Administration of Medication

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Drug Enforcement Agency

physicians with a narcotics license are required to register on June 30th of each year with the

Antitussive

drug used to relieve a cough

Antipyretic

drug used to control temperature

Mydriatic

drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate

Emulsion

a liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water, such as castor oil is called

Nitroglycerine

treatment for angina pectoris

Hydrocortisone

drug used for inflammation

Transdermal System

a small adhesive patch or disc used for administration of drugs is called

Placebo

an inactive substance substituted in place of the actual drug to satisfy the patient is called

The abbreviation for elixer

elix

The abbreviation for emulsion

emul

The abbreviation for ointment

oint, ung

The abbreviation for syrup

syr

The abbreviation for tincture

tinc

The abbreviation for drops

gtt

When mixing reagents always read the label

twice

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