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substance vocab

TermDefinition
drug any drug other than food that changes the structure or function of the body
medicine a substance either prescription or OTC that changes the structure or function of the body, prevent diseases, cure diseases ,maintain health
addiction the state of losing control over the use of a drug; it is accompanied by a strong craving for the drug
withdrawal a group of symptoms that occur when a dependent person stops taking a drug
tolerance the condition that results when repeated use of a drug causes it to have less of an effect on the brain
synergistic a drug synergism occurs when drugs interact to produce effects greater than those that each drug would produce alone
antagonistic a drug antagonism occurs when each drug's effect is canceled out or reduced by the other
drug misuse the improper use of medicines-either prescription or over-the -counter drugs
drug abuse the intentional improper or unsafe use of a drug
prescription drugs a drug that can be obtained only with a written order from a doctor and can be purchases only at a pharmacy
OTC drugs a medicine that is sold legally in pharmacies and other stores without a doctors prescription
stimulants a type of drug that increases the activity of the nervous system
depressants a drug that slows brain and body reactions
hallucinogens a drug that distorts perception, thought and mood
club drugs drugs that first gained popularity at dance clubs and raves
Created by: suinchingolo