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    Fictional medicines and drugs

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    • List of comic book drugs

    • This is a list of performance enhancers, serums, trigger chemicals, booster drugs, and mutagenic foods in fictional universes, that were used to give a specific hero or villain their powers. This list also provides a brief summary of heroes who gained their powers from special concoctions like Captain America's Super S ... Read »


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    • List of fictional medicines and drugs

    • The use of fictional medicine and drugs has history in both fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction) and the real world. In fiction, drugs and medicine have served as analogues to real-world drugs, giving color and depth to the fictional world. They are often included by authors to create or to reduce the utopian/i ... Read »


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    • Ablixa

    • Ablixa

      Side Effects is a 2013 American psychological thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Scott Z. Burns. It stars Jude Law as a psychiatrist whose patient Emily (Rooney Mara) kills her husband (Channing Tatum) after being prescribed a new antidepressant drug. Catherine Zeta-Jones co-stars as Emily's pre ... Read »


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    • Ajidamal

    • Ajidamal

      Melange (/meɪˈlɑːndʒ/ or /meɪˈlɑːnʒ/), often referred to as simply "the spice", is the name of the fictional drug central to the Dune series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert, and derivative works. In the series, the most essential and valuable commodity in the universe is melang ... Read »


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    • Athelas

    • This is a list of plants that appear in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth writings. In Quenya, an Elven tongue devised by Tolkien, the general term for plants, as distinct from animals (kelvar), is olvar. Tolkien's writings frequently contain detailed and sympathetic descriptions of plants (fictional or otherwise) and ... Read »


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    • Bananadine

    • Bananadine is a fictional psychoactive substance which is supposedly extracted from banana peels. A hoax recipe for its "extraction" from banana peel was originally published in the Berkeley Barb in March 1967. Just a few months earlier, Donovan's hit single "Mellow Yellow" (1966) had been released, and in the pop ... Read »


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    • Boosterspice

    • Known Space is the fictional setting of about a dozen science fiction novels and several collections of short stories written by Larry Niven. It has also become a shared universe in the spin-off Man-Kzin Wars anthologies. ISFDB catalogs all works set in the fictional universe that includes Known Space under the series ... Read »


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    • CAKE (drug)

    • CAKE (drug)

      Brass Eye is a British comedy series parodying the current affairs news programming of the mid-1990s. A series of six episodes aired on Channel 4 in 1997, and a further episode in 2001. The series was created by Chris Morris, written by Morris, David Quantick, Peter Baynham, Jane Bussmann, Arthur Mathews, Graham Lineha ... Read »


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    • Dranath

    • The Dragon Prince and Dragon Star trilogies comprise connected fantasy novels written by Melanie Rawn. The Dragon Prince trilogy focuses on Prince Rohan of the Desert and his Sunrunner wife, Sioned, while the Dragon Star trilogy focuses on their son, Pol. The books in the Dragon Prince trilogy are Dragon Prince, The St ... Read »


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    • Dust (Babylon 5)

    • Dust (Babylon 5)

      Babylon 5 is an American science fiction television series created by writer and producer J. Michael Straczynski, under the Babylonian Productions label, in association with Straczynski's Synthetic Worlds Ltd. and Warner Bros. Domestic Television. After the successful airing of a test pilot movie on February 22, 1993, ... Read »


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    • White Noise

      White Noise is the eighth novel by Don DeLillo, published by Viking Press in 1985. It won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. White Noise is an example of postmodern literature. It is widely considered DeLillo's "breakout" work and brought him to the attention of a much larger audience. Time included the novel i ... Read »


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    • Gerin oil

    • Gerin oil or geriniol is a fictional drug used as a device to criticize religion in articles written by Richard Dawkins. The word is an anagram of "religion". The first article, Gerin Oil, was published in an American secular humanism publication, Free Inquiry, in December 2003 (Volume 24, No. 1). It was popularised i ... Read »


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    • Hyoscine-pentothal

    • Pharmacological torture is the use of psychotropic or other drugs to punish or extract information from a person. The aim is to force compliance by causing distress, which could be in the form of pain, anxiety, psychological disturbance, immobilization, or disorientation. One form of this torture involves forcibly inj ... Read »


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    • Hypnocil

    • The use of fictional medicine and drugs has history in both fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction) and the real world. In fiction, drugs and medicine have served as analogues to real-world drugs, giving color and depth to the fictional world. They are often included by authors to create or to reduce the utopian/i ... Read »


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    • Kalocin

    • The use of fictional medicine and drugs has history in both fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction) and the real world. In fiction, drugs and medicine have served as analogues to real-world drugs, giving color and depth to the fictional world. They are often included by authors to create or to reduce the utopian/i ... Read »


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    • Lithium dibromide

    • "Midnight Rx" is the sixth episode of The Simpsons' sixteenth season. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 16, 2005. Mr. Burns reserves the Springfield Air and Space Museum for a plant company party. While there, Burns acts strangely kind to all of his employees. At the end of the party, B ... Read »


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    • Melange (fictional drug)

    • Melange (fictional drug)

      Melange (/meɪˈlɑːndʒ/ or /meɪˈlɑːnʒ/), often referred to as simply "the spice", is the name of the fictional drug central to the Dune series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert, and derivative works. In the series, the most essential and valuable commodity in the universe is melang ... Read »


