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Haney Medical Admin Asst Medical Terminology Pharmacology Ch 22 True/False

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No
Are all drugs illegal
Pharmacodynamics
Study of how drugs affect the body
Antidotes
Substances able to cancel out unwanted effects
Generic
Same name as the official name of a drug
Antipyretic
Aspirin is what type of drug?
Antacids
Drug that neutralizes stomach acid
Antianxiety
Agents that relieve anxiety
Antibiotics and antibacterial
Destroys or inhibits the growth of harmful microorganisms
antihistamines
Inhibit histamnes
Antineoplastic agents
Used to destroy malignant cells
Anticholinergics
Prevent certain nerve impulses and muscular reactions
Diuretics
Increases the excretion of urine
Laxatives
Loosen the stool and promotes normal bowel elimination
Barbiturates
Used to control epileptic seizures
Sedative
A type of hypnotic
Oral
Administration of a drug (pills or liquids) by swallowing through the mouth
Buccally
Term for medicine administered inside the cheek
Vial
Small receptacle for holding liquid or pill medications
Yes
Are some medications injected directly into the heart muscle?
Injection
Parenteral administration is done how?
Capsule
Tablet with a gelatin covering encasing a powder or liquid
Microorganisms
Antibiotics and antibacterial agents inhibit the growth of what?
Parenteral
Administration by injection of a drug
Cheek
Medicine administered buccally is done through the what?
Mouth
Oral administration of a drug is done through the what?
malignant
Antineoplastic agents are used to destroy what types of cells
Unwanted
Antidotes are substances that are able to cancel out what kind of effects