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Descriptor English: Drug Misuse
Descriptor Spanish: Abuso de Medicamentos
Descriptor abuso de medicamentos
Entry term(s) abuso de medicamentos de venta libre
abuso de medicamentos sin receta
Scope note: Uso de un fármaco para un fin no acorde con las directrices médicas o legales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Uso Indevido de Medicamentos
Descriptor French: Mésusage de médicament
Entry term(s): Drug Misuse, Non-Prescription
Drug Misuse, Nonprescription
Drug Misuse, Over-the-Counter
Drug Misuses
Drug Misuses, Nonprescription
Drug Misuses, Over-the-Counter
Medicine Misuse, Non-Prescription
Misuse, Drug
Misuse, Non-Prescription Drug
Misuse, Non-Prescription Medicine
Misuse, Nonprescription Drug
Misuse, Over-the-Counter Drug
Misuses, Nonprescription Drug
Misuses, Over-the-Counter Drug
Non Prescription Drug Misuse
Non Prescription Medicine Misuse
Non-Prescription Drug Misuse
Non-Prescription Medicine Misuse
Nonprescription Drug Misuse
Nonprescription Drug Misuses
Over the Counter Drug Misuse
Over-the-Counter Drug Misuse
Over-the-Counter Drug Misuses
Tree number(s): E02.319.306
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000076064
Scope note: Use of a drug for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
NU nursing
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Substance-Related Disorders (1966-2017)
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 57172
Unique ID: D000076064
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Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/06/29
Drug Misuse - Preferred
Concept UI M000632124
Scope note Use of a drug for a purpose not consistent with legal or medical guidelines.
Preferred term Drug Misuse
Entry term(s) Drug Misuses
Misuse, Drug
Non-Prescription Drug Misuse - Narrower
Concept UI M000632125
Preferred term Non-Prescription Drug Misuse
Entry term(s) Drug Misuse, Non-Prescription
Drug Misuse, Nonprescription
Drug Misuse, Over-the-Counter
Drug Misuses, Nonprescription
Drug Misuses, Over-the-Counter
Medicine Misuse, Non-Prescription
Misuse, Non-Prescription Drug
Misuse, Non-Prescription Medicine
Misuse, Nonprescription Drug
Misuse, Over-the-Counter Drug
Misuses, Nonprescription Drug
Misuses, Over-the-Counter Drug
Non Prescription Drug Misuse
Non Prescription Medicine Misuse
Non-Prescription Medicine Misuse
Nonprescription Drug Misuse
Nonprescription Drug Misuses
Over the Counter Drug Misuse
Over-the-Counter Drug Misuse
Over-the-Counter Drug Misuses



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