Agent that combats coughing antitussive
Agent that induces vomiting Emetic
Agent that counteracts poison antidote
Agent that destroys parasitic worms anthelmintic
Agent that helps manage pain analgesic
An agent that reduces abnormal temperature antipyretic
An agent that induces clotting coagulant
An agent that reduces itchiness antipruritic
An agent that induces dilatation of the pupil mydriatic
An agent that calms the patient sedative
Medetomidine is an alpha-2 receptor agonist
A drug that induces insensitivity to pain anaesthetic
Added to diets to mop up free radicals antioxidant
An astringent or haemostatic agent Styptic

Pharmacology Practice Worksheet

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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

Medication Classifications Bingo Cards

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Drug Classifications Crossword


Cause vasoconstriction dilate pupils and bronchioles Adrenergics
Reduce the sensory function of the brain Analgesics
Reduce anxiety and tension Antianxiety Agents
Slow or retard multiplication of fungi Antifungals
Alter circulation to the brain Antimigraine Agents
Inhibit development of and destroy cancerous cells Antineoplastics
Relieve itching Antipruritics
relax the smooth muscle of the bronchi Bronchodilators
Inhibit conception Contraceptives
Cause the pupil to contract Miotics

Anesthetics Crossword


During this stage, the patient often appears to be delirious and excited but definitely is amnesic. Excitement
This drug is an extremely popular intravenous anesthetic whose onset of action is similar to that of IV barbiturates. Propofol
____________ are analgesic agents and are distinct from general anesthetics and hypnotics. Opioids
During this stage, the patient initially experiences analgesia without amnesia. Later in stage I, both analgesia and amnesia are produced. Analgesia
This drug produces dissociative anesthesia, which is characterized by catatonia, amnesia, and analgesia, with or without actual loss of consciousness Ketamine
A short-acting barbiturate commonly used for induction of anesthesia Thiopental
A benzodiazepine antagonist that is sometimes used to accelerate recovery from excessive sedative actions of intravenous benzodiazepines. Flumazenil
It is a carboxylated imidazole that can be used for induction of anesthesia in patients with limited cardiovascular reserve. Etomidate
__________ is a water-soluble prodrug of propofol, chemically described as 2,6-diisopropylphenoxymethyl phosphate disodium salt, that was licensed by the FDA as a sedating agent for use in adult patients during monitored anesthesia care. Fospropofol
Is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder of skeletal muscle that occurs in susceptible individuals undergoing general anesthesia with inhaled agents and muscle relaxants Hyperthermia
Is the standard of comparison for inhaled anesthetics. Halothane
Source of cocaine Erythroxylon coca
The easiest anesthetic end point to measure which is mediated primarily by neural inhibition within the spinal cord. Immobility
It was introduced into clinical use by Koller in 1884 as an ophthalmic anesthetic. Cocaine
Is another newer local anesthetic that has clinical effects similar to those of bupivacaine but may be associated with a lower potential for cardiovascular toxicity. Ropivacaine
__________________ is the active S -enantiomer of medetomidine, a highly selective α 2 adrenergic agonist imidazole derivative that is used in veterinary medicine. Dexmedetomidine
______________ are most commonly used for preoperative medication, intravenous sedation, and suppression of seizure activity Benzodiazepines
_______________ sedation refers to drug-induced alleviation of anxiety and pain in combination with an altered level of consciousness associated with the use of smaller doses of sedative medications. Conscious
Lidocaine and prilocaine can combine to form a eutectic mixture, which is marketed as ___________ EMLA
This drug has the highest clearance of the amino-amide anesthetics, imparting reduced risk of systemic toxicity. Prilocaine
______________ is unique among the amino-amide anesthetics in having a thiophene, rather than a benzene ring, as well as an additional ester group that is subject to metabolism by plasma esterases. Articaine
_____________ sedation is similar to a light state of general (intravenous) anesthesia involving decreased consciousness from which the patient is not easily aroused. Deep
________________ produce dose-dependent CNS depression ranging from sedation to general anesthesia when administered as bolus injections. Barbiturates
__________________ anesthetics are widely used to facilitate rapid induction of anesthesia and have replaced inhalation as the preferred method of anesthesia induction in most settings except for pediatric anesthesia. Intravenous
_______________ depression is a deep stage of anesthesia which represents severe depression of the CNS, including the vasomotor center in the medulla and respiratory center in the brainstem. Medullary
_______ occurs even at modest doses of anesthetic, and has been documented in as many as one third of patients receiving lidocaine, with increased risk associated with certain patient positions during surgery (eg, lithotomy), and with ambulatory anesthesia. TNS
Introduced along with bupivacaine but has limited application due to its poor block characteristics. Etidocaine
This involves placing a catheter in the subarachnoid space to permit repetitive dosing to facilitate adequate anesthesia and maintenance of block for extended periods. CSA
The primary active metabolite of ketamine Norketamine
_____________ had a more favorable duration of action than procaine, and less systemic toxicity than tetracaine. Lidocaine

"To Build a Fire" Crossword Puzzle


a dark cloud or covering of smoke, dust or similar matter pall
a circle of up to a 10 degree radius around orb
the action of moving smoothly up and down undulations
an instrument for measuring and indicating temperature thermometers
of uncertain meaning vague
suggesting the present of danger menacing
understanding; grasp apprehension
overcome, quieten, or bring under control subdued
unaccustomed or unusual unwonted
say something again or a number of times reiterated
in a careful or cautious manner gingerly
attack or affect severely smote
an underground chamber crypts
a fire that burns over a large area and destroys property conflagration
impossible to perceive imperceptible
odds and ends flotsam
insisting on immediate attention or obedience peremptorily
evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret poignant
scold or rebuke chidden
a substance that induces insensitivity to pain anaesthetic

