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Another word for drug

  1. A substance used in the treatment of disease

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  2. A substance that affects the central nervous system and is often addictive

      1. A narcotic, especially an addictive narcotic.
      2. Narcotics considered as a group.
      3. An illicit drug, especially marijuana.
      1. Any of various sedative narcotics containing opium or one or more of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
      2. A drug, hormone, or other chemical substance having sedative or narcotic effects similar to those containing opium or its derivatives:
      3. Something that dulls the senses and induces relaxation or torpor.
      1. A drug, such as morphine or heroin, that is derived from opium or an opiumlike compound, relieves pain, often induces sleep, can alter consciousness, and is potentially addictive.
      2. A controlled substance.
      3. A soothing, numbing agent or thing:
      1. A substance that induces hallucination.
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Another word for drug

  1. Medicinal substance

      1. A small pellet or tablet of medicine, often coated, taken by swallowing whole or by chewing.
      2. An oral contraceptive. Used with the.
      3. Something, such as a baseball, that resembles a pellet of medicine.
      1. The action of establishing a rule, law, or direction.
      2. Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
      3. A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
      1. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      2. Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error.
      3. The means of obtaining redress of a wrong or enforcement of a right.
      1. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
      2. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
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  2. Any stimulant or depressant

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