lifestyle drug


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A prescription drug that allows its user to perform an activity ‘on demand’ or without consequences, ameliorate an imprudent binge, or modify effects of ageing

lifestyle drug

Popular health A prescription agent that allows its user to perform an activity 'on demand' or without consequences, ameliorate an imprudent binge, or modify effects of aging
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TWO people lie dead in a mortuary following a suspected dalliance with a lifestyle drug.
And finally, it proves that counterfeiters have no limits in the types of drugs they are willing to counterfeit whether it be a lifestyle drug or a drug needed to fight a serious disease like cancer.
But animal welfare activists have slammed the lifestyle drug as unnecessary.
He said Roberts had been at the centre of the conspiracy and his wife Diann Lee, 42, who lived with him in a luxury self-build home had been willing to share the lifestyle drug dealing brought, although she believed only cannabis was involved.
These new medications are increasingly consumed as a lifestyle drug for those who want to burn the candle at both ends.
The lifestyle drug has been licensed to treat patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) ( a rare illness which can cut life expectancy to as little as two years ( after clinical trials at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital.
If cocaine does go mainstream, will coffee take its place as the lifestyle drug of the trendy urban elite?
We must address the other issues otherwise it will be just like Viagra being sold on the streets of Amsterdam - it will become a lifestyle drug of abuse.
Other new entries include Viagra, given the definition of the ultimate lifestyle drug.
Hair testing will be used to detect lifestyle drug usage with its longer detection period, while urine and oral fluid (saliva) testing will be used to detect recent usage.
It seemed that these people were taking orlistat as a lifestyle drug - choosing to take it when they were eating foods higher in fat to reduce any weight gain or not taking it when going on holiday or out for a meal as they didn't want to experience the consequences of eating fatty foods.