Flashcards in Pharmacology & Drug Therapy Deck (16):
Inserted into the muscle at 90 degrees angle. (the syringe should be held like a dart, the skin pulled tightly, and the needle inserted at a 90 degree angle).
A 1 mL syringe with a 25 gauge, 5/8 needle should be used for injections.
Are parenteral admission of medication (taken into the body in a manner other than through the digestive canal).
Means "before" disease (a drug to prevent disease).
Drug are used after a disease has been diagnosed and are used for treatment.
Is a medication used for the lower intestinal tract.
Hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Liquid preparation is a mixture of oil or fat and water that requires shaking before admission. (syrup, solution and tintures do not require shaking (liquid preparation ).
Needs shaking for redistribution of the solutes within the solvents (a suspension is not a mixture of oil or fat and water).
1 cubic centimeter (cc) & 1 ml
Have the same volume.
Is a non steroidal anti-flammatory drug that helps to reduce the inflammation associated osteoarthritis.
A form completed when controlled substance are destroyed or contaminated.
Valid reason for charting an injection site
Is to avoid injecting into a major nerve or blood vessel.
Schedule 1 Drug
Are illegal drugs that may not be prescribed (only for research).
Schedule 2 Drug
Cannot be written with refills.