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Drug: A substance, other than food, that affects the way you

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Maggie Cuervo

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Transcript of Drug: A substance, other than food, that affects the way you

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A prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a medical prescription before it can be obtained.

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Unwanted effects of a medicine.
Prescription medicine: Medicines that can be bought only with a doctor's order.
Over the counter medicines
Dosage: The amount of medicine to take.
Medicines that can be bought without prescriptions.
Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are medicines sold directly to a consumer without a prescription from a healthcare professional, as compared to prescription drugs, which may be sold only to consumers possessing a valid prescription.
Dosage is the rate of application of a dose but in common parlance it is used as a synonym for the term dose.
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Medicine: A drug used to prevent, treat, or cure an illness.
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Expiration date: The last date the medicine should be used.
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When you take a expirate medicine it can be dangerous for your health.
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Self medicating: Deciding in your own wheat medicine to take.
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Medicine misuse: Taking a medicine without following instructions.
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Medicine abuse: Taking medicine for some reason other than treating an illness.
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Addiction: The constant lieed for use of a drug, even though it is not actually nesessary.
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Anabolic steroids: Prescription medicines that are used to treat certain health problems.
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Illegal drugs: That are not medicines and that are against the law to sell, but, here or use.
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Overdose: A dangerously large dose of a drug.
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Withdrawal: The painful reaction that occurs when someone sunddenly stop using a drug.
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Inhalants: Common products that some people abuse by breathing their fumes.
Drug: A substance, other than food, that affects the way your body or mind works.
A drug is, in the broadest of terms, a chemical substance that has known biological effects on humans or other animals.
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Medicine is a field of applied science
related to the art of healing by diagnosis,
treatment, and prevention of disease.
Side effects
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In medicine, a side effect is an effect, whether therapeutic or adverse, that is secondary to the one intended; although the term is predominantly employed to describe adverse effects, it can also apply to beneficial, but unintended, consequences of the use of a drug.
Self-medication is a human behavior in which an individual uses a substance or any exogenous influence to self-administer treatment for often unmanaged, undiagnosed physical or psychological ailments.
Drug misuse is a term used commonly when prescription medication with sedative, anxiolytic, analgesic, or stimulant properties are used for mood alteration or intoxication ignoring the fact that overdose of such medicines have serious adverse effects.
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Refuse. Something to say no to it.
when you take more than the amount you should be taking.
Addictions can include, but are not limited to, drug abuse, exercise addiction, food addiction, computer addiction and gambling. Classic hallmarks of addiction include impaired control over substances or behavior, preoccupation with substance or behavior, continued use despite consequences, and denial.
Anabolic steroids, technically known as anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), are drugs that are structurally related to the cyclic steroid ring system and have similar effects to testosterone in the body.
Now I'm gonna said some names of illegal drugs:

- Caffeine
-Chewing tobacco
The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended[1] or generally practiced.[2] An overdose may result in a toxic state or death.
Drug withdrawal is the group of symptoms that occur upon the abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of medications or recreational drugs.
Intoxicative inhalants are a broad range of intoxicative drugs whose volatile vapors are taken in via the nose and trachea.
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