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wonder drug

a drug, usually recently discovered or developed, noted for its startling curative effect, as an antibiotic or sulfa drug.
Also called miracle drug.
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Examples for wonder drug
  • People want a wonder drug that works completely and immediately, all by itself.
  • Nonetheless, researchers have recently found that lithium could be something close to a psychiatric wonder drug.
  • The fat hormone leptin was once thought of as a potential obesity wonder drug, but the reality has proved more complex.

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