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non-opioid analgesic given for mild to moderate pain; should be limited to 4 grams daily according to the FDA Acetaminophen
inhibits production of uric acid; used to treat gout Allopurino
benzodiazepine; treats anxiety and panic disorders; Xanax Alprazolam
calcium channel blocker; antihypertensive; works by systemic vasodilation to decrease blood pressure; Norvasc Amlodipine
antibacterial; may be given for pneumonia, sinusitis, acute bronchitis, middle ear infection, urethritis, pertussis, etc; Zithromax Arithromycin
NSAID; low dose taken routinely is often recommended to prevent heart attack Aspirin
given to treat high cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease Atorvastatin
most frequently given by suppository; stimulant laxative Bisacodyl
opioid analgesic used for management of moderate to severe acute pain; binds to CNS opioid receptors to block perception of pain; Buprenex Buprenorphine
beta blocker; antihypertensive; lowers heart rate and blood pressure; Coreg Carvedilol
anti-infective; binds to cell wall membrane to cause cell death against susceptible bacteria; Rocephin Ceftriaxone
fat-soluble vitamin that promotes absorption of Ca and Phos Cholecalciferol
anti-infective; fluoroquinolones; broad spectrum; used against gram positive (MRSA) and gram negative (E-coli) pathogens Ciprofloxacin
antihypertensive; adrenergic; for management of mild to moderate HTN; inhibits vasoconstriction to reduce blood pressure; Catapres Clonidine
opioid analgesic; often combined with guaifenesin or promethazine for cough suppressant that affects parts of the brain to reduce urge to cough Codeine
long-acting insulin that stimulates peripheral glucose uptake by binding to insulin receptors; Levemir Detemir
sodium; stool softener Docusate
reduces size of prostate and decreases urinary symptoms of BPH Dutasteride
low molecular weight heparin; prevention of VTE, DVT, PE Enoxaparin
antidiabetic; promotes insulin secretion and glucose-lowering mechanisms; Byetta Exenatide
used to prevent acid reflux/GERD; short-term treatment of duodenal ulcers Famotidine
opioid analgesic; short half-life; often given by IV or patch; CNS depressant Fentanyl

Pharmacology Crossword

Type
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Description

Used to treat stable and variant angina Nitroglycerin
Reduce heart’s oxygen demand by decreasing heart rate Beta-Adrenergic Blockers
Used to treat atrial fibrillation and flutter and ventricular tachycardia Quinidine
Dilates vessels Vasodilators
Decrease formation of angiotensin II ACE Inhibitors
Work by increasing cell calcium concentration to enhance contractility of cardiac muscle Cardiac Glycosides
Works by increasing length of coagulation Heparin
Used on inpatient and outpatient basis for long-term anticoagulation Warfarin
Prevent platelets from binding together Antiplatelets
Used to prevent or treat excessive bleeding from surgical sites Thrombolytics
Stimulates water reabsorption from nephrons Vasopressin
Stimulates contraction of smooth muscle in the uterus Oxytocin
Controls the level of blood glucose Insulin
Treatment of mild to moderate type 2 diabetes Sulfonylureas
Often used to treat asthma in children Isoproterenol
Agents that widen the diameter of bronchial tubes Bronchodilators
Used to treat respiratory conditions such as nasal congestion Corticosteroids
Used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women Calcitonin
Used to prevent and treat osteoporosis and to reduce risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women Raloxifene
Used to treat severe attacks of gout Uricosuric Agents

Pharmacology Practice Worksheet

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Matching Worksheet
Description

escitalopram antidepressant
aripiprazole antipsychotic
cephalexin antibiotic
levothyroxine thyroid hormone
metoprolol succinate beta blocker
oxycodone opiod
tramadol analgesic
pregabalin anticonvulsant
montelukast bronchodilator
insulin hypoglycemic
furosemide diuretic
donepezil anti-Alzheimer's
pravastatin antilipemic
analgesics relieves pain
anticoagulants delays blood clotting
antiemetics reduces nausea, vomiting
anticholinergics reduces brochospasms
antipyretics reduces fever
diuretics eliminates excess fluid
antihistamines relieves allergies

