natural drug

natural drug

A herbal concoction containing agents with neurologic effects similar to those of controlled drugs requiring a prescription.

Ma huang, a Chinese herb marketed as a natural drug (e.g., as Herbal Ecstasy and Ultimate Xphoria), contains significant amounts of sympathomimetic ephedrine-like alkaloids, the effects of which include euphoria but in excess have been linked to stroke, acute myocardial infarction and deaths.
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The ministry has received a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) not to use Extra Slim Plus Acai Berry Weight Loss Formula, which is being promoted as a natural drug for reducing weight, as test results showed that it contains sibutramine.
And another natural drug that has been widely studied is of course, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), an active ingredient in marijuana and in Madden's Dronabinol.
The alternative energy from MCTs could become a natural drug for many related conditions as well as diabetes Type 2.
The new solution Blue Control offers a natural drug free treatment using blue LED light which can be used at home and reduces the need for hospital visits added Philips CEO.
He also explained, "Unlike marijuana, which is a natural drug without chemical substances and takes time to bring on a high, bonzai's high comes immediately and stays for up to 12 hours.
Cancer scientists have noted that self-renewing stem cells like these in the bone marrow have properties such as natural drug resistance, infrequent division and a privileged immune status--that make them resistant to many types of treatment," said Dean Felsher, M.
He then put me on Fosteum, which is supposed to be a natural drug with little or no side effects.
A nationwide survey of medicinal plants should be carried out to update the inventory of existing natural drug plant resources of the country.
Twice weekly injections of the natural drug lead to long-term increases in levels of sex hormones that control the menstrual cycle, a study showed.
Individual papers look at improving protein functions by directed evolution, chromosomal engineering strategies, monitoring and measuring the metabolome, cell-free systems for metabolic engineering, gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy for analyzing metabolic flux, natural drug discovery, alternative fuels, and other aspects.
Understanding the healing properties of these secondary compounds will promote more of an interest in natural drug discovery.
Galapagos's responsibility lies with discovering and developing natural drug candidates through to clinical Proof of Concept at which point Glaxo will have the exclusive option to license for further development.

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