S: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnDrugs/ucm129662.htm (last access: 8 December 2015); http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodpharma/index-eng.php (last access: 8 December 2015).
N: 1. drug (n): Middle English drogge. First Known Use: 14th century.
product (n): In sense 1, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin productum, from Latin, something produced, from neuter of productus, past participle of producere; in other senses, from Latin productum.
2. Drug product means “a finished dosage form, for example, tablet, capsule, or solution that contains a drug substance, generally, but not necessarily, in association with one or more other ingredients.”
3. Collocations (drug: substance used as a medicine):
- Adj.: powerful, strong | modern, new | wonder | sedative | anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, anti-malarial, etc. | prescription.
- Quant.: course, dose.
- Verb + drug: be on, take | prescribe (sb), put sb on | give sb, treat sb with | administer, give sb | develop | be resistant to, not respond to.
- drug + verb: cure sth, help sth, treat sth.
- drug + noun: company.
- Prep.: ~ against a powerful drug against tuberculosis | ~ for He’s taking drugs for depression.
S: 1. MW – http://beta.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drug; http://beta.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/product (last access: 8 December 2015). 2. http://definitions.uslegal.com/d/drug-product/ (last access: 8 December 2015). 4. http://oxforddictionary.so8848.com/search1?word=drug (last access: 8 December 2015).
SYN: 1. drug (context). 2. active ingredient, drug substance, medicament, medicine, medical agent, medicinal product, therapeutic ingredient. (depending on context)
S: 1. DTMe (last access: 8 December 2015); http://www.cofepris.gob.mx/Documents/Bibliografias/Medicamentos/Glosario.PDF (last access: 8 Decdember 2015). 2. http://www.cofepris.gob.mx/Documents/Bibliografias/Medicamentos/Glosario.PDF (last access: 8 December 2015).