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Class of drug

based on prep(liquid/solid)

What is a drug combined with oil,soap, alcohol or water and applied externally using friction, to produce a feeling of heat or warmth? liniment
What is an aqueous preparation that contains suspended ingredients; used to treat external skin conditions; work to sooth, protect & moisten the skin, destroying harmful bacteria? Lotion
what is a liquid preparation that contains one or more completely dissolved substances? most drugs administered parenterally (by injection) contain these. solution
what is a drug combined with an alcoholic solution that is volatile(evaporates easily)? spirit
what is a fine stream of medicated vapor, usually used to treat nose & throat conditions? spray
What is a drug that contains solid insoluble drug particles in a liquid; the preparation of which must be shaken before administration? suspension
what is a pressurized form in which solid aerosol or liquid drug particles are suspended in a gas to be dispensed in a cloud or mist suspension aerosol
what is a syrup dissolved in a solution of water, sugar, & sometimes a flavoring to disguise an unpleasant taste syrup
what is a drug dissolved in a solution of alcohol or alcohol & water tincture
what is a powered drug that has been pressed into a disc; some are scored(marked with a indentation to be broken into halves or quatrters)? tablet
what is a powered drug that has been flavored & pressed into a disc; often used for antacids antiflatulents,& children's medications)? chewable tablet
what is a powdered drug that has been pressed into a disc & designed to dissolved under the tongue, which permits rapid absorption into the blood stream sublingual tablet
what is a tablet coated with a substance that prevents it from dissolving until it reaches the intestines; the coating protects the drug from being destroyed by gastric juices & prevents it from irritating the stomach lining cannot crush or chew these enteric-coated tablet
what is a drug contained in a gelatin shell that is water-soluble & functions to prevent the patient from tasting the drug capsule
what is a capsule that contains granules that dissolve at different tastes to provide a gradual & continuous release of the medication, which reduces the number of doses that must be administered. sustained release capsules
what is a drug contained in an oblong tablet with a smooth coating to make swallowing easier caplet
what is a drug contained in a candy-like base, circular & designed to dissolve on the tongue lozenge
what is a drug combined in a base that is generally non-greasy, resulting in a semisolid preparation and applied externally to the skin cream
what is a drug with an oil base, resulting in an semi-solid preparation; applied externally to the skin not usually greasy ointment
what is a drug mixed with a firm base, such as coca butter, that is designed to melt at body temp; shaped into a cylinder for easy insertion into a body cavity suppository
what is a patch with an adhesive backing which contains a drug, that is applied to the skin which allows the drug to enter the circulation after being absorbed through the skin transdermal patch
what is a drug that is dissolved in a solution of alcohol & water, sweetened & and flavored, taken orally elixir
What is a mixture of fats or oils in water emulsion
Created by: emilylawson