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drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion aborticide , abortifacient , abortion-inducing drug
abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo abortion pill , mifepristone , RU 486
antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug) acetum
acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets acetylsalicylic acid , aspirin , Bayer , Empirin , St. Joseph
music suggesting drug-induced experiences acid rock
musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience acid rock , psychedelic rock
trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to treat upper respiratory conditions and minor allergies Actifed
placebo used in experimental tests of a drug that has noticeable side effects active placebo
transport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient; requires an expenditure of energy active transport
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly Acular , ketorolac tromethamine , Toradol
oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms acyclovir , Zovirax
drug, unharmful and unhelpful adiaphorous
stimulating drug adrenaline
drug that has the effects of epinephrine adrenergic , adrenergic drug
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen) Aflaxen , Aleve , Anaprox , naproxen sodium
delayed effect of a drug or therapy aftereffect
(biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction agonist
acute blood disorder (often caused by radiation or drug therapy) characterized by severe reduction in granulocytes agranulocytosis , agranulosis , granulocytopenia
antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure Aldomet , alpha methyl dopa , methyldopa
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