Exam 1 definitions

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Exam 1 definitions
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  1. The process of altering the dosage form, strength or delivery system of a drug by combining components or active ingredients in preparation of a final drug product.
    Compounding/ Mixing
  2. Bowl-shaped containers used in combination with an instrument with a handle and rounded head
    Mortar and Pestle
  3. An agent used to carry a drug
    Vehicle
  4. The concave or crescent-shaped surface of a liquid that bulges downward
    Meniscus
  5. A compounded prescription prepared as required for a specific patient
    Extemporaneous compounding
  6. A vessel suitably marked for measuring the volume of liquids
    Beakers/ graduates
  7. The addition of liquids to dissolve a powdered drug
    Reconstituting
  8. To rub, grind, crush or pound
    Tituration
  9. The addition of a non-solvent liquid to a powder to form a paste prior to adding the powder into a cream or ointment base
    Levigation
  10. A weighing instrument or device bearing marks of measurement
    Balances/ Scales
  11. To check or adjust the graduations of a measuring instrument
    Calibrate
  12. Quantity sufficient/ Quantity sufficient to make
    QS or QSAD
  13. To thin or reduce the concentration or potency
    Dilute
  14. The number assigned to a compounded item
    Assigned lot number
  15. A synergistic effect, in which the effect of two drugs given simultaneously, is greater than the effect of either drug given separately
    Potentiation
  16. A complex set of signs and symptoms occurring together and characterizing a particular abnormality, disease or disorder
    Syndrome
  17. An often undesirable pharmacological effect of a drug produced when therapeutic doses of a drug are administered
    Side effect
  18. A disorder with recognizable signs and symptoms that result from infection, improper diet or other cause
    Disease
  19. Any evidence of disease or condition subjectively identified by the patient
    Symptom
  20. A reason to prescribe a drug
    Indication
  21. Any evidence of disease, which is directly observed or measured
    Sign
  22. Drugs or chemical entities used to treat cancer. The substances work to interfere with the growth of cancer cells, but can also affect normal cells
    Chemotherapeutic

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