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The process by which a drug passes into the bloodstream.
absorption
More severe side effects which may justify the discontinuation of a drug.
Adverse effects
A drug that interacts with a receptor to produce a response.
Agonist
_____ are small glass container for individual doses of liquid medications.
Ampules
The _____ is the part of the needle, which is the slanted part at the tip of the needle.
bevel
_____ is the process by which a drug is converted to a less active form.
Biotransformation or detoxification
The _____ name is the name given by the drug manufacturer.
brand
The term _____ means pertaining to the cheeck.
buccal
A _____ is a tube with a lumen that is inserted into a cavity or duct and is often fitted with a trocar during insurtion.
cannula
The _____ name is the name by which a chemist knows the drug and describes the constituents of the drug precisely
Chemical
_____ is the increasing response to repeated doses of a drug that occurs when the rate of administration exceeds the rate of metabolism or excretion.
Cumulative effect
The rransportation of a drug from its site of absorption to its site of action is known as _____ .
distribution
What is the term given to a chemical compound taken for disease prevention, diagnosis, cure, or relief or to effect the structure or function of the body.
drug
Drug _____ is the inability to keep the intake of a drug or substance under control.
dependence
Drug _____ is marked by excessive intake of a drug either continually or periodically.
abuse
An immunologic reaction to a drug is known as a
drug allergy
Drug _____ is a mild of psychologic dependence on a drug.
habituation
The beneficial or harmful effects of one drug on another is known as Drug _____ .
interaction
Drug _____ is a condition in which successive increases in the dosage of a drug are required to maintaina given therapeutic effect.
tolerance
A drug name not protected by trademark and usually describing the chemical structure of the drug is the _____ name.
generic
Hypodermic means.
under the skin
A disease caused unintentionally by medical therapy is called an _____ disease.
iatrogenic