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Route in which a medication is administered into the buccal pouch(cheek)
Treated in such a way to offset the reaction of an agent administered in conjunction with it.
Introduction of a solution in to the rectum and colon to stimulate bowel activity and cause emptying of the lower intestine for feeding or therapeutic purposes; sometimes used to give anesthesia or to aid in radiographic studies.
Coated with a substance so the drug is dissolved and absorbed only in the small intestine.
Mortar and Pestle
A pair of devices used to crush pill and tablets.
Under the tongue
Medication that is released over a period of time to allow continuous treatment.
Can be either solid or liquid.
Disks of compressed medication in distinctive shapes and colors.
Pack that contains a group of unit doses.
Easier to swallow and are more quickly absorbed than solid forms.
Form of liquid medication that contains alcohol.
Liquid form; contains oils and fats in water.
Liquid and particles in water; such as Milk of Magnesia.
Finely ground forms of an active drug.
Medication is evenly distributed throughout liquid and will not separate. Does not need to be shaken.
Medications added to highly sweeten liquids, and they are popular with children. Robitussin.
Water may be offered if meds taste bad.
Not if meds are used to coat the throat.
Most meds can be administered through the NG Tube. Only if it is liquid or tablets that have been crushed and mixed in water.
Patient may need to refrain from drinking for 15 to 20 minutes after taking buccal medications, to maximize the effect and prevent the meds from being washed away.
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