What is the science dealing with the origin, nature, chemistry, effects, and uses of medications?
What is the branch of pharmacology dealing with biological, biochemical, and economic features of natural medications and their constituents?
What is the branch of pharmacology dealing with the preparation, dispensing, and the proper use of medications.
What is the study of the dosages of medicines and medications?
What is the study of the actions or effects of the medications on living organisms?
What is the study of the uses of medications in the treatment of disease?
What is the study of posions, their actions, their detection, and the treatment of the conditions produced by them?
What is the science of treating any disease by any method that will relieve pain, treat or cure diseases and infections, or prolong life?
What provides test for medication identity, quality, strength, and purity?
The U.S. Federal Food, Medication, and Cosmetics Act designates the what as the official reference for medications marketed in the United States?
What is the most widely used text/reference in American pharmacies?
Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy
The amount of medication to be administered is referred to as the what?
A theraputic dose is calculated on an average adult male of 24 years who weighs approximately how many lbs?
What is the most common factor that influences the amount of medication given?
What is the most common method of administering medications?
What medications are administered by placing the medication under the tongue?
What medications are administered by placing the medications between the cheeck and gum?
What medications are introduced by injections?
What is the medication injected just below the skin's cutaneous layers?
What is the medication injected within the dermis layer of the skin?
What is the medication introduced directly into the vein?
What is the process by which a medication is converted into a fine spray by the use of compressed gas?
To prevent medication errors, there are how many important steps to follow when administering medication to a patient?
What is any chemical substance that has an effect on living tissue but is not used as a food?
Medications are classified according to set criteria and fall into three specific areas: general, chemical, and what else?
What are medications that cause shrinkage of the skin and mucous membranes?
What are bland or fatty substances that may be applied to the skin to make it more pliable and soft?
What are agents the inhibit or suppress the act of coughing
What reduce congestion and the swelling of muscous membranes?
What substance released by most cells distribute in connective tissues usually near blood vessels, promotes some of the reactions associated with inflammation and allergies, such as asthma and hay fever?
What are used to counteract hyperacidity in the stomach?
Oral medications normally should not be taken within how many hours of taking an antacid?
What suppress the growth of microorganisms?
What are agents used to disinfect inanimate objects and are primarily germicidal in their action?
What is the standard by which all other antiseptic, disinfectant, and germicidal agents are measured in effectiveness?
What were the first effective chemotherapeutic agents to be available in safe therapeutic dosage ranges?
What is one of the most effective and least toxic of the antimicrobial agents?
What are a group of semi-synthetic derivatives of cephalosporin C, an antimicrobial agent of fungal origin?
Tetracyclines introduced in what year, were the first truly broad-spectrum antibiotics?
What are a group of medications that share chemical, antimicrobial, pharmacologic, and toxic characteristics, and that are effective agaisnt most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms?
Antibiotics constituting a large number of basteriostatic agents that inhibit protient synthesis are known as what?
What are medications that facilitate the passage and elimination of feces from the colon and rectum?
What are agents that increase the rate of urine formation?
What are medications that relieve pain without producing unconsciousness or impairing mental capacities?
What relieve or reduce fevers?
What are used mainly as a sedative-hypnotics, anticonvulsants, anathetics for a short anesthesia, and may be used in combiniation with analgesics to enhance their analgesic effect?
Tranquilizers and mood modifiers are the two primary groups of what agents?
What produce constriciton of the blood vessels with consequent rise in blood pressure?
What in high doses is believed to prevent the common cold, and treat asthma, atherosclerosis, wounds, schizophrenia, and cancer?
What are medications that produce a rhythmic contraction of the uterus?
In what year did the World Health Organization (WHO) declare the global eradication of naturally occurring smallpox?
What is called the arithmetic of pharmacy, is the study and science of weights and measures?
What is the offical system of weights and measures used by the Navy Pharmacy Departments for weighing and calculating pharmaceutical preparations?
What is the relationship of one quantity to another quantity of like value?
What is the expression of equality of two ratios?
What are aromatic, sweetened hydroalcoholic solutions containing medicinal substances?
What are coarse dispersions comprised of finely divided insoluble material suspended in a liquid medium?
What are semisolid, fatty, or oily preparations of medicinal subtances?
What are solid bodies intended to introduce medicinal substances into the various orifices of the body?
What are gelatin shells containing solid or liquid medicinal substances to be taken orally?
What is used for mixing and measuring various medicinal ingredients?
What are conical or cylindrical clear glass containers graduated in specified quantities and used to measure liquids volumetrically?
What incompatibilities occur when agents antagonistic to one another are prescribed together?
What incompatibilities are often called pharmaceutical incompatibilities and are evidence by the failure of medications to combine properly?
What is any condition which makes a particular treatment of procedure inadvisable?
What is the most important tool used by pharmacy?
Currently, there are two standardized forms used for prescriptions: the DoD Prescription, DD form 1289 and the Polyprescription, what form?
What is that part of the prescription that lists the name and quantity of the medications to be used?
What is the part of the prescription that gives the directions for the patient?
During the process of filling a prescription, the label on the containers used in filling the prescription should be verified at least how many times?
Currently, prescriptions are required to be kept on file for at least how many years after the date of issue?
The Controlled Substance Act of 1970 established how many schedules (categories) related to a medications potential for abuse, medical usefulness, and degree of dependency, if abused?
Prescriptions for schedule II substances can never be ordered with refills and in most cases must be filled within how many days of the date originally written?
Prescriptions must be filled within 30days of the date written and may be refilled up to five times within how many months for a Schedule III substance?
What substances are primarly antitussives or antidiarrheals?
At least how often, or more frequently if necessary, the Controlled Substances Inventory Board (CSIB) takes an unannounced inventory of controlled substances?