← Definition Ch. 4 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Antagonist Effect
- 4 Pharmacokinetic Factors
- Allergic Reactions
- Steady State
- a An immune response to medications.
- b When concentrations of a medication in the bloodstream have reached a plateau so that the amount administered is equal to the amount being excreted.
- c 1) Absorption; 2) Distribution; 3) Biotransformation; 4) Exretion
- d Any substance that brings about a change in biologic function through its chemical reaction. Suz's definition: any agent used to affect a physiologic process, that is non-nutrient in nature.
- e A cellular response to ligand binding where a ligand occupies the receptor site but does not activate it. This blocking prevents other molecules from activating the receptor.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The drug's effect on the body.
- Chemical by-products that are the result of a medication's process of biotransformation.
- The dense membranes and tightly pack capillaries, that protect the central nervous system (CNS).
- The body's effect on the drug.
- The study of drugs and drug actions.
5 True/False Questions
Agonist Effect → A cellular response to ligand binding where a ligand activates the receptor.
Pharmacological Effect → The study of drugs and drug actions.
Biotransformation → The body's reaction to drugs as foreign substances results in several processes of elimination, one being metabolism (biotransformation) and the other excretion.
Ligands → Molecules that have a highly specific molecular shape that allow them to bind to neuronal cell receptors
5 Primary Effects of Medication → 1) Pharmacological Effect; 2) Side Effects; 3) Idiosyncratic Effects; 4) Allergic Reactions; 5) Discontinuance Syndrome