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pep pill

n. a stimulant pill or capsule, such as an amphetamine. The doctor prescribed some kind of pep pills, but I refused to take them.
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Dublin Fianna Fail councillor Cormac Devlin is calling on the Government to stop head shops selling pep pills.
THREE other Scotland players were on the same pep pills that got Willie Johnston sent home from the World Cup in Argentina, in June 1978.
A stimulant and appetite suppressant, ephedrine products are now being sold as muscle enhancement, diet and pep pills under such names as Pep Tabs, Thermo T, Thermogenic Enhancer, ThermaLoss or "white crosses" consumed by truckers to stay alert.
Recently, the fatal heart attack of a 17-year-old high-school football player who took pep pills containing ephedrine was reported on Dateline NBC.
But in the second part of the season from December, when those youngsters were like a packet of pep pills that chivvied the rest and lifted the general mood, there were encouraging signs.
Aside from being chirpier than a budgerigar on pep pills, the former CITV presenter has an extensive background in showbiz.
words of wisdom I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills.
Willie took all the blame but three others in the team took the same pep pills," said Gemmill.
Jones had been preaching all week to keep the faith after the dreadful bore draw with Stoke City had left supporters reaching for the pep pills.
They used to be called 'Mother's little helpers', pep pills or uppers.