Unit 7 Pharmacology

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  1. •Done on admission or sooner
    –Name of medication
    –Route
    –Dosage
    –Reason for taking
    –Schedule
    –Last time taken
    Medication History
  2. shoulc include OTC, herbal, vitamins, PRN, Drug allergies and type of reaction
    Medication History
  3. the study of drugs
    Pharmacology
  4. person licensed to prepare and dispense drugs
    Pharmacist
  5. Physicians, dentists, psychiatrists, physician assistants (PA), Nurse practitioners (NP)
    Prescription authority
  6. How drug is identified in official publications
    Official Drug Names
  7. Often same as generic
    Official Drug Name
  8. Generic Drug Name
    –diazepam
    • Trade Drug Name
    • –Valium, Valrelease
  9. Generic Drug Name
    –Acetaminophen
    • Trade Drug Name
    • –Tylenol, Tempra
  10. Generic Drug Name
    -Ibuprofen
    • Trade Drug Name
    • –Motrin, Advil
  11. Generic Drug Name
    –Warfarin
    • Trade Drug Name
    • –Coumadin, Jantoven
  12. Generic Drug Name
    –bupropion
    • Trade Drug Name
    • –Zyban, Wellbutrin
  13. Tablets, capsules, elixirs, syrups, lozenges, sublingual, suppository, etc
    Oral/enteral
  14. –Aerosols, ointments, creams, powders, patches, gels, etc. (•Nitroglycerin, •Neosporin)
    Topical
  15. –Injection
    Parenteral
  16. ____________ absorbed faster than solid dosage forms
    Liquids
  17. ___________ not broken down and absorbed until reaches intestines
    Enteric coated
  18. __________ dissolve faster than larger particles
    Small particles
  19. immediate release
    IR
  20. enteric coated
    EC
  21. -extended release
    ER
  22. slow release/sustained release
    SR
  23. sustained action
    SA
  24. controlled release
    CR
  25. controlled delivery
    CD
  26. extended length
    XL
  27. extended release
    XR
  28. extended time
    XT
  29. long acting
    LA
  30. orally disintegrating tablets
    ODT

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