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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Medicated'

Medicated Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Medicate \Med"i*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Medicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Medicating.] [L. medicatus, p. p. of medicare, medicari. See Medicable.]
  1. To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug. ``Medicated waters.'' --Arbuthnot.
  2. To treat with medicine.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Medicated'

A pharmaceutical drug, also referred to as medicine, medication or medicament, can be loosely defined as any chemical substance intended for use in the medical diagnosis, cure, treatment, or prevention of disease.

Medications can be classified in various ways, such as by chemical properties, mode or route of administration, biological system affected, or therapeutic effects. An elaborate and widely used classification system is the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System (ATC system). The World Health Organization keeps a list of essential medicines.

A sampling of classes of medicine includes:

Drugs affecting the central nervous system include: hypnotics, anaesthetics, antipsychotics, antidepressants (including tricyclic antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, lithium salts, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)), antiemetics, anticonvulsants/antiepileptics, anxiolytics, barbiturates, movement disorder (e.g., Parkinson's disease) drugs, stimulants (including amphetamines), benzodiazepines, cyclopyrrolones, dopamine antagonists, antihistamines, cholinergics, anticholinergics, emetics, cannabinoids, and 5-HT (serotonin) antagonists.

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  • Veterinary medicines and medicated feed proposals
    The European Commission adopted on 10 September proposals on veterinary medicines and medicated feed, with the aim of improving animal health and public health, as well as the internal market. The proposal on veterinary medicinal products aims in particular to make more medicines available in the EU to treat and prevent diseases in animals. The proposal on the mod Read more on this news related to 'Medicated'
  • Medicated Bars by Ermis Labs Launched at American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting
    The Medicated Bars include: Benzoyl Peroxide, Salicylic Acid, Zinc, Tolnaftate / Sulfur and Coal Tar. (PRWeb August 27, 2014) Read the full story at Read more on this news related to 'Medicated'
  • Northstar Announces Snorenz Medicated Launch, CyanaBar Update
    HOLBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northstar Global Business Services, Inc., Symbol (MDIN) announced today that the much anticipated Snorenz Medicated is finally here.  This ambitious new product will officially launch at the Cannabis Cup in Seattle, WA on September 6, 2014, and Kush Creams will begin supplying local dispensaries shortly thereafter Read more on this news related to 'Medicated'

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