Synonyms and Antonyms of pharmaceutical

  1. a substance or preparation used to treat disease <some pharmaceuticals can be quite risky unless taken correctly> Synonyms cure, drug, medicament, medication, medicinal, medicine, physic, remedy, specificRelated Words cure-all, nostrum, panacea; botanical, patent medicine, prescription, prescription drug; cordial, potion, tonic; miracle drug, wonder drug; cap, capsule, pill, tablet; injection, shot; embrocation, liniment, lotion, ointment, potion, poultice, salve; syrup (also sirup), tincture; antibiotic, antiseptic, serum; cathartic, purgative

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