med term drug highlights

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med term drug highlights
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  1. description & example of what drug
    substances that are generally oily in nature used for dry skin caused by aging excessive bathing and psoriasis
    ex: desitin
    emollients
  2. description & example of what drug
    agents taht cause or promote loosening of horney (keratin ) layers of the skin used for acne warts psoriasis corns calluses and fungal infections
    ex: duofilm, compound w
    keratolytics
  3. description & example of what drug
    agents that inhibit the conduction of nerve impulses from sensory nerves and therevy reduce pain and discomfort may be used topically tod reduce discomfort associated with insect bites burns and poison ivy
    Ex: solarcaine & Xylocaine
    local anesthetic agents
  4. description & example of what drug
    agents that acts to prevent the action of histamin
    EX: diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
    antihistamine agents
  5. description & example of what drug
    agents that prevent or relieve itching
    EX: Topical-PBZ(triplelennamine HCl); Oral-Benadryl and Atarax(hydroxyzine HCl)
    antipruritic agents
  6. agents that destroy or stop the growth of microorganisms.
    EX: Neosporin, Polysporin, and Mycitracin
    antibotic agents
  7. description & example of what drug
    agents that destroy or inhibit the growth of fungi and yeast.
    EX: Equante antifungal cream(clotrimazole) and Lamisil(terbinafine)
    antifungal agents
  8. description & example of what drug
    agents that combat specific viral diseases. EX: Zovirax(herpes)
    antiviral agents
  9. description & example of what drug
    agents used to relieve the swelling tenderness redness
    ex: sterapred (prednisone)
    anti-inflammatory agents
  10. description & example of what drug
    agents taht prevent or inhibit the growht of pathogens
    ex: isopropyl alcohol zephrian
    antiseptic agents

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