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medikasyon : medication (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: medicacin: medication ]

Derivatives of medikasyon


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medication
n. (artifact)1. medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease.
~ acyclovir, zoviraxan oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms.
~ alendronate, fosamaxa tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause.
~ allopurinol, zyloprima drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid.
~ amrinone, inocora drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium.
~ analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkillera medicine used to relieve pain.
~ angiogenesis inhibitora drug that is designed to prevent the growth of blood vessels that nourish tumors.
~ antiarrhythmic, antiarrhythmic drug, antiarrhythmic medicationa drug used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm.
~ antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericideany drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth.
~ anticholinergic, anticholinergic druga substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine.
~ anticholinesterasea medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect.
~ anticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, decoagulantmedicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood.
~ anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic druga drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy).
~ antidepressant, antidepressant drugany of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects.
~ antidiabetic, antidiabetic druga drug used to treat diabetes mellitus.
~ antidiarrheal, antidiarrheal druga drug used to control or stop diarrhea.
~ antidiuretic, antidiuretic druga drug that limits the formation of urine.
~ antiemetic, antiemetic druga drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting.
~ antihistaminea medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site.
~ antihypertensive, antihypertensive druga drug that reduces high blood pressure.
~ anti-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory druga medicine intended to reduce inflammation.
~ antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal druga medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa.
~ antipyretic, febrifugeany medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever.
~ antiseptica substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues.
~ antispasmodic, antispasmodic agent, spasmolytica drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles).
~ antitussiveany medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing.
~ antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drugany drug that destroys viruses.
~ apca drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (aspirin and phenacetin and caffeine).
~ astringent, astringent drug, styptica drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals.
~ atomic cocktailan oral dose of radioactive substance used in treatment and diagnosis of cancer.
~ azathioprine, imuranan immunosuppressive drug (trade name Imuran) used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ.
~ blocking agent, blockera class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process.
~ bronchodilatora drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs.
~ calcium-channel blocker, calcium blockerany of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine.
~ carminativemedication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing.
~ atromid-s, clofibratea drug (trade name Atromid-S) that reduces lipids in the blood serum; used to treat some cardiovascular diseases.
~ clopidogrel bisulfate, plavixa blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow.
~ cold medicinemedicine intended to relieve the symptoms of the common cold.
~ counterirritanta medicine applied locally to produce superficial inflammation in order to reduce deeper inflammation.
~ cytotoxic drugany drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells.
~ decongestanta drug that decreases pulmonary congestion.
~ demulcenta medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin.
~ diaphoreticused to produce perspiration.
~ antabuse, disulfirama drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested.
~ dose, dosagea measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
~ drixoralthe trade name for a drug used to treat upper respiratory congestion; it contains an antihistamine and a bronchodilator and a vasoconstrictor.
~ druga substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic.
~ drug cocktail, haart, highly active antiretroviral therapya combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV.
~ expectorant, expectoratora medicine promoting expectoration.
~ fixed-combination drugdrug containing fixed amounts of two or more ingredients.
~ gemfibrozil, lopidmedication (trade name Lopid) used to lower the levels of triglyceride in the blood.
~ haematinic, hematinica medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia.
~ herbal medicinea medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote health.
~ histamine blockera medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2.
~ immune suppressant drug, immunosuppressant, immunosuppressive, immunosuppressive drug, immunosuppressora drug that lowers the body's normal immune response.
~ inhalant, inhalationa medication to be taken by inhaling it.
~ isoproterenol, isupreldrug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart.
~ isordil, isosorbidedrug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure.
~ lipid-lowering medication, lipid-lowering medicine, statin, statin druga medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase.
~ mecholyl, methacholineparasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates secretions and smooth muscle activity.
~ nux vomicaa medicine made from the seeds of an Asiatic tree; contains strychnine and brucine; formerly used as a stimulant.
~ over-the-counter drug, over-the-counter medicinea drug that is sold without a prescription.
~ oxytocic, oxytocic druga drug that induces labor by stimulating contractions of the muscles of the uterus.
~ camphorated tincture of opium, paregoricmedicine used to treat diarrhea.
~ patent medicinemedicine that is protected by a patent and available without a doctor's prescription.
~ cuprimine, penicillaminea drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis.
~ metrazol, pentamethylenetetrazol, pentylenetetrazola drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark.
~ pharmaceutic, pharmaceuticaldrug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment.
~ placeboan innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug.
~ powderany of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder.
~ ethical drug, prescription drug, prescription medicine, prescriptiona drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist.; "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"
~ probenecida uricosuric drug that reduces the level of uric acid in the blood; used to treat gout.
~ aperient, cathartic, physic, purgativea purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels.
~ curative, cure, therapeutic, remedya medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.
~ rubefacienta medicine for external application that produces redness of the skin.
~ depressant, downer, sedative, sedative druga drug that reduces excitability and calms a person.
~ soothing syrupmedicine in the form of a syrup that has a calming effect.
~ specifica medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease.; "quinine is a specific for malaria"
~ carafate, sucralfatemedicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it.
~ sudatory, sudorifica medicine that causes or increases sweating.
~ suppositorya small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts.
~ tincture(pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution.
~ restorative, tonica medicine that strengthens and invigorates.
~ tyrosine kinase inhibitora drug used in cases of chronic myeloid leukemia.
~ vermicidean agent that kills worms (especially those in the intestines).
~ anthelminthic, anthelmintic, helminthic, vermifugea medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms.
~ medical specialty, medicinethe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques.
~ physostigmineused in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma.
~ prescriptionavailable only with a doctor's written prescription.; "a prescription drug"
~ nonprescription, over-the-counterpurchasable without a doctor's prescription.; "nonprescription drugs"; "an over-the-counter cold remedy"
n. (act)2. medicationthe act of treating with medicines or remedies.
~ therapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.).; "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
~ antipyresismedication with antipyretics to treat a fever.
~ giving medication, administrationthe act of administering medication.