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It is called a Placebo. It is something that has no actual chemical reaction but merely causes you to cognitively think that you are feeling better from whatever ailment might be bothering you.

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What is the sugar pill called?


A scientist is giving patients a sugar pill that has no medical properties. What is this pill called?


A sugar pill or sterile water that is thought to be a drug is called?

It is typically called a placebo.

A scientist is giving patients a sugar pill that has not medical properties what is this pill called?

A medication given in research that has no medical properties is called a placebo

Does sugar pill have a sugar tasts?

No, sugar pill is a common-language term for placebo. They are not sweet.

What is a sugar pill and what does it do?

A sugar pill is what women take to start their period. It allows the period to start.

Is it okay to take your birth control sugar pills backwards by accident?

If you took a the wrong sugar pill on the week you were supposed to be taking sugar pills, there's no worry. If you took a sugar pill when you should have taken an active pill, it's as if you took no pill at all.

What is the use of the sugar pill?

The sugar pill is just to keep you on the regimin of taking a pill everyday, you don't have to but be sure to get back on the active pills when you should stop taking the sugar pills

What if you miss one sugar pill?

Yes, its just a sugar pill, it contains not any medicine. The only use of them is to keep you in the habit of taking a pill daily.

What happens if you take an active pill then a sugar pill then another active pill?

Sugar pills don't have the active ingredient so it would be the same as missing a regular pill. You will be unprotected for 7 days so USE CONDOMS

A clinical experiment is designed in such a way that neither the researchers dispensing a treatment nor the persons in the experimental or control groups know if they're getting a sugar pill or a new?

Double-blind procedure

Can you get pregnant if you skip a sugar pill?

Missing a placebo pill does not affect the chances of pregnancy.