Drugs

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What are recreational drugs used for?
Fun (legal or illegal)
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What do anabolic steroids do?
Increase muscle size
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Stimulants
Increase heart rate
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What are statins?
Prescribed drugs that lower the risk of heart and circulatory disese.
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Is cannabis a illegal drug?
Yes
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What is the first stage of medicinal drug testing?
Human cells and tissues tested in the lab
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What's the second stage of medicinal drug testing?
Testing on live animals to see how harmful it is and to find the best dosage
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What's the third stage of medicinal testing?
When it's been passed a safe it's tested on humans in clinical trials. Healthy people first, then the ones with the illness.
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What's a placebo?
A fake injection or pill which looks exactly the same as the real one however it does not contain any drug
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What is a double blind trial?
This is when the doctor and the patient don't know if they are receiving the placebo or real drug to avoid biased results
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What is Thalidomide?
A drug that wasn't tested properly for morning sickness relief and caused limb deformations in the babies.
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True or False? Almost all hard drug users have tried cannabis first.
TRUE
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What do anabolic steroids do?

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Stimulants

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What are statins?

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Is cannabis a illegal drug?

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