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Official name
named used in the occifual drug reference, the USP. Btwn 1906 and 1974 the NF was also "________". Now combined with the USP.
Chemical Name
name describing the exact chemical composition of a drug.
Generic name
For older drugs, this is the name handed down through antiquity. For newer drugs, it is usually the "code" name given during testing phase that is based upon the chemical name. The naming decision is made the United States Adopted Name committee. The _________ name will become official name if drug is included is USP.
United States Adopted Name committee.
Who does the naming decision of the generic name drugs?
true
The generic name will become official name if drug is included is USP.

T/F?
Therapeutic equivalent
different drug completely that may be on a particular hospitals "substitution" list as having an equivalent therapeutic usefullness.
Therapeutic equivalent
What contrasts with the generic drugs?
Trade name
copyrighted name whose use is restricted to a single company. This is in contrast to the 17 year patent on the drug itself. In cases where the FDA arguably took excessive time to approve a drug, the company 14 years after approval can apply for a 5 year max renewal of the patent after which the drug may be made by other companies under the generic name.
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FDA

(trade name def.)
This is in contrast to the ___ year patent on the drug itself. In cases where the ___ arguably took excessive time to approve a drug, the company 14 years after approval can apply for a 5 year max renewal of the patent after which the drug may be made by other companies under the generic name.
The Pharmacopeia of the United States of America
What does the USP stand for?
U.S.P.
first published in 1820

published every 5 years with supplements as needed.
U.S.P.
1. Single drugs
2. Full time director, voluntary team of pharmacologists, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, consumer activists.
3. Older drugs deleted in favor of newer, more effective agents.

What American drug references is this?
National Formulary
What American drug references is this?

1888 to 1975
now with USP
USP
What American drug references is this?

Very authoritative.
Average dose, toxicity, methods of administration.

Also how to prepare drugs standards for evaluating tablet disintegration.
National Formulary
What does N.F. stand for?
NF
1. Single drugs AND formulas for drug mixtures
2. Often includes drugs deleted from USP.
Official drug references
USP and NF in combination are the ONLY "_______" drug references.
AMA Drug Evaluations
Name the American Drug Reference.

prepared by appointed experts.
1. Drugs grouped according to use.
2. General discussion provided of each group.
*favorable and unfavorable judgements expressed
Physician's Desk Reference
Name the American Drug Reference.

manufacturers buy space.

Also for non-prescription meds

1. Information similar to drug inserts
2. Cross-referenced to generic and chemical names
*especially useful section on drug identification and dosage forms.

3. Manufacturers may not promote "unlabeled" also called "off-labeled" uses, meaning not FDA approved, unless filing a supplemental application.
unlabeled
FDA

(def. of PDR)
Manufacturers may not promote "________" also called "off-labeled" uses, meaning not ___ approved, unless filing a supplemental application.
FDA Modernization Act
What act does permit drug company to disseminate "unlabeled" drugs?
Drug Facts and Comparisons
Name the American Drug Reference.

1. Drugs grouped according to use.
2. Comparison of various drug forms including COST comparison ***
Note: includes OTC meds
3. Color photos
American Hospital Formulary Service
What does AHFS stand for?
American Hospital Formulary Service
Name the American Drug Reference.

similar to Drug Facts and Comparisons

Pharmacist use mostly
Journals
Package insert
Textbooks
What are some other sources that are used as American drug references?
Journals
various nursing and medical _______: The Medical Journal - published every 2 wks, current, good record for recognizing significant changes.
Package insert
must be approved by FDA. Legally may only include "labeled" uses. Other reference sources include "unlabeled" uses.
Textbooks
What is the this an example of?

Goodman and Gilmans The Pharmacist Basis of Therapeutics.
The Medical Journal
published every 2 wks, current, good record for recognizing significant changes.
Drugs Facts and Comparisons
Comparison of various drug forms including COST comparison ***
Note: includes OTC meds