stimulant drug

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Noun1.stimulant drug - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
analeptic - a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
aphrodisiac - a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite - a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
kat, khat, qat, quat, African tea, Arabian tea, cat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
methylphenidate, Ritalin - central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
popper - a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)
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A man was arrested on suspicion of destroying equipment at a hotel in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, after injecting methamphetamines, an illegal stimulant drug, police said Tuesday.
Tayong said agents from the Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drug Task Force in Manila and officers from the Central Mindanao Police Office set up a checkpoint on the highway in Old Bulatukan after receiving information that Dimaukom and his men would pass through the village transporting methamphetamine-a prohibited and extremely addictive stimulant drug locally known as 'shabu'-to Maguindanao from Davao City.
Those with a history of stimulant drug use had less activity in the part of brain that regulates and understands emotions.
Mephodrone, also known as 4-methylmethcathinone (4-MMC) or 4-methylephedrone, is a synthetic stimulant drug of the amphetamine and cathinone classes.
Have never used any stimulant drug (N = 24); Group 3 (G3): Moderate users of drugs.
A CLUCL STER of 20 deaths linked to a R of 20 deaths linked to a new, unregulated stimulant drug known as "speckled cherries" is like having a serial killer on the loose, a coroner said.
The algorithm figured 8,538 tweets of sexually risky behavior and 1,342 suggested stimulant drug use.
From other mechanisms of stimulant drug is that they can make subjects hurt themselves and others; in this research treated subjects were caged by the rest of the samples who were not receiving medication.
Two other drug peddlers were held by the Dhofar Police Command for smuggling a large quantity of qat, a stimulant drug derived from a shrub.
Captagon is a stimulant drug popular in the Middle East.
That coordination can be seen in the Union's rising concern over use of the stimulant drug 4-methylamphetamine - a substance that in most member states is not controlled under drug legislation.
A MOTHER of four was remanded in custody yesterday accused of smuggling a banned stimulant drug from Britain to America.