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pep pill

Informal a tablet containing a stimulant drug
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I remember that all the rage then were the `purple hearts' a sort of pep pill, and the lads would buy packets of Swizzles and Love Hearts and go down to the Cavern and make out they were purple hearts just for laugh.
It was some kind of pep pill that speeded up my metabolism.
His team-mate Willie Johnston was sent home from the tournament in disgrace after failing a test for pep pill Reactivan.
That same year the Army Supply Service provided commanders with packets of six Benzedrine 'pep pills' for each of their soldiers.
Rebecca and her peers adore its ultracool products and pep pills for top achievers.
"Joint action by the police, doctors and welfare workers has helped the problem, and those pep pills are now far more difficult to obtain," said the spokesman.
None of them was exposed to the sort of abuse experienced by Judy - who was fed pep pills by her mother aged 12 to keep her going - but she understands the demands put on young people caught in the spotlight of fame.
I've read that she was given pep pills by her mother when she was 12 years old to keep her energy levels up so that she could stay up late and perform.