General principles of Pharmacology
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the study of drugs and their actions to the body
There are 5 scheduals of drugs- what is the highest threat and the lowest?
- Schedule 1 is high abuse potential. NO medical use.
- Sched 5 has low abuse potential. may lead to limted physical and psycologic dependence.
6 rights are?
- Right patient
- Right med
- Right dosage
- Right route
- Right time
- Right documentation
What is the chemical name of a drug?
What is the generic name of a drug?
more common name. usually abbreviated chem name
what is the official name of a drug?
as listed in the u.s pharmacopis
what is the trade name of a drug?
Manufactures brand name
What is an agonist?
drug that binds with a receptor site and produces an action
what is an antagonish?
Blocks a receptor
What is an indication of a drug?
a condition when a drug has a proven effect
What is a wide effect?
an unavoidable or undesired effect
what is untoward effect?
harmful side effect
What is a idiosyncrasy?
an effect that most people dont get
Biological half life?
is time required to excrete hald the amount of the drug into the body
what is refractory?
pt does not react to a drug at all
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