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White Module Pharmacology

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ANALGESIC
DRUG TO RELIEVE PAIN
ANTIPYRETIC
DRUG TO REDUCE FEVER
ANESTHETIC
DRUG WHICH PRODUCES INSENSIBILITY TO PAIN
ANTIBIOTIC
DRUG WHICH IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST BACTERIAL INFECTIONS
ANTITUSSIVE
DRUG THAT SUPPRESSES THE COUGH REFLEX
CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC
USED TO TREAT CANCEROUS CONDITIONS
CHOLINERGIC
DRUGS USED TO DECREASE HEART RATE
DECONGESTANT
DRUG THAT RELIEVES LOCAL CONGESTION
DIURETIC
DRUG THAT INCREASE URINE FLOW
EMETIC
DRUG USED TO INDUCE VOMITING
EXPECTORANT
DRUG USED TO INCREASE THE SECRETIONS AND MUCUS FROM THE BRONCHIAL TUBES
HEMOSTATIC
DRUG USED TO CONTROL BLEEDING
HYPNOTIC
DRUG THAT PRODUCES SLEEP
SEDATIVE
DRUG THAT REDUCES EXCITEMENT
TRANQUILIZER
DRUG THAT REDUCES ANXIETY AND TENSION WITHOUT PRODUCING SLEEP
VASOCONSTRICTOR
DRUG THAT CAUSES BLOOD VESSELS TO CONSTRICT
SUBLINGUAL
UNDER THE TONGUE
TOPICAL
ON TOP OF THE SKIN
BUCCAL
BETWEEN THE CHEEK AND GUM
RECTAL
PERTAINING TO THE RECTUM
VAGINAL
PERTAINING TO THE VAGINA
INHALATION
PERTAINING TO BREATHING
INSTILLATION
PERTAINING TO PLACING MEDICATION INTO THE EAR OR EYE
IRRIGATION
PERTAINING TO FLUSHING OUT A CAVITY
ABSORPTION
PASSAGE OF A SUBSTANCE THROUGH SOME SURFACE OF THE BODY INTO THE BODY FLUIDS
EXCRETION
ELIMINATION OF WASTE PRODUCTS
DOSAGE
THE STRENGTH OF MEDICATION TO BE ADMINISTERED
ACTION
HOW A DRUG ACTS IN THE BODY
INDICATION
CONDITIONS FOR WHICH DRUGS ARE USED
SIDE EFFECT
AN EFFECT ON THE BODY OTHER THAN THE DESIRED EFFECT
CONTRAINDICATION
A REASON NOT TO TAKE A MEDICATION
TOXIC EFFECT
POISONOUS EFFECTS
SYRINGE
INSTRUMENT USED TO ADMINISTER PARENTERAL MEDICATIONS
BEVEL
THE OPENING IN THE NEEDLE
GAUGE
THE WIDTH OF THE NEEDLE
VIAL
A CONTAINER WHICH HOLDS ONE OR MORE DOSES OF A MEDICATION
AMPULE
A CONTAINER WHICH HOLDS A SINGLE DOSE OF A MEDICATION
DEPENDENCE
THE NEED TO TAKE A SUBSTANCE TO AVOID PHYSICAL DISCOMFORT
HABITUATION
THE ACT OF BECOMING ACCUSTOMED TO ANYTHING FROM FREQUENT USE
PRESCRIBE
TO ISSUE A PRESCRIPTION FOR THE PATIENT
DISPENSE
THE GIVING OF DRUGS
ADMINISTER
TO INSTILL A DRUG INTO THE BODY OF A PATIENT
ANAPHYLAXIS
SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION
ASEPTIC
FREE OF PATHOGENS
BROAD SPECTRUM
AFFECTING A WIDE VARIETY OF PATHOGENS
HYPERSENSITIVITY
EXAGGERATED RESPONSE TO A DRUG OR OTHER FOREIGN AGENT THROUGH ALLERGIC MECHANISMS
NARROW SPECTRUM
AFFECTING ONLY SPECIFIC PATHOGENS
PHOTOSENSITIVITY
RASH THAT APPEARS AFTER EXPOSURE TO STRONG LIGHT, A SIDE EFFECT OF SOME DRUGS
ACROMION PROCESS
AN EXTENSION OF THE SHOULDER BLADE
AQUEOUS
THIN AND WATERY
ASPIRATE
TO DRAW BY SUCTION
BARREL
HOLLOW CYLINDER THAT MAKES UP THE BODY OF THE SYRINGE
FLANGE
FLARED PART OF A SYRINGE BARREL
SITE ROTATION
THE PRACTICE OF INJECTING INTO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS SO AS TO AVOID DAMAGING TISSUE BY REPEATED INJECTIONS
PRECIPITATE
SOLID PARTICLES THAT SEPARATE OUT FROM A SOLUTION
SCIATIC NERVE
LARGE NERVE IN THE PELVIC AREA
RECONSTITUTE
ADD LIQUID TO A CONCENTRATED SUBSTANCE TO MAKE A NORMAL STRENGTH SOLUTION
ANTIDEPRESSANT
MEDICATIONS USED TO RELIEVE DEPRESSION
ANTIEPILEPTIC
AGENT USED TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OR SEVERITY OF EPILEPTIC ATTACKS
ANTIFUNGAL
PREPARATIONS USED TO TREAT FUNGAL INFECTIONS
ANTIHISTAMINE
AGENT USED TO COUNTERACT THE EFFECTS OF HISTAMINE
BRONCHODILATOR
AGENT USED TO TREAT CHRONIC BRONCHITIS, BRONCHIAL ASTHMA, AND EMPHYSEMA
VASODILATOR
DRUGS THAT DILATE BLOOD VESSELS
POTENTIATION
THE COMBINATION OF TWO DRUGS SOMETIMES CAUSING AN EFFECT THAT IS GREATER THAN THE INDIVIDUAL DRUG ALONE
CUMULATION
ACCUMULATION OF DRUGS TO SOMETIMES TOXIC CONCENTRATIONS
TOLERANCE
EFFECTS OF A GIVEN DRUG DIMINISH AS THE TREATMENT GOES ON, LARGER DOSES MUST BE GIVEN TO MAINTAIN DESIRED EFFECT
IDIOSYNCRASY
AN UNEXPECTED EFFECT
SUBSCRIPTION
DIRECTIONS TO THE PHARMACIST TO INCLUDE THE SIZE OF EACH DOSE, FORM, AND NUMBER TO DISPENSE
SUPERSCRIPTION
THE DATE, PATIENT'S NAME, ADDRESS, AND THE RX SYMBOL
INSCRIPTION
NAME OF THE DRUG AND THE AMOUNT (STRENGTH)