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Pharm Lesson 13

The following are activities related to the key terms for the chapter.

Adjuvant A drug added to a prescription to hasten or enhance the action of a principle ingredient
Analgesics Medications that alleviate pain
Antipyretic Medication to reduce fever
Coanalgesic Nonopioid analgesic drugs that are combined with opioids for more effective analgesic action in relief of acute or chronic pain (for example NSAID or acetaminophen)
Dependence Acquired need for a drug after repeated use; may be psychological with craving and emotional changes or physical with body changes and withdrawal symptoms
Endogenous Produced or originating within a cell or organism
Endorphin Endogenous analgesics produced within the body
Hypnotic Drug that promotes sleep
Opioid agonists Analgesics, controlled substances, whose action is similar to opium in altering the perception of pain; can be natural or synthetic
Paradoxical reaction Opposite effect from that expected
Placebo effect Relief from pain as the result of suggestion without active medication
Sedatives Controlled substances used to promote sedation in smaller doses and to promote sleep in larger doses
Subjective Perceived by the individual, not observable by others
Tinnitus Ringing in the ears
Tolerance Decreased response to a drug after repeated dosage; greater amounts of the drug are required for the same effect
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