Veterinary Science: Pharmacology

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Term  
Definition

2 Drug Classifications

OTC, Prescription

3 Drug Names

Chemical compound, generic name, trade/brand name

4 parts to a prescription

superscription, inscription, subscription, signature

50-100%

% of drugs that are marked up to help pay overhead

Anesthetic

drugs which causes loss of sensation

Anorexic

Drug that suppresses appetite

Anthelmintic

"anit parasite" both topical and systemic

Anti inflammatory

reduces swelling, edema, effects of inflammatory reactions

Antibiotic

"against life" bacteriostatic, bacteriocidal

Antipyretic

lowers an abnormally high fever

Antitussive

drug inhibits or contrls coughing (codeine, butorphanol)

C I

durgs w/ extreme potential for abuse

C II

Drugs w/ high potential for abuse

C III

Drugs with moderate potential for abuse (used at Suny Canton)

C IV

Drugs with low abuse potential

C V

drugs with very low abuse potential

Cathartic

drug that promotes emptying of lower GI tract (laxatives)

Caustic

drug causes necrosis by precipitation of proteins (only used topically, can reach various depths of penetration w/diff agents)

Compounding

Combining drugs in the clinic or pharmacy (concotionc, cocktails)

Contraindications

the reasons for not using a drug