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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Almost half of all clients (49%) used at least one stimulant drug, with it being the main drug for a fifth of all clients (19%).
Mephodrone, also known as 4-methylmethcathinone (4-MMC) or 4-methylephedrone, is a synthetic stimulant drug of the amphetamine and cathinone classes.
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.
Compared to the "basic group," the "augmented group" who received the stimulant drug and parent training plus risperidone showed significant improvement (on average with moderately better behavior) on the Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form (NCBRF) Disruptive-Total Scale, the NCBRF Social Competence subscale and the Reactive Aggression part of the Antisocial Behavior Scale.
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.
A MOTHER of four was remanded in custody yesterday accused of smuggling a banned stimulant drug from Britain to America.
A MOTHER-OF-FOUR was remanded in custody yesterday accused of smuggling a banned stimulant drug from Britain to America.
FOUR more people have been charged following an investigation into a network suspected of smuggling a banned stimulant drug from Britain to America.
That was in Madagascar, and she discovered that the stimulant drug khat (qat to scrabble players) is of great importance in the economic and ecological transformation of the region.