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2. What sort of drug is caffeine?

  • A stimulant
  • A painkiller
  • A depressant

3. What is Thalidomide now used to treat?

  • scurvy
  • leprosy
  • AIDs

4. True or False: Drugs chemically alter the function of the body?

  • True
  • False

5. Thalidomide was used to treat morning sickness in pregnancy, why was it later banned?

  • It was not effective
  • Babies were born with severe limb deformities
  • The mothers fell gravely ill and there was a 75% increase in the chance of a premature birth


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