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Glossary of basic pharm

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a DRUG is any chemical that alters _______O'sF&P_________.
an organism's functions or processes
PHARMACOLOGY is the systematic study of drugs, including their ____O,P&I w/_______________.
origin, properties, and interactions with living organisms
Pharmacy is the _______P&D________ of drugs.
preparation and dispensing
Pharmacotherapeutics - The ___UOD___ in the ____P&T of D_________.
use of drugs

prevention and treatment of disease
pharmacokinetics is the study of the BA,D,M,&E of drugs.
bodily absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion
Intravenous
Most rapid onset
Intramuscular
Large volumes often feasible, may be painful
Subcutaneous
Less volumes than IM, may be painful
Oral
Most convenient; 1st pass effect may be significant
Rectal
Less 1st pass effect than oral
Inhalation
Often very rapid onset
Transdermal
Usually very slow, used for lack of 1st pass effect; prolonged duration of action

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