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Pharmacology professionals

Pharmacist
Pharmacologist

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pharmacodynamics

study of a drug's effects in the body

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Pharmacokinetics

study of a drug's absorption, distribution into body, metabolism and excretion period

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what is?
chemical name

exact chemical makeup

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what is?
generic name

legal and scientific name

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what is?
brand name

trademark of drug manufacturer

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types of administration for drugs

oral
sublingual
rectal
inhalation
topical
parenteral (shot)

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list 7 cardiovascular drugs

ACE inhibitors
angiotensin II receptor antagonists
antiarrhythmics
beta-blockers
calcium antagonists
cholesterol-lowering drugs
diuretics

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list 8 endocrine glands

androgens
antiandrogens
estrogens
antiestrogen
SERM
Progestins
thyroid hormone
Glucocorticoids

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list 5 gastrointestinal drugs

antacids
antiulcer
antidiarrheal
cathartics
antinauseants

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addiction

physical or psychological dependence on and craving for drugs

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aerosol

particles of drug suspended in air

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anaphylaxis

Exaggerated hypersensitivity reaction to a previously encountered drug or foreign protein

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antidote

agent given to counteract an unwanted effect of a drug

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contraindications

factors that prevent the use of a drug or treatment

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controlled substances

drugs that produce tolerance and dependence and have potential for abuse or addiction

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dose

amount of drug administered

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FDA

food and drug administration

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receptor

target substance with which a drug interacts in the body

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resistance

lack of beneficial response

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aer/o

air

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alges/o

sensitivity to pain

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chem/o

drug

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cras/o

mixture

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cutane/o

skin

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erg/o

work

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esthes/o

feeling, sensation

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hist/o

tissue

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hypn/o

sleep

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iatr/o

treatment

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lingu/o

tongue