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Relating to medicines and drugs

Category A

adjective

Category A drugs are the ones that bring the most severe punishments if someone is found guilty of using or selling them. They include heroin, cocaine, and LSD.

contraindication

noun

a medical reason why someone should not use a particular drug or medical treatment

dosage

noun

the amount of a medicine or drug that you take at one time

dose

noun

an amount of a drug that has been measured so that you can take it

drug

noun

involving drugs or taking drugs

injection

noun

the process of injecting a drug or another substance into your body

medicated

adjective

receiving treatment with a drug for an illness or medical condition

narcotics

noun

relating to illegal drugs

OD

noun

an overdose of a dangerous drug

off

adjective, adverb, preposition

no longer taking drugs or other harmful substances

on

adverb, preposition

using a particular drug

overdose

noun

too much of a drug that someone takes at one time

potency

noun

the strength of a medicine, drug, or chemical

side effect

noun

an effect of a medicine that is not intended and could be unpleasant

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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