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ch 4 terminology

ch 4 terms

suppository a solid formulation containing a drug for rectal or vaginal administration
sublingual oral adminisrtation in which a drug is placed under the toungue and is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream
suspension the dispersion of a liquid
troche a small, circular medicinal lozenge; a pastille
elixir a clear, sweetened, flavored solution containing water and ethanol
chewable tablets a solid oral dosage form meant to be chewed that is readily absorbed; commonly prescribed for school-age children
capsule the dosage form containing powder, liquids, or granules in a gelatin covering
caplet a hybrid solid dosage formulation sharing characteristics of both a tablet and a capsule
aerosol a pressurized container with a propellant that is used to administer a drug through oral inhalation into the lungs
tablet the solid dosageform produced by comparession and containing one or more active and inactive ingredients
liniment a medication topical preparation,such as Bengay, that is applied to the skin
buffered tablet tablet coated with a substance capable of neutralizing acid
gel a dispersion containing fine particles for topical use on the skin
lotion a liquid for topical application that contains insoluble dispersed solids or immiscible liquids
lozenge a medication in a sweet-tasting formulation that is absorbed in the mouth; also known as troche
ethics the rules or standards governing the conduct of a person or the conduct of the members of a profession
sustained release tablets a drug product formulation that provides the required dosage initially and then maintains or repeats it as desired intervals
meniscus something of crescent shape, as the concave or corvex surface of a column of liquid in a pipet or buret, or a crescent-shaped cartilage in the knee joint
nebulizer a device used to deliver medication in a fine-mist form to the lungs; often used in treating asthema
syrup an aqueous solution thickend with a large amount of sugar(generally sucrose) or a sugar subtitution such as sorbitol or propylene glycol
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