Pharmacology Drugs Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Nonselective Cox 1/ Cox2 Inhibitor NSAID, inhibits prostaglandins synthesis, usually used for special uses Aspirin
NSAID inhibits COX 2, fever reduction, anti inflammatory, and analgesic Celecoxib
Naproxen- NSAID also cox inhibitor non-selective Ketoprofen
Phenylpropionic Acid Derivitive NSAID nonselective Cox inhibitor, antipyretic, analgesic, anti inflammatory Ibuprofen
Indole Derivatives gout, general pain, Cox 1 inhibitor, NSAID, congenital heart disease Indomethacin
NSAID, also for pospartum pain and headaches, Cox 2 inhibitor Acetaminophen
DMARDS, immunosuppressive, RA and anti-cancer, inhibits and kills inflammatory immune cells Methotrexate
DMARDS Anti Malarial, mild to moderate RA, ocular toxicity, GI, dermatological disturbances Hydroxychloroquine
DMARDS, IBD, refractory RA, converts in the GI tract Sulfasalazine
Type 1 diabetes treatment, rapid acting Lispro Aspart Insulin
Short acting, only one can be given through IV, Type 1 treatment Regular Human Insulin
Intermediate acting, Type 1 treatment NPH/Lente Insulin
Type 1 treatment, long acting Insulin Glargine
Type 2 treatment, insulin sensitizers, 1st line drug for this type, reduces glucogenesis in the liver and decrease glucose levels Metformin/Pioglitazone
Type 2 treatment, insulin secretagogues, pancreas to stimulate insulin secretion Glipizide/Repaglinide
Alpha Glucosidase inhibitor, inhibit absorption in the GI of glucose, inhibits breakdown of complex starches Acarbose
Hormone replacement therapy, hyper/hypothyroid Levothyroxine
Anti-thyroid drug, inhibits key enzymes in T3/T4 production Methimazole
B2 agonist, short acting, bronchodilator, acute airflow obstruction, asthma, COPD, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis Albuterol
Long acting, beta 2 agonist, broncodilator, prevention of constriction, asthma and COPD Salmeterol
Anti-Cholinergic, short acting, COPD, Asthma Ipratropium Bromide
Anti-Cholinergic, long acting, COPD, and asthma Tiotropium Bromide
Corticosteriod, CUSHINGOID effect, asthma and allergies Fluticasone
Anti-luekotrines, asthma, mild to moderate can reduce the use of rescue inhaler, enzyme inhibitor synthesis of LT Zileuton
Anti-Luekotrine, blocks leukotrines, asthma and allergies, Zarfirlukast
Anti-IgE receptor therapy, used in severe asthma, allergic rhinitis, blocks binding of IgE Omalizumab

Cardiac Medications Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Decreases the clotting (coagulating) ability of the blood Anticoagulants
Keeps blood clots from forming by preventing blood platelets from sticking together Antiplatelet Agents
Expands blood vessels and decreases resistance by lowering levels of angiotensin II ACE Inhibitors
Prevents angiotensin II (chemical) from having any effects on the heart and blood vessels A II Receptor Blockers
An enzyme that breaks down natural substances in the body that open narrowed arteries Neprilysin Inhibitors
Decreases the heart rate and cardiac output, which lowers blood pressure and makes the heart beat more slowly and with less force Beta Blockers
Used as an IV drip for those patients experiencing a hypertensive crisis Alpha With Bet Blockers
Interrupts the movement of calcium into the cells of the heart and blood vessels C Channel Blocker
Some affect the liver, some work in the intestines and some interrupt the formation of cholesterol from circulating in the blood Cholesterol Lowering
Increases the force of the heart's contractions, which can be beneficial in heart failure and for irregular heartbeats Digitalis Prep
Causes the body to rid itself of excess fluids and sodium through urination Diuretics
Relaxes blood vessels and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart while reducing its workload Vasodilators

