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HS pharmacology

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pharmacology the study of drug's nature, origin, properties, and effects on living organisms
classifications subcategories that drugs are put into
analgesic pain relief
fever reducer antipyretic
reduce inflammation anti-inflammatory
blood thinner anticoagulant
generic name reflects chemical name but is shorter
brand name name that producer uses to market the drug
indications reasons to administer a medication
contraindications factor that prevents the use of a medication
dose the amount of drug to be administered
mechanism of action how a drug works
effect if mechanism of action works, this is the desired results
side effects undesired effects that come with good results
medicine drug that prevents or cures an illness
antihistamine relieve allergies
antibiotics kill bacteria
antacids relieve heartburn
sublingual under the tongue
oral swallowed and absorbed in the digestive tract
inhalation gas inhaled by patient
injection drug put in skin through needle.
tablets compressed powder shaped into a disk
liquid/vaporized used by nebulizer
cap capsule
elix elixir
gtt drop
supp suppository
tab tablet
IM intramuscular
IV intravenous
PO oral
R rectal
subq subcutaneous
grain gr
dram dr
ounce oz
pint pt
quart qt
1 ml 1 cc
1 tsp to cc's 5 cc
1 tbsp to tsp 3 tsp
1 tbsp 15 cc
1 oz 30 cc
1 cup to oz 8 oz
1 cup to cc's 240 cc
Created by: barrns