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Panacea a cure-all (from the Greek panakeia, same meaning)
Pharmacology the study of drugs-their properties, uses, application, and effects
Antibiotic a substance that harms or kills microorganisms like bacteria and fungi
Synthetic combining simpler chemicals into more complex compounds, creating a new chemical not found in nature
materia medica generally pharmacolly, but also refers to the drugs in use
pharmaceutics of or about drugs; also, a drug product
antitoxin a substance that acts against a toxin in the body; also a vacicine containing antitoxins, used to fight disease.
hormones chemicals produced by the body that regulate body functions and processes
human genome the complete set of genetic material contained in a human cell
data information that is entered into and stored in a computer system
professional individuals who receive extensive and advanced levels of education before being allowed to practice, such as physicians and pharmacists
scope of pratice what individuals may and may not do in their jobs
technician individuals who are given a basic level of training designed to help them perform specific tasks
confidentiality the requirement of health care providers to keep all patient information private among the patient, the patient's insurer, and the providers directly involved in ther patient's care
personal inventory an assessment of one's characteristics, skills, qualities,etc
competent being qualified and capable
certification a legal document certifying that an individual meets certain objective standards, usually provided by neutral professional organization
pediatric having to do with the treatment of children
placebo an inactive substance given in place of a medication
pharmaceutical equivalent drug products that contain identical amounts of the same active ingredients in the same dosage form
product labeling important associated information that is not on the label of a drug product itself, but is provided with the product in the form of an insert, brochure, or other document
therapeutic equivalent pharmaceutical equivalents that produce the same effects in patients
Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act (CMEA) federal law that sets daily and monthly limits on OTC sale of pseudoephedrine and ephedrine
Dual marketing status of medications like Plan B that are classified as both prescription drugs and OTC drugs
Exempt narcotics medications with habit forming ingredients that could be dispensed by pharmacist without a prescription to person at least 18 yrs of age
controlled substance mark (CII-CV) that indicates the control category of a drug witha potential for abuse
controlled substances five groups of drugs identified by the 1970 Controlled Substances Act (CSA) as having the potential for abuse and whose distribution is therefore strictly controlled by five control schedules set forth in the CSA
DEA Form 222 U.S Official order forms-schedule I & II
DEA Form 224 Application for new registration
adverse effect an unintended side effectof a medication that is negative or in some way injurious to a petient's health
injunction a court order preventing a specific action, such as the distribution of a potentially dangerous drug
recall the action taken to remove a drug from the market and have it returned to the manufacturer
Class I Where is a strong likelihood that the product will cause serious adverse effects or death
Class II Where a product may cause temporary but reversible adverse effects or in which there is little likelihood of serious adverse effects
Class III Where a product is not likely to cause adverse effects
compliance doing what is required
protocol specific guideline for practice
liability legal responsibility for costs or damages arising from misconduct or negligence
negligence failing to do something that should or must be done
ethics a branch of philosophy that helps dtermine what should be done in a principled sense
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