alcohol and cannibas Crossword

Type
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Description

is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. advil
contains a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine are central nervous system stimulants that affect chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. adderal
is a sedative, also called a hypnotic. Zolpidem affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with sleep problems insomnia). ambien
is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. aspirin
is a muscle relaxer and an antispastic agent. baclofen
is a macrolide antibiotic. Clarithromycin fights bacteria in your body biaxin
is an anti-anxiety medicine that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety. buspar
skin patches contain buprenorphine, an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. butrans
belongs to a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). bystolic
belongs to a group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). boniva
is an anticonvulsant. It works by decreasing nerve impulses that cause seizures and pain. carbamazepine
is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body cephalexin
is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. It is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. cetirizine
is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). citalopram
is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. claritin
is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. codeine
is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. demerol
It affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety. diazepam
is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic dilaudid
is a medication form of a substance that occurs naturally in the body. It works by improving the pumping strength of the heart and improves blood flow to the kidneys dopamine
is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. dilantin
is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Valsartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. diovan
slows the rhythm of digestion so that the small intestines have more time to absorb fluid and nutrients from the foods you eat. imodium
is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. morphine
is a central nervous system stimulant. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. methylphenidate
increases muscle contractions in the upper digestive tract. This speeds up the rate at which the stomach empties into the intestines metoclopramide
contains a combination of ledipasvir and sofosbuvir. Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir are antiviral medications that prevent hepatitis C virus (HCV) from multiplying in your body harvoni
helps to prevent platelets in your blood from sticking together and forming a blood clot. Unwanted blood clots can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions plavix
is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant. prozac
relaxes muscles found in the walls of blood vessels and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body viagra

Pain Assessment and Management Word Search

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Word Search
Description

tolerance
stimuli
severity
severe
receptors
quality
perception
opioids
numeric
nociceptive
neuropathy
neuralgia
mild
medication
location
intense
imagery
faces
etiology
duration
distraction
description
dependence
complementary
comfort
chronic
analgesics
alternative
addiction
acute

Respiratory Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Medication can cause Stevens-Johnson syndrome (rare) Doxycycline
Black box warning for tendon inflammation and rupture Levofloxacin
This medication ADEs are confusion, drowsiness, paradoxical excitability Diphenhydramine
CDC recommends COPD patients get the annual _________ vaccine Influenza
COPD patients first line of therapy is at least one short-acting and ________ Bronchodilator
Reversibly binds to 50S ribosomal subunits inhibiting the peptide bond Clindamycin
Diarrhea and _________ are common ADE w/ third generation cephalosporins Diaper rash
This generation of antihistamines increase the risk of dizziness, constipation, and confusion in the elderly First
Contraindicated in patients w/ hypersensitivity or has taken MAO inhibitor within 2 weeks Antitussives
90% of these acute episodes are caused by viral infections Bronchitis
Primary risk factor for this condition is smoking cigarettes COPD
Zyrtec is which class of drug Antihistamines
This medication stimulates that alpha 1 adrenergic receptors Sympathomimetic
A decongestant that is kept behind the pharmacy desk Sudafed
Class of medications that are inappropriate in treating colds Antibiotics
Reduce airway inflammation by inhibiting/inducing the production of end-effector proteins Corticosteroids
Taken by COPD patients; increases the risk of suicidal ideation Roflumilast
Class of drug inhibit bacterial wall synthesis binds to one or more penicillin binding proteins Cephalosporin
Bronchoconstriction and airway inflammation causes Asthma
URI stands for Upper respiratory infections
ADEs for expectorants include headache, GI upset, drowsiness, and ___________ Dizziness
asthma severity daily Moderate Persistent
Metered dose inhaler abbreviated MDI
easier to use than MDI DPI
small machine that converts a drug solution into a mist Nebulizer
short-acting anticholinergics Spiriva
Anticholinergics + LABA
often referred to as ____ pearls Tessalon
type of methylxanthines Theophylline
treated w/ histamines Allergic Rhinitis

