Chapter 11 - 13
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Chapter 11 - 13
Antihistamines Decongestants Bronchodilators Antiasthma Drugs Antitussives Mucolytics Expectorants
A drug to counteract the effects of histamine on body organs and structures.
A drug that reduces the swelling of nasal passages.
Discomfort in the abdomen.
The elimination of thick, tenacious mucus from the respiratory tract by spitting it up.
A substance in various body tissues, such as the heart, lungs, gastric mucosa, and skin, that is produced in response to injury.
Exaggerated response to brief exposure to the sun, resulting in moderate to severe sunburn.
Causing the opposite of the desired effect.
A narrowing of the blood vessel.
a reversible obstructive disease of the lower airway
Drugs that mimic the activities or actions of the sympathetic nervous system
A drug used to relieve bronchospasm associated with resp disorders
Process of giving the pt a higher initial dose, called a loading dose, of a prescription drug to bring blood levels of theophylline to a therapeutic range more quickly
Substances that are released by the body during the inflammation process and constrict the bronchia
Drugs that stimulate the CNS and result in bronchodilation
A drug used to relieve coughing
Listening to sounds within the body
The forceful expulsion of air from the lungs
A drug that aids in raising thick, tenacious mucus from the resp passages
A drug that loosens resp secretions
The dispersing of liquid medication in a mist of extremely fine particles to be inhaled into the deeper parts of the resp tract
A dry, hacking cough that produces no secretions
A cough that expels secretions from the lower resp tract