HyperDic: drug_cocktail

English > 1 sense of the expression drug cocktail:
NOUNartifactdrug cocktail, highly active antiretroviral therapy, HAARTa combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors
English > drug cocktail: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV.
Synonymshighly active antiretroviral therapy, HAART
Partsnon-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NNRTIAn antiviral drug used against HIV
nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NRTIAn antiviral drug used against HIV
protease inhibitor, PIAn antiviral drug used against HIV
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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