Drug Glossary and Definition
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Table of Contents
- Drug List and Classification
- Drug Prescription for Disease
- Drug Over-the-Counter (OTC)
- Drug Prescription Abbreviations and Meanings
- Drug Schedules to the Rules
- Drug Mechanism of Action (MOA)
- Drug Glossary and Definition
- Medical Abbreviations
- Pharmacist Role
- Dosage Forms
Drug Glossary - I
|Skin disorder with dryness, scaling and roughness.
|Inflammation of the ileum, the last section of the small intestine.
|Surgical opening from the ileum, the end of the small intestine, to the outside of the body.
|Powerful drugs that suppress the immune system. Immuno-suppressants are used in patients who have had organ transplants or severe disease associated with the immune system. These drugs include the following (some of which are not described in this book): azathioprine, basiliximab, betamethasone, chlorambucil, corticotropin, cortisone, cyclophosphamide, cyclosporine, dacliximab, dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, mercaptopurine, methylprednisolone, muromonab, muromonab-CD3, mycophenolate, prednisolone, prednisone, sirolimus, tacrolimus, thalidomide, triamcinolone, ursodiol.
|Male’s inability to achieve or sustain erection of the penis for sexual intercourse.
|Change in the body’s response to one drug when another is taken. Interaction may decrease the effect of one or both drugs, increase the effect of one or both drugs or cause toxicity.
|Products that contain iron in a form that can be absorbed from the intestinal tract. Supplements include ferrous fumarate, ferrous gluconate, ferrous sulfate, iron dextran, ironpolysaccharide.
|caused by treatment or diagnostic procedures
|opening from ileum to abdomen surface
|last part of the small intestine
|ability to resist certain diseases
|inborn errors of metabolism
|congenital disabilities preventing normal metabolism
|proteins that do not contain all of the nine essential amino acids
|dead tissue resulting from blocked artery
|inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs)
|chronic conditions causing inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract
|agents that destroy insects
|secretion of the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas gland; essential for the proper metabolism of glucose