Pharmacology (SB)

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alges/o

sensitivity to pain

chem/o

drug

cras/o

mixture

cutane/o

skin

derm/o

skin

erg/o

work

esthes/o

feeling, sensation

hist/o

tissue

hypn/o

sleep

iatro/o

treatment

lingu/o

tongue

myc/o

mold, fungus

narc/o

stupor

pharmac/o

drug

prurit/o

itching

pyret/o

fever

thec/o

sheath of brain and spinal cord

tox/o

poison

toxic/o

poison

vas/o

vessel

ven/o

vein

vit/o

life

ana-

upward, excessive, again

anti-

against

syn-

together, with

6 methods of drug administration

oral, sublingual, rectal, parenteral, inhalation, topical

6 methods of parenteral administration

subcutaneous, intradermal, intramuscular, intravenous, intrathecal, intracavitary

q.d

every day

q.h

ever hour

q.a.m

every morning

q.p.m

every evening

q.h.s

at bedtime

p.o

by mouth

a.c

before meals

p.c

after meals

ad lib

as much as desired

s.o.s

if necessary

p.r.n

when requested

b.i.d

two times a day

t.i.d

three times a day

q.i.d

four times a day

caps

capsules

tab

tablet

cc

cubic centimetre

mg

milligram

gt, gtt

drops

i.m

intramuscular

i.v

intravenous

s.c

subcutaneous

sig

let it be labelled

NPO

nothing by mouthQ

QL

as much as you want

how many classes of drugs ?

15

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