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abnormal or harmful effects to an organism caused by exposure to a chemical. It is indicated by some result such as death, a change in food or water consumption, altered body and organ weights, altered enzyme levels, or visible illness

adverse reaction/side effect

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how a medication is categorized as compared to other medications. This is usually done by grouping those medications with similar characteristics, traits, or primary components

class

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the amount of a medication that is present in the ampule or vial. This is usually expressed in milligrams, grams, or grains

concentration

4

any condition, especially any condition of disease, that renders some particular line of treatment improper or undesirable

contraindication

5

the quantity of a medication that is to be administered to a patient. This is usually expressed in milligrams, grams, or grains

desired dose

6

any potential effects that a medication may have when administered in conjunction or in the presence of another medication already in the patient's system, a medication delivery device, or fluid

drug interactions

7

three values are given:
1) onset
2) peak effect
3) duration

drug interaction

8

a circumstance that points to or shows the cause pathology, treatment, or issue of an attack of disease; that which points out; that which serves as a guide or warning

indication

9

the way in which a medication produces the intended response

MOA

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the amount of a fluid that is present in the ampule or vial in which the medication is dissolved. This is usually expressed in milligrams, grams, or grains

volume

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the amount of drug in 1 mL

yield