Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Paharmacy Tech Chpt2

Review Questions

Terms & Definitions Questions & Answers
Drugs have a Chemical Name Describes it's structure and components
Drugs have Generic names Non-proprietary
Drugs have brand names Proprietary name
United States Adopted Names ( USAN ) They choose generic ( non- proprietary ) drug names
Acetaminophen ( Tylenol ) Treats; pain, NOT inflammation ( Not safe if you have liver disease or drink EtOH )
ASA ( Acetyl-cyclical-acid ) Treats; Pain, inflammation and fever ( DON'T use with warfarin )
NSAID ( Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug ) Treats; Inflammation swelling pain and fever
NSAID stems Profen, Proxen, Ac, Oxicam, coxib
NSAIDS Take with food or milk to avoid GI stress . (NO warfarin)
Opioid Agonist Treats; Pain Only
Synthetic Options Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Methadone, Oxymorphone, Meperidine
Narcan (Naloxone) Is an antidote for the opioid agonist
Hydrocodone/ APAP Norco/Lorcert/Lortab/Vicodin
Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen Vicoprofen
Oxycodone (Oxycontin) / ASA Percocet
Oxycodone/ASA Percodan
Allopurinol Prevents gout attacks
Colchicine treats an acute attack
Osteoporosis Imbalance in osteoclast/osteoblast activity resulting in weak porous bones
Bisphosphonates Treat Osteoporosis
Penicillin ( Cillin) Amoxicillin / Clavulanic acid
Macrolides Thromycin ( Anti-biotics )
Clarithromycin Biaxin ( Anti )
Azithromycin Zithromax (Anti )
Flouroquinolones (floxacin) dietary restrictions (calcium, magnesium, iron ) ( Anti )
Sulfonamides ( Sulfa ) Used for Uti's
Sulfa's Cause sun sensitivity && can crystallize your urine
Cephalosprins (Cef) Used for patients who are allergic to penicillin
Phenazopyridine Urinary Analgesic helps with pain but doesn't treat the infection
Hypertension High Blood Pressure ( HTN )
Thiazide Used for high blood pressure
Loop Semide
Potassium Sparing
ACE inhibitors ( Pril ) Angiotensin Converting enzyme inhibitor ( Side effects cough ) Causes Vasodilation & Diuresis
ARB ( Sartan ) Angiotensin receptor blocker causes vasodialation & diuresis
Beta Blockers ( Lol ) Metoprolol comes as tartarate ( q 12 hours ) Succinate ( q24) decreases cardiac output and vasodilate
Created by: Nothedeal