Pharmacology: Chapter 2
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combined effect of two drugs that is equal to the sum of the effects of each drug taken alone.
adverse or untoward effect
action, usually negative, that is different from the planned effect.
untoward reaction that develops after an individual has taken a drug
chemical compound that resembles another in structure but has different effects.
combined effect of two drugs that is less than the effect of either drug taken alone
formation of a chemical compound by enzymes, either within an organism(in vivo) or in vitro by fragments of cells
decrease in activity of cells caused by the action of a drug
pertaining to the art or act of determining the nature of a patients disease
abnormal sensitivity to a drug or a reaction not intended
agent or measure that relieves symptoms
effect that occurs when a drug increases or prolongs the action of another drug, the total effect of being greater than the sum of the effects of each used alone.
agent or measure used to prevent disease
unpredictable effect that is not related to the main action of a drug
increase in the activity of cells produced by drugs
joint action of agents in which their combined effect is more intense or longer in duration than the sum of their individual effects
pertaining to treatment of disease
increasing resistance to the usual effects of an established dosage of a drug as a result of continued use.
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