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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Chapter 11


Carcinogicity the ability of a substance to cause cancer
Hypersensitivity an abnormal sensitivity generally resulting in an allergic reaction
Idiosyncrasy an unexpected reaction the first time a drug is taken, generally due to genetic causes
Complexation when two different molecules associate of attach too each other
Displacement a drug that is bound to a plasma protein is removed when another drug of greater binding potential binds to the same protein
Enzyme Induction the increase of hepatic enzyme activity that results in greater metabolism of drugs
Enzyme inhibition the decrease of hepatic enzyme activity that results in reduced metabolism of drugs
Additive Effects the summation in effect when two drugs with similar pharmaceutical actions are taken
Antidote a drug that antagonizes the toxic effect of another
Pharmacogenomics field of study that defines the hereditary basis of individual differences in ADME
Cirrhosis a chronic liver disease causing loss of function
Hyperthyroidism a condition in which the thyroid secretions are above normal (overactive thyroid)
Hypothyroidism a condition In which thyroid hormone secretions are below normal
obstructive jaundice an obstruction of bile duct that causes hepatic waste products and bile accumulate in the liver
Adverse drug reaction an unintended side effect of a medication that is negative
Anaphylactic shock a potentially fatal hypersensitivity reaction producing severe respiratory distress and cardiovascular collapse
Potentiation when one drug with no inherent activity of its own increases the activity of another drug that produces an effect
Synergism when two drugs with similar pharmacological actions produce greater effects than the sum of individual effects
Drug-diet interactions when elements of ingested nutrients interact with a drug and this affects the disposition of the drug
Created by: awierman20



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

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