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    • Metabene

    • The use of fictional medicine and drugs has history in both fiction (usually fantasy or science fiction) and the real world. In fiction, drugs and medicine have served as analogues to real-world drugs, giving color and depth to the fictional world. They are often included by authors to create or to reduce the utopian/i ... Read »


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    • Morley (cigarette)

    • Morley is a fictional brand of cigarette that has appeared in various television shows, films, and video games that otherwise have no connection to each other. The iconic, fictional brand packaging resembles the original packaging of the Marlboro cigarette brand. The name "Morley" is a play on "Marleys", a nickname for ... Read »


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    • Nepenthe

    • Nepenthe /nᵻˈpɛnθiː/ (Ancient Greek: νηπενθές) is a fictional medicine for sorrow, literally an anti-depressant – a "drug of forgetfulness" mentioned in ancient Greek literature and Greek mythology, depicted as originating in Egypt. The carnivorous plant genus Nepent ... Read »


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    • Progesterex

    • Progesterex is a fictitious date rape drug that would purportedly cause sterilization. It is part of a hoax that began to circulate in 1999 via e-mail on the internet. No actual drug by this name or even with these properties exists, and no such incident has ever been documented or confirmed. The most high profile pers ... Read »


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    • Promicin

    • Promicin is a fictional neurotransmitter in the USA Network science fiction television series The 4400. The human body produces neurotransmitters that control and regulate bodily functions. In The 4400, every 4400 produces a fictitious neurotransmitter called promicin that enables him or her to use parts of the ce ... Read »


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    • Red pill and blue pill

    • The red pill and its opposite, the blue pill, are popular culture symbols representing the choice between embracing the sometimes painful truth of reality (red pill) and the blissful ignorance of illusion (blue pill). The terms, popularized in science fiction culture, are derived from the 1999 film The Matrix. In the ... Read »


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    • Rhira

    • "Logic of Empire" is a science fiction novella by American writer Robert A. Heinlein. Part of his Future History series, it originally appeared in Astounding Science Fiction (March 1941), and was collected in The Green Hills of Earth (and subsequently The Past Through Tomorrow). Ostensibly a tale about a man in the wr ... Read »


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    • Snow Crash

    • Snow Crash

      Snow Crash is Neal Stephenson's third novel, published in 1992. Like many of Stephenson's other novels it covers history, linguistics, anthropology, archaeology, religion, computer science, politics, cryptography, memetics and philosophy. Stephenson explained the title of the novel in his 1999 essay In the Beginning.. ... Read »


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    • Soma (Brave New World)

    • Brave New World

      Brave New World is a novel written in 1931 by Aldous Huxley, and published in 1932. Set in London in the year AD 2540 (632 A.F.—"After Ford"—in the book), the novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation, and classical conditioning that are combined to ... Read »


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    • Stookie

    • Stookie

      Mega-City One is a huge fictional city-state covering much of what is now the Eastern United States and some of Canada in the Judge Dredd comic book series and its spinoff series. The exact geography of the city depends on which writer and artist has done which story, but from its first appearance it has been associate ... Read »


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    • Sublime (Marvel Comics)

    • Sublime (Marvel Comics)

      Sublime, also known as John Sublime, is a fictional supervillain (a sentient bacterium), appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of the X-Men. Sublime first appeared as John Sublime in the New X-Men Annual 2001. Sublime is the self-appointed name of a sentient bacterial lifeform that aro ... Read »


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    • Terrigen Mist

    • Terrigen Mist

      The Terrigen Mist is a fictional substance appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Terrigen Mist is featured particularly in stories that feature the Inhumans, a fictional race of superhumans. The Terrigen Mist is a natural mutagen, arising as a vapor from the Terrigen Crystals, which are abl ... Read »


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    • Theobromos

    • Dr. Zeus Inc., also known simply as The Company, is a fictional entity in a series of time travel science fiction stories by Kage Baker. According to the stories, Dr. Zeus operates from the 24th century, using technologies of time travel and immortality to exploit the past for commercial gain. The immortality technolo ... Read »


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    • Totally Awesome Sweet Alabama Liquid Snake

    • Totally Awesome Sweet Alabama Liquid Snake

      Dethklok is a virtual band featured in the Adult Swim animated program Metalocalypse. The first official Dethklok album was released on September 25, 2007, entitled The Dethalbum. The album debuted at number 21 on Billboard Magazine's Top 200 list. The band released Dethalbum II on September 29, 2009, and toured with ... Read »


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    • Understand (story)

    • Understand (story)

      Understand is a science fiction novelette published in 1991 by Ted Chiang. It was nominated for the 1992 Hugo Award for Best Novelette, and won the 1992 Asimov’s Reader Poll. The story has been recorded by Rhashan Stone and broadcast as a four-part series on BBC Radio 7. In 2014, Fox acquired a spec script by Eric ... Read »


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    • Unwindulax

    • Unwindulax

      "Unwindulax" /ʊnˈwaɪndjuːlæks/ is the fourth episode of the seventh season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 129th overall episode of the series. It was directed by James E. Sheridan and written by Matt Hubbard. The episode originally aired on the National Broadcasting Company (NB ... Read »


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    • Water of Life (Dune)

    • This is a list of terminology used in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert, the primary source being "Terminology of the Imperium," the glossary contained in the novel Dune (1965). Dune word construction could be classified into three domains of vocabulary, each marked with its own neology: the names a ... Read »


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