MOD B UNIT 3 VOCAB

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MOD B UNIT 3 VOCAB
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2011-03-30 14:55:55
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PHARMACOLOGY TERMINOLOGY
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PHARMACOLOGY TERMINOLOGY
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  1. Biochemical or physiological power of drugs (action and effects) on the body?
    Pharmacodynamics
  2. What is the official listing of the drugs that may be prescribed and/or despensed over the counter?
    National Formulary
  3. What is the annual commercial listing of pharmaceuticals in the US?
    Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR)
  4. Who is charged with the responsibility of enforcing safety standards in the manufacturing of drugs, food, and cosmetics?
    Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
  5. What are the drugs that are considered to be capable of causing birth defects known as?
    Teratogenic
  6. What are 2 characteristics of Schedule 1 drugs?
    High potential for abuseNo accepted medicinal use in the US
  7. An individual who takes multiple medications that are not known to his doctor is known as what?
    Polypharmacy
  8. Condition of "struggling against" The lessened effect that occurs when two drugs are given together.
    Antagonism
  9. Last step of drug movement through the body is known as what?
    Excretion
  10. Preventative drugs, as in a vaccine?
    Prophylactic
  11. List 3 contraindications (reasons one would not take a medication.)
    • Allergies
    • Pregnant
    • Lactation
    • (not obesity)
  12. The process of breathing in?
    Inhalation
  13. Pertaining to within a muscle?
    Intramuscular
  14. Pertaining to "near the intestines." A general category for a route of administration that includes all injections, as these are near the digestive system, but not through it?
    Paranteral
  15. Pertaining to under the tongue?
    Sublingual
  16. What is the part of the prescription that is above the inscription, and contains the symbol Rx, meaning "to take" or a "recipe"?
    Superscription
  17. Part of the prescription that is below the inscription. Contains the directions for number of doses, quantity, and form?
    Subscription

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