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How do drugs of abuse differ from medicines?
A drug is any kind of substance that alter body functions upon intake. A medicine, on the other hand. is a classification of drug that only alters body function to the consume…r's health benefit
From chemistry point of view, there is no distinction between the terms drugs and medicines, i.e., all drugs are medicines and all medicines are drugs. However, our society an…d law make a clear-cut distinction between these two terms as follow: A medicine is a chemical substance which cures or treats the disease, is safe to use, has negligible toxicity and does not addiction. In contrast, a drug is a chemical substance which also cures or treats the disease but is habit forming, causes addiction and has serious side effects
A medicine usually cures or alleviates the symptoms of a medical condition. Drugs make massive profits for the pharmaceutical industry or your local dealer.
all drugs have some side effects discuss with your to treatment with medicines
In a medical context the words "drugs" and "medicine" are used interchangeably. However, "drugs" can be used as a slang term for illegal substances, whereas the word "medicine…" is never used in this context.
Nothing. Both are drugs.. Differences are on "perceived" harm to society, not the individual.. Nothing. Both are drugs.. Differences are on "perceived" harm to society, not… the individual.. Nothing. Both are drugs.. Differences are on "perceived" harm to society, not the individual.
Medication implies that it will be used therapeutically. A 'drug' may include MDMA, LSD, or other substances.
yes. abbuse is using too much and addiction is like not being able to quit
er, prescription medications generally speaking ARE drugs. so is alcohol. if you get wasted every so often with your friends, then you do drugs. high schools do not teach peop…le the reality about drug use, and instead often imply things that leave people misinformed.
Misuse, possibly meaning only used the wrong way a few times... Abuse meaning used the wrong way excessively.
Drugs are the chemical molecules which are used to cure some imbalance in the humanbody. this drugs will not involve in the any immune proliferation. and once disease maybe ge…t cured by the drug we have the chance to regain. Vaccines are the parts of microbes, microbes in killed live or attenuated form of micro organism, which are directly affecting immune system or proliferating the immune system by this we are getting persistence to the disease. once the person has been administrated with the vaccine means he may not get disease again. and drugs are taking after the observing of the symptoms and vaccines are taking before the symptoms and.. vaccines are working on the principle "prevention is better-then cure". and medicine is the crude term for the denoting the all types of drugs in genrally. it is not have any specification.
To Use Or Abuse? That Is the Question At issue are two points of equal importance: is the dr
Nothing, medicine are drugs. Medicine is just a friendlier word to use.
Nothing..all depends on the user
Drug use is when you use the drug to treat a symptom, for example, back pain or anxiety. Drug abuse is when you use a drug for the purpose of becoming intoxicated, or high.
These terms are often used interchangeably, however, substance abuse is a slightly broader category than drug abuse, since some of the substances that people abuse are not rea…lly drugs, such as glue, solvents, etc., which people may inhale in the hope of getting some kind of high.