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active ingredient

chemicals in medication with therapeutic effect

admixture

substance made by mixing two or more substances

aerosol

medication dosage that contains a gaseous substance of fine liquid or solid particles

compound

substance made from the combination of two or more substances

cream

dosage form that is semisolid preparation applied externally

elixir

liquid dosage form that contains flavored water and alcohol

emulsion

liquid dosage of mixture of 2 products that normally do not mix together

liniment

solutions, suspensions or emulsions applied to the skin

lotion

liquid dosage form that contains a powdered substance in a suspension

ointment

semisolid applied externally to deliver lubrication

syrup

a liquid dosage that consists of sugar water mixed with medication

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