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Medicine and drugs

Drugs - chemicals which affect body chemistry or alter it

types of drugs

- Stimulants

- Depressants

- Performance enhancing

- hallucinogens

- Painkillers.

Drug Testing

-Tested for toxicity first in the Labratory on Cells, tissues and then animals to check if it is poisonous

- If it passes the first stage , the Clinical Trials take place. Healthy Volunteers are given small amounts of the drug to check for side effects and so the are able to recover fairly easily from any downsides of the drug.

- After the Clinical


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