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Terms week 1 Pharmac

Terms week 1 Pharmacy

Anaphylaxis Allergic reaction that could cause death
Status asthmaticus Asthma attack that isn't helped by medication
Contraindication Why a drug should not be used
Antagonism Working against each other
Compounding Combining two or more substances in definite proportions
Precipitate Substances and particles that separate in time
Stridor Crowing sound heard on auscultation
Pharmacology The study of drugs
Parenteral Any other method besides alimentary canal
Hypoxemia Lack of oxygen in the blood
Sublingual Administered under the tongue
Urticaria Hives
Pruritus Itching
Buccal Pertaining to the teeth and gums
Synergism Two meds working together for a greater effect
gtt Drop
elix Elixir
Rx Prescription
Syr Syrup
PDR Physician's Desk Reference
NaCl Sodium chloride
ss One half
NIDDM Non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
Sig Signature
Sup Suppository
DAW Dispense as written
Created by: Kbowers