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pharmacologic agents

unit 2-e

1. Beneath the skin 1. Hypodermic or subcutaneous.
2. Within the skin 2. Intradermal
3. Limited to or pertaining to one part or place 3.Local
4 To draw in breath; to inspire 4.Inhale
5. Counteracts the action of something else 5. Antagonist
6. Within a muscle 6. Intramusclar
7. Body's defense response of living tissue to injury; symptoms include pain, heat, swelling, and impaired function of affected area 7. Inflammation
8.Any chemical substance taken into the body for the purpose of affecting body function 8. Drug
9. Designating any route other than the alimentary canal 9. Parenteral
10. Liquid drug prepatation which contains droplets of oil and fat in water 10. Emulsion
11. Plant fiber that has been combined with oxygen and made to resemble cotton or gauze; used to arrest bleeding by direct application to site of hemorrhage 11. Oxidized cellulose
12.Amount of medicime to be administered to a patient at one time 12. Dosage
13. Abnormal sensation such as burning, prickling, "crawling," or feeling of insects crawling over the skin 13. Paresthesia
14.Pertaining to a particular area; local application, never injected 14. Topical
15. Person licensed to prepare and dispense drugs 15. Pharmacist
16. Easily vaporized or evaporated 16. Volatile
17. Liquid containing a dissolved substance 17. Solution
18. Book containing a selected list of midicinal preparations and their dosage forms; provides a description and the standards for purity and strength for each drug listed 18. Pharmacopeia
19. Generalized or affecting the intire body 19. Systemic
20.Physician's medication order 20. Prescription
21. Narrowing of blood vessels 21. Vasoconstriction
22. Liquid form of medication that must be shaken well before using because the drug particles are not evenly dissolved in the liquid 22. Suspension
23. To ward off or to prevent infection and disease 23. Prophylactic
24. Beneath the tongue 24. Sublingual
25. Semi-Solid substance which serves as a vehicle for medicines to be adsorbed by the rectum, vagina, or urethra 25. Suppositories
26. Solution which contains alcohol as the primary solvent 26. Tincture
27. Acts directly on the heart 27. Cardiogenic
28. Slows flow of blood 28. Hemostatic
29. Destroys bacteria and other pathogenic microorganisms 29. Antibiotic/anti-infective
30. Dilated blood vessels 30.Vasodilator
31. Suppresses mental tension and anxiety 31. Tranquilizer
32. Increases the output of urine 32. Diuretic
33. Relieves pain 33. Analgesic
34. Reduces a body function or nerve activity 34. Depressant
35. Reduces the passing of impulses of autonomic nervous systems; stops flow of secretions and gastric and bladder contractions 35. Antispasmodic
36. Constricts blood vessels 36. Vasoconstrictor
37. Stimulates uterine contractions 37. Oxytocic
38. Quiets and relaxes, but does not produce sleep 38. Sedative
39. Substance originating in an organ or gland which is carried by the bloodstream to its target organ; stimulates organ by chemical action to increase activity or to secrete another hormone 39.Hormome
40. Neutralizes the action of histamine in the body; frequently used in the treatment of allergies or allergic reactions 40. Antihistamine
41. Counteracts or diminishes inflammation or its effects 41. Anti-inflammatory
42. Stimulates nerve fibers to release epinephrine 42. Adrenergic
43. Induces sleep; causes insensibility to pain 43. Hypnotic
44. Regulates or patticipates in normal metabolism, growth, and development of the body 43. Vitamin
45. Prevents or counteracts the action of a poison 45. Antidote
46. Produces sleep; relieves pain; stronger than a hypnotic 46. Narcotic
47. Produces loss of feeling 47. Anesthetic
48. Inhibits the parasympathetic responses; manifested by drying up of body secretions 48. Anticnolinergic
49. Reduces fever 49.Antipyretic
50. Relieves muscular tension 50. Muscle relaxant
51.Prevents or delays blood coagulation 51. Anticoagulant
52.Gelatin-type container that encloses a single dose of a drug 52. Capsule
53.Skin patch containing the drug which is absorbed through the skin, this promoting a consistent blood level between application times 53. Dermal Patch
54. Medication; chemical or other substance intended to have a therapeutic effect 54.Drug
55. Federal agency that enforces regulations concerning the manufacture and distributions of food, drugs and cosmetics 55. Food and Drug Administration [FDA]
56. tablet containing flavoring; indicated for a local effect of the throat or mouth 56. Lozenge
57. Potentially fatal complication of anesthesia characterized by a rapid rise in temperature and muscle rigidity, especially of the jaw 57. Malignant Hyperthermia
58. Book containing a selected list of midicinal preparations and their dosage forms; provides a description and the standards for purith and strength for each drug listed 58. Pharmacopoeia
59. Profession or place of preparing and dispensing drugs 59. Pharmacy
60. Person licensed to practice pharmacy 60. Pharmacist
61. Beneath the tongue 61. Sublingual
62. Compressed mixture of a pure drug into a solid form; may be in a variety of shapes and colors 62. Tablet
Created by: mmonaco