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Placebo

Descriptions of Placebo

Placebo: An inactive substance or treatment that looks the same as, and is given the same way as, an active drug or treatment being tested. The effects of the active drug or treatment are compared to the effects of the placebo.
Source: National Institute of Health

Placebo: an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
Source: WordNet 2.1

Placebo : pills, injections, or treatments missing the active component of interest, administered to experimental control groups to correct for nonspecific effects.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Placebo

Count: Placebo is listed as a: treatment for 1 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Placebo as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Placebo' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

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