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What is an analgesic

Drug that relieves pain

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What is an anesthetic

Drug that abolish pain

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What is an anthelmintic

Drug that destroys worms

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What is an antibiotic

Drug that destroys microorganisms

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What is an anticoagulant

Drug that inhibits blood coagulation

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What is an anticonvulsant

Drug that prevents or stops convulsions

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What is an antidiarrheal

Drug that combats diarrhea

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What is an antifungal

Drug that inhibits or destroys fungi

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What is an antiinflammatory

Drug that decreases inflammation

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What is an antipuritics

Drugs that control itchiness

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What is an antitussives

Drugs that combat coughing

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What is a biological

Drugs of biological origin ie vaccines

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What is a cardiovascular drug

Drug used to treat cardiovascular diseases

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What is a cathartics

Drugs that promote evacuation of the bowels

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What is a ceruminolytic

Drugs that dissolve ear wax

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What is a diuretic

Drug that increases urine production

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What is an expectorant

Drug that promote ejection of mucus or discharge from the respiratory tract

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What is a hematinic

Drugs that increase oxygen carrying capacity of the blood

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What is a hormone?

Drugs derived from animal organs that effect on specific organs

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What is an ophthalmic

Drugs that treat the eyes

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What is a otic

Used to treat ears

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What is a parasitic

Drugs that control or kill internal/external parasites

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What is a sedative?

Drugs that reduce excitement and calm

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What does rx mean

Prescription

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What does OTC mean

Over the counter

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What does od mean

Every day

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What does oh mean

Every hour

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What does Sid mean?

Once a day

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What does bid mean?

Twice a day

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What does tid mean?

3 times a day

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What does qid mean

4 times a day

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What does q mean

Every

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What does qd mean

Every day

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What does qh

Every hour

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What does q8h

Every 8 hours

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What does qs mean

Quantity sufficient

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What does po mean

By mouth

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What does as lib mean

As much as you want

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What does prn mean

As needed

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What does d mean

Day

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What does c mean

With

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What does w/o mean

Without

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What does sig mean

Write on the label

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What does tab/t mean

Tablet

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What does cap mean

Capsule

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What does disp mean

Dispense

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What does iv mean

Intravenous

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What does Im mean

Intramuscular

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What is pharmacology

Study of drugs and their effect on the body

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What is pharmacognosy

The study of source of drugs

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What is pharmacodynamics

The study of action and metabolism of drugs and how they are released from the body

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What is therapeutics

The study of treatment of diseases using drugs

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What is Toxicology

The study of poisons and toxic substances

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What is posology

The study of drug dosages

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What is a drug

Chemical produced naturally or synthetically be used to treat/prevent health illness

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What is tradename

The brand name and has a trademark symbol

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What is generic name

Chemical description of drug

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What is the chemical name

Describes chemicals in drug