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active ingredient
chemicals in medication with therapeutic effect
admixture
substance made by mixing two or more substances
aerosol
medication dosage that contains a gaseous substance of fine liquid or solid particles
compound
substance made from the combination of two or more substances
cream
dosage form that is semisolid preparation applied externally
elixir
liquid dosage form that contains flavored water and alcohol
emulsion
liquid dosage of mixture of 2 products that normally do not mix together
liniment
solutions, suspensions or emulsions applied to the skin
lotion
liquid dosage form that contains a powdered substance in a suspension
ointment
semisolid applied externally to deliver lubrication
syrup
a liquid dosage that consists of sugar water mixed with medication