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Class of drugs based on Prep (Liquid/Solid)-Cheyenne Davis

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 of more completely dissolved substances? Most drugs administered parenterally (by injection) contain these. solution
what is a drug combined with an alcholic 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 sugar, water & 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 powdered drug that has been pressed into a disc; some are scored( marked with indention to be broken into halves or quarters)? tablet
what is a powdered 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 ha been pressed into a disc & designed to dissolve 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 reached the intestines; the coating projects the drug from being destroyed by gastric juices& prevents it form irritating the stomach lining; cannot crush or chew these entericcoated 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 the dissolve at different tastes to provide a gradual & continuous release of 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 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? elixir
what is a mixture of fats or oils in water? emulsion
Created by: cheyennedavis