DRUGS AND DEFINITIONS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

BETA BLOCKER AND TREATS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE LABETALOL
ACTS ON THE BLOOD VESSELS AND DECREASES ALLERGIC RESPONSES DIPHENHYDRAMINE
USED TO TREAT DECREASED BLOOD PRESSURE TO OPEN AIRWAYS EPHEDRINE
USED TO TREAT SEVERE PAIN MORPHINE
USED FOR TREATMENT OF BRONCHOSPASMS IN ASTHMATICS OR EMPHYSEMA PATIENTS ALBUTEROL
USED IN ACUTE ASTHMA ATTACKS, ANAPHYLAXIS AND CARDIAC ARREST EPINEPHRINE
USED TO REVERSE THE SEDATIVE EFFECTS OF DIAZAPAM AND VERSED ROMAZICON
DECREASES INFLAMMATION SOLUCORTEF
USED WITH DIABETICS OR PATIENTS WHO ARE IN NEED OF CALORIES FAST DEXTROSE
CAUSES LACK OF SENSATION OR FEELING PRIOR TO SURGERY BREVITAL
USED TO REVERSE THE EFFECTS OF FENTANYL, DEMEROL AND MORPHINE NALOXONE
USED TO TREAT BRADYCARDIA ATROPINE
IS A VASODILATOR AND USED TO TREAT ANGINA NITROSTAT
ANALGESIC AND SUPPLEMENTS ANESTHESIA FENTANYL
USED FOR INDUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF ANESTHESIA PROPOFOL
DEPRESSES CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND PRODUCES THE INDUCTION OF SLEEP PENTOTHAL
CAUSES SEDATION, AMNESIA AND MUSCLE RELAXATION FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS DIAZAPAM
CAUSES RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION AND PROVIDES SEDATION VERSED
USED IN MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN DEMEROL
SUPPRESSES SPINAL CHORD ACTIVITY AND BLOCKS IMPULSES OF PAIN FOR CHILDREN KETAMINE
TREATS A-FIB, ARRHYTHMIA, VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, AND FIBRILLATION AMIODARONE
TREATS IRREGULAR HEART BEAT, TACHYCARDIA, ARRHYTHMIA, AND PSVT ADENOSINE
USED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HEART ATTACK FOR PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE ASPIRIN
TREATMENT USE FOR CARDIAC ARREST AND IN THE PRIMARY DRUG IN THE PULSE LESS ARREST ALGORITHM PITRESSIN
AID IN ENDOTRACHEAL INTUBATION AND ENDOSCOPY SUCCINYCHOLINE
REVERSES DROWSINESS, SEDATION AND OTHER AFFECTS CAUSED BY BENZODIAZAPINES FLUMAZENIL
CORTICOSTERIOD THAT PREVENTS THE RELEASE OF SUBSTANCES IN THE BODY THAT CAUSE INFLAMMATION DEXAMETHASONE
ANTIHISTOMINE THAT CAN TREAT ALLERGIES, MOTION SICKNESS, NAUSEA AND VOMITING PROMETHAZINE
CAN PREVENT NAUSEA AND VOMITING ONDANSETRON
BETA BLOCKER AND CAN TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, ANGINA AND HEART FALIURE METOPROLOL

Hypertension Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The condition of having elevated blood pressure Hypertension
Guidelines for treating hypertension JNC8
Beta-blocker with best effects on blood pressure carvedilol
Trial that recommends blood pressure goal of <120/80 SPRINT
Study that identified most effective agents for lowering blood pressure Allhat
Device used to measure blood pressure sphygmomanometer
Severe hypertension with end-organ damage, hypertensive.... emergency
Sever hypertension in asymptomatic patients, hypertensive..... urgency
Interaction with ACE-Inhibitors that can lead to increased blood pressure NSAIDs
Generic for Cozaar Losartan
Generic for Zestril lisinopril
Generic for Microzide Hydrochlorothiazide
Generic for Norvasc Amlodipine
Common ingredient that increases blood pressure salt
Time of day blood pressure is generally highest Morning
Blood pressure that requires at least 4 drugs to be controlled Resistant
Elevated blood pressure while in the doctors office, ..... hypertension whitecoat
Type of calcium channel blockers more effective for blood pressure reduction dihydropyridine
<140/90 is an appropriate blood pressure goal for patients younger than sixty
ACEs and ARBs are NOT preferred first line in this group of people African American
Life threatening side effect of ACE-Inhibitors and ARBs angioedema

Bloodborne Pathogens Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

They are transmitted through blood or body fluid bloodborne pathogens
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS
PPE required for performing any first aid rubber gloves
The thickening of blood coagulation
Vampire food blood
A serious liver disease that can be prevented with a vaccine Hepatitis B
Causes AIDS HIV
An infection that attacks the liver but may have no symptoms Hepatitis C
Another word for needles Sharps
Sharp metal objects that can transport disease needles
Blood, saliva, etc. body fluids
Waste that poses an environmental danger due to its biological risk Infectious Waste
The action of stopping something from happening prevention
An approach to infection control to treat all human blodd and body fluids as if they were known to be infectious universal precautions
Help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available First aid
Equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection personal protective equipment
Instruments used to administer medication into veins syringes
The state of being exposed to contact with something exposure
AIDS, HIV, Hepatitis C, etc. infectious diseases
The action or state of making or being made impure by polluting or poisoning contamination