Medicine Administration Crossword


An agent that prevents or delays blood clotting Anticoagulant
An agent that prevents or controls high blood pressure Antihypertensive
An agent that dilates the bronchi bronchodilator
Chemical alteration that a drug undergoes in the body Biotransformation
The process where the drug passes into the body fluids and tissue Absorption
Used to treat eppisodes of mania in Bi polar Lithium
The study of drugs Pharmocology
Study of the response of the body to various chemical compounds Pharmocogenomics
referring to hives or a rash Uticaria
An agent that reduces blood glucose level Hypoglycemic
An agent that controls or stops bleeding Hemostatic
Action in which the drug is carried via bloodstream Systemic
Medication used for cardiac arrhythmia Verapamil
Drug used to treat pulmonary edema Lasix
Medication used to help restore heart rate Atropine
A drug artificially prepared in pharmaceutical lab Synthetic
Another name for prescription drugs Legend
A condition that can often be treated with Licorice Gastritis
Drug used in the treatment of a condition to releive symptoms Therapeutic
An agent that counteracts poison Antidote

Pharmacology Crossword


Alzheimer Aricept
Analgesic Morphine
Antacid Tagamet
Anti-Anxiety Valium
Antiarrythmic Sotolol
Antiasthmatic Albuterol
Antibiotics Ceclor
Anticonvulsant Dilantin
Antidepressant Lexapro
Antidiarrheal Lopreramide
Antihistamine Benedryl
Antihypertensives Verapamil
Antiparkinson Levodopa
Antipsychotics Seroquel
Antipyretic ibuprofen
Antitussive Delsym
Birth Control Estradiol
Controlled Substances Benzodiazepine
Oral Diabetic Drugs Avandia
Diuretics Lasix
Expectorant Mucinex
hormone Levothyroxine
Laxative Miralax
Mood Stabilizer Lithium
Nutritional Supplements Multivitamin
Osteoporosis Fosamax
Respiratory O2 Oxygen
Psychotropics paxil

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Word Search

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sedative hypnotic
Lookalike drug
Illegal Drug Use
Controlled Drug

General & Local Anesthetics Crossword


Is similar to a light state of general anesthesia characterized by decreased consciousness from which the patient is not easily aroused. Deep Sedation
Is added to minimize the discomfort associated with injection of local anesthesia and the surgical manipulations. Ketamine
The easiest anesthetic end point to measure. Immobility
Its common use is to facilitate induction of general anesthesia by bolus injection of 1-2.5 mg/kg IV. Propofol
Propofol is a potent respiratory depressant and generally produces _____ after an induction dose. Apnea
___________ is a water-soluble of prodrug Propofol, rapidly metabolized by alkaline phosphates, and producing propofol, phosphate, and formaldehyde. Fospropofol
____________ has a shorter elimination half-life than thiopental due to its larger plasma clearance. Methohexital
It produces dose-dependent CNS depression ranging from sedation to general anesthesia when administered as bolus injection. Barbiturates
Benzodiazepines are unique among the group of intravenous anesthesia in that their action can readily be terminated by administration of their selective antagonist, __________. Flumazenil
_________ is an intravenous anesthetic with hypnotic but not analgesic effects and is often chosen for its minimal hemodynamic effects. Etomidate
The characteristic state observed after an induction dose of ________ is known as "dissociative anesthesia". Ketamine
Ketamine's MOA is _______. Complex
The clearance for dexmedetomidine is ____. High
The elimination half-life for dexmedetomidine is ____. short
_______ are analgesic agents and are distinct from general anesthetics and hypnotics. opioids
_______________ is principally used for the short-term sedation of intubated and ventilated patients in ICU setting. Dexmedetomidine
___________ affect neurons at various cellular locations, but the primary focus has been on the synapse. Anesthetics
_______ anesthetics is a volatile as well as gaseous, are taken up through gas exchange in the alveoli of the lung. Inhaled
The anesthetic state is achieved when the partial pressure of the anesthetic in the brain reaches a threshold concentration determined by its _______. potency
An acute toxicity which occurs when the metabolism of enflurane and sevoflurane may generate compounds that are potentially nephrotoxic. Nephrotoxicity
_________ is effective for premedication, sedation during regional anesthesia, and brief therapeutic procedures. Midazolam
Etomidate, like most other IV anesthetics, is highly protein bound (70%0, primarily to _______. Albumin
Ketamine is considered to be a cerebral vasodilator that _________ cerebral blood flow. increases
_______ fibers have a high firing rate and relatively long action potential duration. Sensory
_____ fibers fire at a slower rate and have a shorter action potential duration. Motor
_________ is a spinal anesthetic formulation cantaining procaine. Durocaine
The most feared complications associated with local anesthetic administration result from the profound effects these agents can have on cardiac conduction and function. Cardiotoxicity
Current clinical use of _______ is largely restricted to topical anesthesia for ear, nose, and throat procedures, where its intense vasoconstriction can serve to reduce bleeding. Cocaine
It is often avoided for techniques that demand high volumes of concentrated anesthetic. bupivacaine
Had an excellent record as an intermediate duration anesthetic, and remains the reference standard against which most anesthetics are compared. Lidocaine

Medication Crossword; Nurs134


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