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Pharmacology Test 1

Pharmacology- LPN program

Pharmacology The study of drug action.
Pharmacodynamics The study of what the drug does to the body. ex: action of drug or side effects
Pharmacognosy Study of clinical use of drugs to treat or prevent disease.
Pharmacotherapeutics Study of drugs obtained from natural plant and animal sources.
Toxicology Study of poison.
Pharmacogenetics The study of genetic factors that produce a response.
pharmacokinetics The study of what the body does to a drug. ex: how it is distributed and metabolized
pharmacoanthropology Racial and ethnic differences of drugs.
What are two purposes for which medications are used. To treat and prevent diseases.
What are the four names a medication may have? Chemical, Generic, Official, Trade-brand
What is the exact description of the drug's composition called? Chemical name
What is registered by the company that markets the drug. Trade- Brand
Drug name listed by the FDA Official Name
_____ is the manufacturer who first developed the drug. Generic
What is the difference between a Trade-Brand and a Generic drug called? Bio-availability
What does a generic drug have that a Trade-brand does not? it contains more colors and fillers and it is compressed tighter.
If a drug is in category x, what does that mean? The drug has absolute risk and is known to cause fetal abnormalities.
What schedule is Heroin, LSD, methaqualone listed under? Schedule 1
What schedule is narcotics listed under? Schedule 2
Schedule 2 drugs are known for what type of risks? High potential for physical and psychological dependance.
Codeine, hydrocodone and anabolic steroids are listed under which schedule of drugs? Schedule 3
Xanax and Valium are under what drug schedule? Schedule 4
Drugs that can be purchased over the counter are what schedule of drug? Schedule 5
__________________ ensures that drugs are pure and uniformly potent, safe and has been approved by the FDA and DEA. Drug Standards
Time it takes for a drug to produce a response. Onset
Highest concentration of a drug. Peak
Length of time a drug lasts in the system. Duration
The time the drug has the lowest effect. Trough
An even amount of drug in the blood stream is called... the plateau
Created by: alesha945