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Brooklyn Burns

Class of Drugs Based on Prep(Liquid/Solid)- Brooklyn Burns

What is a drug combined with oil, soap, alcohol or water and applied externally using friction, to produce 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 of 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 and 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 from 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 sugar, water & sometimes a flavoring to disguise an unpleasant taste? Syrup
What is a drug dissolved in a solution of alcohol or alcohol and water? Tincture
What is a powdered drug that has been pressed into a disc; some are scored (marked with an indentation to be broken into halves or quarts)? Tablet
What is a powered drug that has been flavored & pressed into a disc; often used for antacids, antiflatuents, & children's medications? Chewable Tablet
What is a powered drug that has been pressed into a disk & designed to dissolve under the tounge, 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 continued 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 taste to provide a gradual & continuous release of the medication, which reduced the number of doses that must be administered? Sustained Release Capsules
What is a drug contained in an oblong tablet with a smith 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 nongreasy, resulting in a semisolid preparation and applied externally to the skin Cream
What is a drug with an oil base, resulting in a semi-solid preparation; applied externally to the skin; usually not greasy? Ointment
What is a drug mixed with a firm base, such as cocoa butter, that is designed to melt at body temperature; shaped into a cylinder or cone 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 & flavored; taken orally. Elixer
What I a mixture of fats or oils in water? Emulsion
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