a new drug used to treat people with high blood pressure
an experimental drug for the treatment of AIDS
Have you ever taken any illegal drugs?
I don't smoke, drink, or do drugs. Verb
He looks like he's been drugged.
Someone could have drugged your drink. See More
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The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first drug to delay the onset of Type 1 diabetes.
Berkeley Lovelace Jr., NBC News, 18 Nov. 2022 The Food and Drug Administration could decide whether to approve the drug as soon as January.
Laurie Mcginley, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Nov. 2022 The drug removed less beta amyloid than expected, which some scientists suggest explains its failure.
Byscience News Staff, science.org, 17 Nov. 2022 Users typically die from asphyxiation from the drug’s effect of depressing the respiratory system.oregonlive, 17 Nov. 2022 But according to a 2021 report by NIDA, methadone diversion is most common when the drug is used to treat pain, not opioid use disorders.
Kerry Breen, CBS News, 17 Nov. 2022 By the same token, Pandit says, the uncertainty about rebound is almost certainly making people hesitant to use the drug.
Brenda Goodman, CNN, 16 Nov. 2022 The vaccine could help people who are addicted get off the drug.
Alexa Mikhail, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2022 Investigators said the evidence suggest the killing was drug related.
Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 8 Nov. 2022
That dispiriting defeat, after 20 years of hard fighting against a determined enemy, no doubt contributes to the malaise driving soldiers to drug themselves with opioids and other toxic narcotics.
Seth Harp, Rolling Stone, 4 Sep. 2022 Because they’d been found on bodies of dead animals at the bottom of the sea, they drug whale carcasses and other dead animals out and sank them to the bottom.
Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 29 Aug. 2022 Linda Joy Traitz, a former waitress at a restaurant owned in part by Cosby, wrote a long Facebook post accusing him of trying to drug her in the early '70s.
Chris Francescani, ABC News, 30 June 2021 Huntsville police drug their feet in working with the committee.
Ashley Remkus | Aremkus@al.com, al, 28 Apr. 2021 One chapter was about a profoundly disabled man who tried and then tried again to starve himself to death—until finally, at his rabid insistence, his mother agreed to drug him and hold a plastic bag over his head.
Katie Engelhart, The Atlantic, 2 Mar. 2021 The famed comedian’s first trial, on charges of drugging and assaulting one woman, ended with a hung jury in June 2017.
Deanna Paul, WSJ, 22 Jan. 2020 Another consultant delivered similar findings in early 2013, although his credibility was undermined when he was accused of drugging and assaulting several women in Portland.oregonlive, 15 Apr. 2020 Shortly after Garrison left the company, an employee named Mary Ann Olszewski sued Bloomberg LP in 1996, alleging that she was drugged and raped by her supervisor.
Michael Kranish, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Feb. 2020 See More
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