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Pharmacology

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Pharmacology The study of drugs in living systems
FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Legend Drugs Medications that require a prescription
7 components for valid prescription Patient Name, Drug Name, Dosage in Units, Dosage Form, Route of Administration, Date of Order, Prescriber's Signature
Prescription An order for medication that is a legal document admissible in court
Controlled Substance High potential for drug abuse
DEA Drug Enforcement Agency
BNDD Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
POMR Problem oriented medical record
Patient Chart Legal medical record belonging to the hospital
PDR Physician's Desk Reference
AHFS American Hospital Formulary Service
Therapeutic index Ratio of median lethal dose to median effective dose
AHA American Heart Association
Radiopaque drugs are considered: Legend Drugs
What is the official name given to the active ingredient found in a drug product? Generic Name
What government agency is responsible for protecting the public against fraudulent claims? Food and Drug Administration
What is the term for the medications that require a prescription? Legend Drugs
Which class of drug has the highest potential for abuse? C-I
Which term describes the study of living systems? Pharmacology
To whom does the patient chart belong? Hospital
C-I High abuse potential. Illegal drugs. Heroin, opium, cocaine, LSD, Marijuana
C-II High abuse potential. Accepted medical uses under Dr. supervision. Morphine, oxycodone, phenobarbital
C-III High abuse potential, less then C-I & C-II. Accepted medical use under Dr. supervision. Acetaminophen w/codeine
C-IV Abuse potential lower than C-III. Accepted under Dr. supervision. Diazepam, lorazepam
C-V Abuse potential lower than C-IV. Accepted medical use, some OTC with signature. Acetaminophen w/codeine cough syrup.
Created by: ehalbhuber