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Definition 1: the act of treating with medicines or remedies - [noun denoting act]

(medication is a kind of ...) (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

"the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury" "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested" "heat therapy gave the best relief"

(... is a kind of medication ) medication with antipyretics to treat a fever

(... is a kind of medication ) the act of administering medication

Definition 2: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for medication in the sense of this definition

(medication is a kind of ...) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

(... is a kind of medication ) a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

(... is a kind of medication ) drug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart

(... is a kind of medication ) drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase

(... is a kind of medication ) parasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates secretions and smooth muscle activity

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree; contains strychnine and brucine; formerly used as a stimulant

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that is sold without a prescription

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that induces labor by stimulating contractions of the muscles of the uterus

(... is a kind of medication ) medicine used to treat diarrhea

(... is a kind of medication ) a medication to be taken by inhaling it

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response

(... is a kind of medication ) the trade name for a drug used to treat upper respiratory congestion; it contains an antihistamine and a bronchodilator and a vasoconstrictor

(... is a kind of medication ) a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine promoting expectoration

(... is a kind of medication ) drug containing fixed amounts of two or more ingredients

(... is a kind of medication ) medication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote health

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2

(... is a kind of medication ) medicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease

"quinine is a specific for malaria"

(... is a kind of medication ) medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine that causes or increases sweating

(... is a kind of medication ) a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

(... is a kind of medication ) (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used in cases of chronic myeloid leukemia

(... is a kind of medication ) an agent that kills worms (especially those in the intestines)

(... is a kind of medication ) medicine in the form of a syrup that has a calming effect

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine for external application that produces redness of the skin

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark

(... is a kind of medication ) drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment

(... is a kind of medication ) an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug

(... is a kind of medication ) any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

"he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"

(... is a kind of medication ) a uricosuric drug that reduces the level of uric acid in the blood; used to treat gout

(... is a kind of medication ) a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

(... is a kind of medication ) a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested

(... is a kind of medication ) an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms

(... is a kind of medication ) any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used to control or stop diarrhea

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that limits the formation of urine

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that reduces high blood pressure

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine intended to reduce inflammation

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)

(... is a kind of medication ) medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect

(... is a kind of medication ) a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine used to relieve pain

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that is designed to prevent the growth of blood vessels that nourish tumors

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm

(... is a kind of medication ) any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth

(... is a kind of medication ) a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa

(... is a kind of medication ) any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever

(... is a kind of medication ) medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases

(... is a kind of medication ) a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow

(... is a kind of medication ) medicine intended to relieve the symptoms of the common cold

(... is a kind of medication ) a medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation

(... is a kind of medication ) any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion

(... is a kind of medication ) a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin

(... is a kind of medication ) used to produce perspiration

(... is a kind of medication ) any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs

(... is a kind of medication ) a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

(... is a kind of medication ) any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing

(... is a kind of medication ) any drug that destroys viruses

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine)

(... is a kind of medication ) a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

(... is a kind of medication ) an oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer

(... is a kind of medication ) an immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ

(... is a kind of medication ) a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

(medication is made of the substance ...) used in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma

(medication belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

(medication is the domain which ... is member of) available only with a doctor's written prescription

"a prescription drug"

(medication is the domain which ... is member of) purchasable without a doctor's prescription

"nonprescription drugs" "an over-the-counter cold remedy"

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