medicinal drug

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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Today, 40% of prescribed medicinal drugs originate or are derived from rare or difficult to cultivate medicinal plants which typically contain the compounds in very low amounts and in complex mixtures.
27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Biopharmaceuticals are medicinal drugs which are produced through biotechnology methods such as recombinant DNA techniques, fermentation, hybridoma techniques, and purification processes.
Three quarters of laboratory dogs are used to test the safety of medicinal drugs.
Indeed, when famed Harvard Medical School professor and writer Oliver Wendell Holmes opined in the 1800s that if all medicinal drugs used at the time could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, "it would be all the better for mankind and all the worse for the fishes.
Biopharmaceuticals are medicinal drugs, produced by isolation of the medicinal products from biological sources such as from animals, plants, humans and microorganisms, using biotechnological techniques such as recombinant DNA technology.
A toxicology report found Mr Williams was not intoxicated at the time of his death and had prescribed medicinal drugs in his system.
There will be set limits for eight illegal drugs including heroin, cocaine, LSD and cannabis as well as limits for medicinal drugs such as morphine and methadone.
He called on the Kuwaiti public to disregard information on medicinal drugs distributed by unofficial sources such as social media unless it is confirmed by the Ministry of Health.
For instance, 40% of our medicinal drugs come from wild plants, he explained.
A PSNI Freedom of Information response said that in 2010/11 nine people were seriously injured in road crashes because of illicit or medicinal drugs.
Without such a notion, our world could have known no robot vacuum cleaners, no medicinal drugs, no aircraft, no internal combustion engine, no electric lamps and no computers, to mention only a few contributions to the upgrading of the quality of human life.
Unfortunately, the laws governing herbals and nutrients are not as stringent as those for medicinal drugs," says Dr Lalit Uchil, specialist physician and medical director, Mediclinic, Dubai.
Pharmaceutical companies, particularly regional and multinational ones, argue that the worldwide rising prices of medicinal drugs, which are imported using US dollars
According to sources, it is understood the Iranian Health Ministry had expressed its interest to import some 28 different varieties of medicinal drugs ranging from tables, capsules, solutions and injectables of variable quantities from the Indian suppliers.