Definitions wk 1

  1. Parenteral
    Bypasses the GI Tract usually injected
  2. Anticoagulatant
    Drug that prevents blood clotting
  3. Antitussive
    Drug that prevents cough
  4. Antiemetic
    Drug to relieve nausea and vomiting
  5. Antipruritic
    Drug that relieves itching
  6. Antipyretic
    Drug that reduces fever
  7. Analgesic
    Drug that relieves pain
  8. Antineoplastic
    Drug that kills tumor cells
  9. Antibiotic
    Substance made from living microorganisms used to kill or inhibit the growth of other microorganisms
  10. Cathartic
    Drug used to induce evacuation of bowels
  11. Sedative
    Drug used to produce mental relaxation and reduce desire for physical activity
  12. Hypnotic
    Drug used to induce sleep
  13. Enthelmintic
    Kills paracitic worms
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Definitions wk 1
Definitions for week one