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Definition 1: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for medicinal drug in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(... is a kind of medicinal drug ) a medicine promoting expectoration

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"quinine is a specific for malaria"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(... is a kind of medicinal drug ) used to produce perspiration

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"a prescription drug"

(medicinal drug 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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