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4/26,PHARM TERMset 2

Basic Pharm terms

Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) Reference book that lists drug products
receptor Target substance with which a drug interacts in the body
rectal administration Drugs are inserted through the anus into the rectum
resistance Lack of beneficial response, seen when drugs are unable to control the disease process
Repsonse Desired and beneficial effect of a drug
Schedule Exact timing and frequency of drug administration
Side Effect Adverse reaction, usually minor, that routinely results from the use of a drug
Sublingual Administration Drugs are given by placement under the tongue
Synergism Combination of 2 drugs causes an effect that is greater than the sum of each drug given alone
Syringe Instrument (tube) for introducing or withdrawing fluids from the body
Tolerance Larger and larger drug doses must be given to achieve the desired effect.
Topical application Drugs are applied locally on the skin or mucous membranes of the body, ointments, creams and lotions
Toxicity Harmful effects of a drug
Toxicology Study of harmful chemicals and their effects on the body
Transport Movement of a drug across a cell membrane into the body cells.
United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Authoritative list of drugs, formulas and preparations that sets a standard for drug manufacturing and dispensing
vitamin Substance found in foods and essential in small quantities for growth and good health.