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STEELE

STEELE--HEALTH DRUG CHAPTER

QuestionAnswer
MEDICINE ANY DRUG USED TO CURE, PREVENT OR TREAT ILLNESS OR DISCOMFORT
DRUG INTERACTION A CHANGE IN THE EFFECT OF A DRUG THAT OCCURS AS A RESULT OF IT BEING TAKEN WITH ANOTHER DRUG
ALLERGIC REACTION A POTENTIALLY SERIOUS SIDE EFFECT OF A MEDICINE
DRUG USE TAKING A MEDICINE EXACTLY AS DIRECTED
SEROTONIN A NEUROTRANSMITTER THAT BRINGS ABOUT FEELINGS OF PLEASURE
SIDE EFFECT AN EFFECT THAT IS CAUSED BY A DRUG AND IS DIFFERENT FROM THE DRUG'S INTENDED EFFECT
DOSE, FREQUENCY, TIMING AND DURATION INFORMATION INCLUDED IN A PRESCRIPTION
STIMULANT A DRUG THAT SPEEDS UP BODY FUNCTIONS
PSYCHOACTIVE DRUG A DRUG OR MEDICINE THAT AFFECTS THOUGHTS, PERCEPTION OR FEELING
SAFETY, EFFECTIVENESS AND MINOR SIDE EFFECTS QUALITIES POSSESSED BY A GOOD MEDICINE
ADDICTION CONDITION IN WHICH A PERSON CAN NO LONGER CONTROL HIS OR HER DRUG USE
ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK A LIFE THREATENING REACTION TO A DRUG
DRUG SUBSTANCE THAT CAUSES A CHANGE IN A PERSON'S PHYSICAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL STATE
GENERIC MEDICINE MEDICINE MADE BY A COMPANY OTHER THAN THE COMPANY THAT DEVELOPED THE ORIGINAL MEDICINE
PRESCRIPTION DOCTOR'S WRITTEN ORDER FOR A SPECIFIC MEDICINE
EMPHYSEMA A DISEASE OF THE LUNGS OFTEN CAUSED BY SMOKING
CAFFEINE STIMULANT FOUND IN COFFEE, TEA, CHOCOLATE AND COLAS
ANABOLIC STEROIDS SYNTHETIC HORMONES USED BY SOME ATHLETES TO INCREASE MUSCLE MASS
ENDORPHINES KNOWN AS A PAIN KILLER
HGH HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE
ETHYL A TYPE OF ALCOHOL IN ALCOHOL BEVERAGES
EUPHORIA A SENSE OF WELL BEING
PARANOIA EXCESSIVE AND IRRATIONAL DISTRUST OF OTHERS
DMT NICKNAME DEALING WITH BUSINESSMEN
TAR THE INGREDIENT IN TOBACCO THAT CAUSES CANCER
NICOTINE THE INGREDIENT IN TOBACCO THAT CAUSES ADDICTION
CARBON MONOXIDE A POISONOUS GAS FOUND IN CIGARETTE SMOKE
INHALANTS CAN CAUSE SEVERE KIDNEY DAMAGE
MESCALINE NICKNAME IS CACTUS
ADDICTION A COMPULSIVE USE OF A DRUG WHICH CAUSES PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCE
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