Haney Medical Admin Asst Medical Terminology Pharmacology Ch 22 True/False

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No

Are all drugs illegal

Pharmacodynamics

Study of how drugs affect the body

Antidotes

Substances able to cancel out unwanted effects

Generic

Same name as the official name of a drug

Antipyretic

Aspirin is what type of drug?

Antacids

Drug that neutralizes stomach acid

Antianxiety

Agents that relieve anxiety

Antibiotics and antibacterial

Destroys or inhibits the growth of harmful microorganisms

antihistamines

Inhibit histamnes

Antineoplastic agents

Used to destroy malignant cells

Anticholinergics

Prevent certain nerve impulses and muscular reactions

Diuretics

Increases the excretion of urine

Laxatives

Loosen the stool and promotes normal bowel elimination

Barbiturates

Used to control epileptic seizures

Sedative

A type of hypnotic

Oral

Administration of a drug (pills or liquids) by swallowing through the mouth

Buccally

Term for medicine administered inside the cheek

Vial

Small receptacle for holding liquid or pill medications

Yes

Are some medications injected directly into the heart muscle?

Injection

Parenteral administration is done how?

Capsule

Tablet with a gelatin covering encasing a powder or liquid

Microorganisms

Antibiotics and antibacterial agents inhibit the growth of what?

Parenteral

Administration by injection of a drug

Cheek

Medicine administered buccally is done through the what?

Mouth

Oral administration of a drug is done through the what?

malignant

Antineoplastic agents are used to destroy what types of cells

Unwanted

Antidotes are substances that are able to cancel out what kind of effects

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