A drug is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects when taken or put into a human body or the body of another animal and is not considered a food or exclusively a food.
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... Ofloxacin is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class considered to be a second-generation fluoroquinolone ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 28, 1990 ... variety of brand names as well as generic drug equivalents, for oral and intravenous administration ...
... distribution, metabolism, and excretion (ADME) study, using tritium (3H) labelled drug, temazepam was well absorbed and found to have minimal (8%) first ... The unchanged drug was 96% bound to plasma proteins ... The blood level decline of the parent drug was biphasic with the short half-life ranging from 0.4-0.6 hours and the terminal half-life from 3.5–18.4 hours (mean 8.8 hours), depending on the study ...
... Drugs function by binding to specific locations on target molecules and causing a certain desired change, such as disabling the target or causing a conformational change ... Ideally, a drug should act very specifically and bind only to its target without interfering with other biological functions ... Computer-assisted drug design has the potential to expedite and lower the costs of drug discovery ...
... Executive Officer (CEO) and co-founder of Amgen, Icos focused on the development of drugs to treat inflammatory disorders ... conducted clinical trials of twelve drugs, three of which reached the last phase of clinical trials ... Icos is famous for tadalafil (Cialis), a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction ...
... Japan because of Paris' conviction for drug possession a day earlier under Japan's strict anti-drug laws, all people sentenced for any drug crime are generally rejected ... Indonesia and Malaysia, were canceled as they have stronger anti-drug laws than Japan ...
More definitions of "drug":
- (noun): A substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic.
- (verb): Use recreational drugs.
Synonyms: do drugs
Famous quotes containing the word drug:
“Hed been numb a long time, years. All his nights down Ninsei, his nights with Linda, numb in bed and numb at the cold sweating center of every drug deal. But now hed found this warm thing, this chip of murder. Meat, some part of him said. Its the meat talking, ignore it.”
—William Gibson (b. 1948)
“Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes.”
—Sophocles (497406/5 B.C.)
“Most people arent appreciated enough, and the bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves. No one throws ticker tape on the man who chose to be faithful to his wife, on the lawyer who didnt take the drug money, or the daughter who held her tongue again and again. All this anonymous heroism.”
—Peggy Noonan (b. 1950)