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1. any synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural chemical substance used in the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease, or for other medical reasons
2. a chemical substance, esp a narcotic, taken for the pleasant effects it produces
3. drug on the market a commodity available in excess of the demands of the market


Any substance used internally or externally as a medicine for the treatment, cure, or prevention of a disease.
A narcotic preparation.


principle of evil. [Zoroastrianism: Leach, 325]
See: Evil


The interpretation of drugs in your dreams depends on the relationship you have with drugs in your daily life and whether they are doctor prescribed or not. If you are a drug user, then the drugs are an extension of what you normally do, and you need to look at the other details of your dream to get a good interpretation. However, if you use drugs rarely or never, then this dream could represent a need to get well, to escape from daily stress, and a desire to get quick relief. The drugs could be suggesting a need for healing and getting in balance. Your unconscious mind may be suggesting outrageous things in hopes that you get the message to “have fun, dream dreams, and get out of your own head!” Please keep in mind that the purpose of dreams is to raise our consciousness and to assist us in having better lives. The message in the dream about drug use is most likely not encouraging you to use drugs but it may represent a need to feel better or get better.
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An FDA customer - for example, a pharmaceutical company seeking animal drug approval from the FDA - logs in through the ADUFA Web site and enters the required information.
In 1944, 3-Nitro became the first arsenic-containing new animal drug product approved by the FDA.
Parasiticides more frequently applied as a cure for flea and tick infestations, are estimated to account for maximum revenue share by product type in the global companion animal drug market by 2015 end.
Groups representing manufacturers of animal drugs announced a commitment to the Food and Drug Administration's guidelines aimed at curbing antibiotics use in livestock, thus meeting the mid-March deadline set by the agency.
The company's jump in second-quarter profit came largely from the spin-off of its animal drug business Zoetis.
BUDGET corned beef has tested positive for banned animal drug bute and been recalled.
The animal drug bute has been found in horsemeat, sparking health fears.
That is a major change, and it is a policy that would align animal-health uses of antibiotics with the way they're used in human health," says Ron Phillips, vice president for legislative and public affairs for the Animal Health Institute (AHI), an industry group that represents animal drug developers and producers.
In the United States, no federal requirements currently exist for reporting animal antimicrobial drug use by animal production facility staff or veterinarians, although in a historic move, the FDA began reporting annual antimicrobial drug distribution and sales summary data in 2010 as required by the 2008 reauthorization of the Animal Drug User Fee Act (FDA 2010i).
David Wallinga of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, filed a petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting "the immediate withdrawal of approvals for all animal drug applications for arsenic-containing compounds used in animal feed.
9 December 2009 -- Food safety authorities have today called on the American government to withdraw approvals for all animal drug applications for arsenic-containing compounds used in animal feed.
The rapid expansion of animal husbandry industry especially poultry farming industry, has boosted development of supporting industries such as animal drug industry.

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