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Test 1 Heath Science

3 qualities drugs must have to become a medicine Effectiveness, Safety, Side Effects
What is the first step to administering medication Obtain an order
What is a med route How the medicine is taken
What is a med form What form the medicine is in
What are 2 ways a medicine can be obtained OTC & Prescription
Cap is _______ Capsule
elix is ______ Elixir
gtt is ______ Drop
Supp is ______ Suppository
Susp is _______ Suspension
Tab is ____ Tablet
IM stands for Intramuscular
IV stands for Intravenous
PO stands for By mouth
R stands for Rectal
Sub stands for Subcutaneous
4 classifications Analgesic, Antipyretic, Anti-Inflammatory, Anticoagulant
What does Analgesic treat Pain
What does Antipyretic treat Fever
What does Anti-Inflammatory treat Inflammatory
What does Anticoagulant treat Blood Thinner
Pharmacology Study of drugs and their origin, nature, properties, and effects on living organisms
6 rights to administer medication Medicine, Dose, Time, Route, Patient, Documentation
3 questions for a drug to be classified How they work, Chemical Composition, Disease they treat
What does FDA stand for Food & Drug Administration
Generic Name Reflects the chemical name but is shorter
Brand Name Name used to market the drug
Indication Reason for taking the drug
Contradiction Factors that prevents the use of medication
Dose Amount of drug to be administered
Mechanism of Action How the drug works
Effect desired results of medication
Side Effect Effects that aren't desired in addition to the desired effects
4 Phases of Pharmacokinetics Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Elimination
What organ help with medication metabolism Kidney, Lung, Bowel
4 factors that influence metabolism Liver Function, Effects of disease, Effects of age, Interaction of 2 or more drugs
Created by: Sarah.Pierce



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