Pharmaceutical Abuse -- See Medication abuse Here are entered works on the abuse or misuse of therapeutic drugs. Works on the abuse or misuse of drugs in a broad sense, such as aspirin, bromides, caffeine, sedatives, alcohol, LSD, marihuana, and narcotics, are entered under Drug abuse. Works limited to addiction to narcotics such as opium, morphine, codeine and heroin, are entered under Narcotic habit.
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology -- See Also the narrower term Pharmaceutical microbiology Here are entered works on microbiology as applied to pharmaceutical processes, i.e., the synthesis, modification, and assay of antibiotics and other therapeutic or diagnostic agents. Works on the contamination or spoilage of pharmaceutical preparations by microorganisms or microbial products are entered under Drugs--Microbiology.