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Drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

11/15/2014
12:01 | Author: Nicholas Clark

Drug medicines
Drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A medication or medicine is a drug taken to cure and/or ameliorate any symptoms of an illness or medical condition, or may be used as preventive medicine that.

Drugs that are considered to have spiritual or religious use are called entheogens. Some religions are based compley on the use of certain drugs. Entheogens are mostly hallucinogens, being either psychedelics or deliriants, but some are also stimulants and sedatives. The spiritual and religious use of drugs has been occurring since the dawn of our species.

Recreational drugs are chemical substances that affect the central nervous system, such as opioids or hallucinogens. Alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine are the most widely consumed psychotropic drugs worldwide.

Many drugs can be administered in a variety of ways rather than just one.

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NIHSeniorHealth Taking Medicines - Drugs in the Body

9/14/2014
02:58 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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NIHSeniorHealth Taking Medicines - Drugs in the Body

Medicines can enter the body in many different ways, including through an inhaler, a skin patch, a pill or a hypodermic needle. As drugs make their way through.

Understanding how medicines work in your body can help you learn why it is important to use medicines safely and effectively. In this section on taking medicines, we’ll focus on medicines you take by mouth, since those are the most common. As drugs make their way through the body, many steps happen along the way. Medicines can enter the body in many different ways, including through an inhaler, a skin patch, a pill or a hypodermic needle.

Most drugs taken by mouth enter the stomach or small intestine and then are sent to the liver.

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WHO Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)

7/13/2014
04:37 | Author: Steven Lewis

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WHO Essential Medicines and Health Products (EMP)

Our vision is that people everywhere have access to the essential medicines and health products Drug alert 132: Falsified medicines West and Central Africa.

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WHO WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines

5/12/2014
06:36 | Author: Chloe Allen

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WHO WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines

The current versions are the 18th WHO Essential Medicines List and the 4th WHO Essential Drug alert 132: Falsified medicines West and Central Africa.

The current versions are the 18th WHO Essential Medicines List and the 4th WHO Essential Medicines List for Children updated in April 2013. The WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines has been updated every two years since 1977.

HIS/EMP 20 Avenue Appia 1211, Geneva 27 Switzerland WHO 2014.

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Disposal of Unused Medicines What You Should Know

3/11/2014
08:55 | Author: Molly Young

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Disposal of Unused Medicines What You Should Know

Medicines play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases, but. For specific drug product labeling information, go to DailyMed or Drugs@FDA.

For additional information, see Medication Disposal: Questions and Answers.

If no medicine take-back program is available in your area, you can also follow these simple steps to dispose of most medicines in the household trash:1 Back to top.

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* These medicines have generic versions available or are only available in generic formulations.

1 Consumers are advised to check their local laws and ordinances to make sure medicines can legally be disposed of with their household trash.

There is a small number of medicines that may be especially harmful and, in some cases, fatal with just one dose if they are used by someone other than the person for whom the medicine was prescribed.

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