drug tampering

The inappropriate or illegal alteration of a drug formulated under specified conditions. Drug tampering may occur either during manufacture or at the pharmacy before its distribution to the consumer
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drug tampering

Clinical pharmacology The inappropriate or illegal alteration of a drug formulated under specified conditions; DT may occur either at the manufacturer or at the pharmacy before its distribution to the consumer. See Tylenol incident.
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