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Synonyms for liability

a condition of owing something to another

the condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

Synonyms for liability

the state of being legally obliged and responsible

the quality of being something that holds you back

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The abuse liability of drugs such as benzodiazepines is influenced to a large extent by their interoceptive effects which can be modelled in laboratory animals using drug discrimination procedures.
If you decide to prescribe a hypnotic with abuse liability, the newer alpha-1-selective benzodiazepine receptor agonists are preferable--as they would be for nonaddicted patients--because they are less likely to disrupt sleep architecture.
(vii) After reviewing the available data concerning the pharmacological profile and dependence potential of zopiclone (4-methyl-l-piperazinecarboxylic acid ester with 6-(5-chloro-2-pyridyl)-6,7-dihydro-7-hydroxy-5H-pyrrolo-[3,4-b]pyrazin-5-one), the Committee asserted that zopiclone has low abuse liability, and its therapeutic usefulness is considerable.
Differences in basal or EtOH-induced activation of the opioid system are thought to contribute to abuse liability. Both human and animal studies have found a relationship between levels of the opioid peptide [beta]-endorphin and EtOH response.
Sexual abuse liability will protect you from allegations of sexual abuse due to negligence in your hiring, training, or supervisory practices.
As it emerged they use a Channel Islands-based insurance company to handle, among other things, sex abuse liability claims.
Paul as a result of the sexual abuse liability to the plaintiffs.
DeNoble says he answered, "It's the exact procedure that NIDA would use to demonstrate abuse liability, yes."
The acquisition expands Charles River's client base, providing access to growing end markets, builds scale, and expands its service portfolio, adding ototoxicity and abuse liability capabilities, and capabilities in general toxicology and specialty toxicology, including ophthalmology, juvenile toxicity, molecular biology, and surgery, as well as medical device testing.
Prior to the meeting, Catalyst had provided the FDA with its preliminary data package for the proposed NDA resubmission, including clinical, non-clinical, regulatory and abuse liability elements.
"Dominant tech platforms like YouTube are able to abuse liability protections as royalty havens, dictating terms so they can grab the value from music for themselves, at the expense of artists."
In addition, the settlement also resolves allegations that between February 2007 and September 2010 the company's sales representatives allegedly made false and misleading statements regarding the efficacy and abuse liability of its other ADHD medicine Vyvanse to state Midicaid formulary committees and doctors.
Data from in vitro (in a laboratory) and in vivo (testing with people) abuse liability studies demonstrated the abuse deterrent features of Targiniq ER as they relate to certain types of abuse (snorting, injecting).
Luke's Hospital, San Francisco, said, "The net result will be increased prescribing of other [schedule II] drugs, which may have greater abuse liability and actually fuel rather than reduce an epidemic in progress."
Luke's Hospital, San Francisco, said, "The net result will be increased prescribing of other [schedule II] drugs, which may have greater abuse liability and actually fuel rather than reduce an epidemic in progress." Another likely outcome is an increase in illicit opiate use and the abrupt withdrawal of medication for some patients who need it, he added, referring to public testimony at the meeting about people whose suicides were directly related to abrupt withdrawal from a hydrocodone product.