a brief period during which a patient stops taking a prescribed medication, especially an antidepressant, to recover some normal functions, reduce side effects, or maintain sensitivity to the drug.
/ˈdrʌɡˌlɔːd/ noun 1. a criminal who controls the distribution and sale of large quantities of illegal drugs
[druhg-lis] /ˈdrʌg lɪs/ adjective 1. being without the use of , as certain methods of medical treatment.
noun 1. the head of an organization or network involved in illegal drug trafficking. noun See drug baron
[druhg-mey-ker] /ˈdrʌgˌmeɪ kər/ noun 1. a person or company that manufactures pharmaceutical products.