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Strict chemical nomenclature used for naming drugs established by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
In the United States, a drug whose use is restricted by the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act; in Canada, a drug subject to guidelines outlined in the Canadian Narcotic Control Act
well understood model drug with which other drugs in a pharmacologic class may be compared
in the U.S., a term describing a drug placed into one of five categories based on its potential for misuse or abuse
proprietary name of a drug assigned by the manufacturer; also called the brand name or product name
In order to understand a drug's mechanism of action, you would check the?
the pharmacological classification
What is the law concerning refills for Schedule II drugs?
patient must seen by a health provider each time
The nurse can predict the actions and adverse effects of other drugs int he same pharmacologic class by understanding which of the following?
What is the difference between therapeutic and pharmacologic classifications?
therapeutic classification- method of organizing drugs based on their therapeutic usefulness in treating a particular disease, pharmacologic classification- refers to how an agent works at the molecular, tissue and body system levels
What is a prototype drug, how does it differ from other drugs in the same class?
prototype drugs exhibit typical or essential features of the drugs within a specific class
What is the advantage of generic drugs?
cost savings, only one name is assigned for the drug (less complicated and easier to remember)
What is the disadvantage of generic drugs?
formularies may be different, the inert ingredients may be somewhat different and may affect the ability of the drug to reach the target cells and produce an effect.
With _____ classifications, drugs are organized on the basis of their usefulness in treating a particular disorder.
Drugs organized by _______ classifications are categorized based on how they produce their effect in the body.
A _____ drug is the original, well-understood drug model from which other drugs in a particular class have been developed.
The description give to a drug by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is its _______ name.
One of the main arguments against substituting generic drugs for brand name drugs is differences in?
What is the key to the therapeutic classification of a drug?
link the disorder to the drug's clinical usefulness
Why would a drug be placed on the negative drug formulary list?
generic drug bioavailability is different from the brand name and affects patient outcomes
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