MOD B UNIT 3 VOCAB
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Biochemical or physiological power of drugs (action and effects) on the body?
What is the official listing of the drugs that may be prescribed and/or despensed over the counter?
What is the annual commercial listing of pharmaceuticals in the US?
Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR)
Who is charged with the responsibility of enforcing safety standards in the manufacturing of drugs, food, and cosmetics?
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
What are the drugs that are considered to be capable of causing birth defects known as?
What are 2 characteristics of Schedule 1 drugs?
High potential for abuseNo accepted medicinal use in the US
An individual who takes multiple medications that are not known to his doctor is known as what?
Condition of "struggling against" The lessened effect that occurs when two drugs are given together.
Last step of drug movement through the body is known as what?
Preventative drugs, as in a vaccine?
List 3 contraindications (reasons one would not take a medication.)
- (not obesity)
The process of breathing in?
Pertaining to within a muscle?
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?
Pertaining to under the tongue?
What is the part of the prescription that is above the inscription, and contains the symbol Rx, meaning "to take" or a "recipe"?
Part of the prescription that is below the inscription. Contains the directions for number of doses, quantity, and form?
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