drug holiday


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.

Nearby words

  1. drug abuse,
  2. drug addict,
  3. drug baron,
  4. drug enforcement administration,
  5. drug eruption,
  6. drug interaction,
  7. drug lord,
  8. drug on the market,
  9. drug psychosis,
  10. drug rash

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