Drugs CH 3

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  1. antagonism
    situation in which the response to one drug is decreased in the presence of another drug
  2. synergism
    when two drugs together produce a greater effect than either drug produces (involves both potentiation and addiction)
  3. pharmacological antagonist
    is a drug that has a definite affinity for a receptor but has little or no efficacy after being bound to it.
  4. competitive antagonism
    if the agonist is capable of dissociating from the receptor
  5. noncompetitive antagonism
    is incapable of being dissociated or displaced from the receptor.
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Drugs CH 3
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