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when a physician provides provides Pt with hand written or computer generated Rx for drug to be filled at a pharmacy
Physician's Desk Reference
a reference book that provides the same information that is found in package inserts that accompany each container of medicine
The name that describes the chemical composition and molecular structure of a drug. Pharmacists are most concerned with this name.
assigned by the pharmaceutical manufacturer who developes the drug befor approved by the FDA. Usually a shortened derivative of the chemical name
the name under which a drug is listed in one of the official publications like the United States Pharmacopeia which regulate strength, purity, packaging etc. Generic name is usually used for this name.
brand name drug
sold under the name given the drug by the manufaturer.May have several of these since there are muliple manucaturers
a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste
enteric coated tablet
Tablet coated in a way designed to resist destruction by the gastric fluids and to delay release.
a liquid medicine combined with oil, soap, alcohol or water, rubbed on the skin especially to relieve pain
currently accepted as medical use in treatment in US, with or without serious restrictions. Abuse may lead to serious psychological or physical dependence. Rx must be in ink or types. Refill ER w/in 7 days. Manufacture label CII cocaine, coedine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, meperdine, morphine, oxycodone (APAP, ASA)
directions to the pharmacist, usually designates the number of doses to be dispensed #30 tablets
drugs administered ______ are absorbed more quickly than orally because they are ijected directly into the boby
drugs administered through the oral route are absorbed more rapidly when the stomach is ____ than when it contains food. Others should be taken with food as to not upset the stomach
A drug may not produce the _______ ______ if it is taken with food. Drug package will always indicate whether to take w/ or w/o food.
Dr may Rx a ______ ______ for ped and geriatric Pt as they respond more strogly to meds
a Pt body ______ has an effect on the drug action. Thinner Pt = lesser dose, obese Pt = stronger dose
Pt taking a certain drug can develope a _______ over time. Dr should be informed as it may no longer produce the desired effect on Pt
MA should record any Rx the Pt may be taken so the the Dr can review them. Some Rx taken along with other meds can cause a drug ______
Sever allergic reaction; symptoms begin with sneezing, urticaria (hives) itching, erythema, anioedema, and disorientation.
as the size of the gage in increases, the size if the needle _____. gage of needle is determined by the size of the lumen
closed glass container w/ a rubber stopper, may be single double or multiple use dose. to mix a ______ roll between hands, do not shake
a glass container which holds a single dose of a medication. Must use a filer needle withdraw meds in case of glass particles
45 degree angle of insertion into fat, just uner the skin. sites are; lateral part of arm, anterior of thigh, upper back, abdomen. Needle: 23-25G 1/2-5/8 needle Ex: insulin allergy inj
90 degree angle of insertion, 3ml max, gluteal and vastus lateralis. More blood vessels allow for faster absorption. Asperate to make sure you are not in a vein. Needle" 1 for children and small adults 1 1/2 inch adults ex: immunizations, B12, corticosteroids Sites: sorso/ventrogluteal, deltoid, vastus lateralis
schedule III drugs
less abuse potential, anabolic steroids, analgesics, CNS Stimulants, sedative/hypnotic ie: Tylenol w codeine, Vicodin,
oldest system of measurement being phased out by metric system. Basic weight unit is grain, next is scruple then dram ounce and pound. 1lb = 12 oz. Liquid measurement are minim = about 1 grain, fluid oz, pint etc... most american's are very familiar w this system
easier for Pt than the metric system, unless exact measurement is needed. Basic unit of liquid is gtt = drop (0.6ml or 1grain) Tsp, Tbs, oz, cup glass
site for intramuscular injuections for adults and children over 3 years old. 1 1/2 - 1" needle
_______ ________, include date, time name of med, lot number, dose given, route site, observations. (lot number indicates batch which can be recalled if any problems)
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