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Pharmacology Spelling

The total effect that two drugs have in combination is equal to the sum of the effects of each additive action
Particles of medication suspended in aiir aerosols
Central nervous system stimulant amphetamine
Drug which relieves pain analgesic
Hypersensitive reaction of the body to a drug or foreign organism anaphylaxis
Drug which reduces or eliminates sensation anesthetic
Drug which neutralizes acid in the stomach antacid
Drug which relieves angina by increasing blood flow antianginal
Drug which helps restore heart rhythm to a regular cycle antiarrhythmic
Chemical substance that inhibits or kills foreign organisms antibiotic
Drug that prevents blood clotting anticoagulant
Drug that prevents convulsions anticonvuslant
Drug that is used to relieve symptoms of depression antidepressant
Drug used to treat diabetic mellitus antidiabetic
drug used to prevent diarrhea antidiarrheal
Agent given to counteract an unwanted effect of a drug antidote
Drug that blocks the action of natural histamines in the body and relieves allergy symptoms antihistamine
Agent that lowers blood pressure antihypertensive
Agnet that relieves nausea antinauseant
Hypnotic drug derived from barbituric acid barbiturates
Cardiac drug that blocks the action of epinephrine beta-blocker
Commercial name for a drug; trade name brand name
Central nervous system stimulant caffeine
Drug that promotes the force and efficiency of the heart cardiotonic
Factors in a patient's condition that prevents the use of a drug treatment contraindications
The concentration of a drug may increase with each dose, due to the half-life of previous dose cumulative action
Drug that increases the production of urine diurectic
Drug that promotes vomiting emetic
The time required by the body to metabolize half the amount of the drug ingested half-life
Agent that produces sleep hypnotic
An effect that is produced as an individual sensitivity to a drug iatrogenic
Admonistration of drgs in a gasous or vapour form through the nose or mouth inhalation
Drug that relieves mild constipation laxative
Habit-forming drug (potent analgesic) that relieves pain narcotic
Drugs given by mouth oral
Drugs inserted via the anus or rectum rectal
Target substance with which a drug interacts in the body receptor
Mildly hypnotic drug that relaxes, without necessarily producing sleep sedative
An effect that routinely results from the use of a drug side effect
Agent that excites and promotes activity stimulant
Drug given under the tongue sublingual
A combination of two drugs that causes an effect that is greater than the sum of the individual effects of each drug given alone synergism
Insstrument for introducing fluids to or withdrawing fluids from the body syringe
Drug action in which larger and larger doses must be given to achieve the desired effect tolerance
Drugs applied on the skil or mucous membranes topical
Harmful effects of a drus toxicity
Drug used to control anxiety tranquilizer
Movement of a drug across a cell membrane into body cells transport
Substances found in foods which are essential for life vitamin
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