug Alert.
False discovery rate controlling procedures for discrete tests
Conclusions The ‘average’ drug user in the Russian Federation is generally more interested in topics such as Russian rock, non-traditional medicine, UFOs, Buddhism, yoga and the occult.
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation