stimulant drug

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stimulant drug a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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Usage

In literature:

A pick-me-up, a stimulating harmless drug of some sort.
"The Secret Places of the Heart" by H. G. Wells
But he's weakening fast, and it's drug stimulation that's done it.
"Red Pepper Burns" by Grace S. Richmond
Johnson has felt its wild stimulation and like a man who has used drugs the habit is upon him.
"The Mirrors of Washington" by Anonymous
They are like a powerful drug, a stimulant, that has been injected into our whole system.
"Is Life Worth Living?" by William Hurrell Mallock
This drug is an anodyne, stimulant, and diaphoretic, and, in large doses, a narcotic and an irritant.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
To see Elaine promised an exciting diversion, very welcome just now when Olive had to give up the customary stimulation of the drug.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
Besides the secretions already mentioned as being stimulated, the bile, the tears and the perspiration are increased by the exhibition of this drug.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
To be likened to the languorous effects of some almost stimulating drug.
"Erik Dorn" by Ben Hecht
Particularly is this true where the drink contains stimulating drugs, such as do some of those most advertised.
"Health on the Farm" by H. F. Harris
Avoid the use of stimulants and drugs which affect the nervous system.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
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In news:

A Penn State cheerleader who is in a semi- coma after falling five stories from a window is "responding well" to brain stimulating drugs, her family's rep exclusively told RadarOnline.com.
The most powerful of these chemicals is ephedrine (also used in prescription and nonprescription drugs as a decongestant), which, like an amphetamine, stimulates the central nervous system.
Regulators in both the EU and the US have attempted to stimulate paediatric -drug development with incentives offering extended periods of patent protection, but are these actions having the desired effects.
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who take stimulants such as Ritalin tend to feel the drugs help them control their behavior and do not turn them into "robots" as many skeptics assume, a study found on Monday.
Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder who take stimulants such as Ritalin tend to feel that the drugs help them control their behavior and do not turn them into "robots," as many skeptics assume, a study reported on Monday.
The drugs, stimulants including Ritalin and Adderall, are usually prescribed to people with attention disorders.
Suspended driver AJ Allmendinger doesn't know what stimulant caused his positive drug test on June 29.
Philadelphia, PA, December 5, 2007 – For the first time in a large-scale study, transcranial magnetic stimulation has been shown to be an effective, non-drug treatment for major depression.
Criminal behavior in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) drops sharply when they take stimulant drugs like Ritalin to help them to control impulses, scientists said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will review the safety of energy drinks containing such stimulants as caffeine in response to a letter from two senators.
The family of a Penn State cheerleader who fell five stories out of an apartment window says they are encouraged how the 19-year-old woman responded to a drug to stimulate brain activity.
The family of a Penn State cheerleader who fell five stories out of an apartment window said they are encouraged how the 19-year-old woman responded to a drug to stimulate brain activity.
Since the start of last season, more than 10 players suspended for failing drug tests have publicly blamed it on taking the stimulant.
Retinal implants to help pilots see at night, stimulant drugs to keep surgeons alert and steady handed, cognitive enhancers to focus the minds of executives for a big speech or presentation.
Glaucoma Drug Found to Stimulate Eyelash Growth.
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