Terms Week 7

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Terms Week 7
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  1. To relieve symptoms
    Palliative
  2. To cure disease
    Therapeutic
  3. To prevent a disease
    Prophylactic
  4. The amount of a drug prescribed for a given patient
    Dosage
  5. The measured portion of medication to be taken at one time
    Dose
  6. The part of the drug prescription that gives directions to the pharmacist
    Signature
  7. The part of the drug prescription that gives directions to the pharmacist
    Subscription
  8. A solution of water and sugar to which a drug is added
    Syrup
  9. A liquid suspension that is rubbed onto the skin
    Liniment
  10. A liquid or semiliquid delivered as a mist using pressurized gas
    Aerosol
  11. A potent solution made with alcohol
    Tincture
  12. A single dose of sterile solution contained in a glass bottle whose seal must be broken to draw up the medication
    Ampule
  13. A bottle with a rubber stopper or other nonsterile seal; provides multiple doses of medication
    Vial
  14. A flattened tablet that is dissolved in the mounth;lozenge
    Troche
  15. Tablets that are treated with an acid-resistant substance so that the drug will only be absorbed in the intestines; less irritaing to the stomach
    Enteric-coated
  16. Administered through the skin with a type of bandage or patch
    Transdermal
  17. The highest potential for abuse; no accepted medical use
    Schedule I drugs
  18. High abuse potentioal; no refills without a new written prescription
    Schedual II drugs
  19. Moderate abuse; refills can be phoned in to the pharmacy
    Schedual III drugs
  20. Low abuse potential; refills are permitted once a month
    Schedual IV drugs
  21. Low abuse potential; no prescription needed for adults over the age of 18
    Schedual V drugs
  22. Dugs that relieve itching
    Antipruritics
  23. Drugs that reduce fever
    Antipyretics
  24. Drugs that are effective in treating high blood pressure
    Antihypertensives
  25. Drugs that help relieve chest pains
    Antianginals

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