Four definitions for the Greek pharmakeia:
1. The use of administering of drugs.
3. sorcery, magical arts, often found in connection with idolatry and fostered by it.
4. metaphor. the deceptions and seductions of idolatry.
Revelations 9:21: "Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries [pharmakeia], nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts."