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A drug that is sometimes used by athletes to boost heart rate is called a what?
stimulant
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A drug that is sometimes used by athletes to stimulate muscle growth is called a what?
steroids
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Drugs need to best for efficacy dosage and what else
toxicity or safety
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what word describes how well a drug works
efficacy
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what word describes how much a drug should be given
dose or dosage
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What word describes how much a drug could harm or damage an organism?
toxicity
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What condition was it found to be effective against in pregnant women?
morning sickness, sickness
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Is the impact of legal drugs on public health greater than that of illegal drugs?
Yes, TRUE
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Smoking both tobacco and cannabis can negatively affect which organ?
lungs or heart
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A drug that is sometimes used by athletes to boost heart rate is called a what?
stimulant
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What is the feature of a double blind trial?
Doctors and patients don't know if the drug is real
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Alcohol is an example of
a depressant
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Heroin and cocaine are both
addictive
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Why was thalidomide banned?
It caused birth defects
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Which of the following short-term effect is caused by excessive alcohol intake?
Slurred speech
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The addictive substance in alcoholic drinks is
Ethanol
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Injecting blood that has previously been removed from the body is known as
blood doping
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Keeping heart rate low is a benefit of
beta blockers
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Anabolic steroids can cause increase
aggression
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Excessive alcohol consumption may cause
liver damage.
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Cannabis can reduce
concentration
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Dangers caused by cigarettes and canabis include
heart disease.
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One banned social drug is
cannabis
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