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Elixir
Elixir

An elixir (via Arabic term of "Al Iksir" itself from Greek "xḗrion") is a clear, sweet-flavored liquid used for medic...

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Decoction
Decoction

Decoction is a method of extraction by boiling of dissolved chemicals from herbal or plant material, which may include stems, roots, bark a...

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Liquid
Liquid

A liquid is a nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a (nearly) constant volume independent of...

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Time release technology
Time release technology

Time release technology (also known as sustained-release [ SR ], extended-release [ ER , XR , XL ], controlled-release [ CR ], and other...

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Pastille
Pastille

A pastille is a type of sweet or medicinal pill made of a thick liquid that has been solidified and is meant to be consumed by light chewin...

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Pill (pharmacy)
Pill (pharmacy)

A pill was originally defined as a small, round, solid pharmaceutical oral dosage form of medication that was in use before the advent of t...

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Solid
Solid

Solid is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being liquid, gas, and plasma). It is characterized by structural rigidit...

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Human gastrointestinal tract
Human gastrointestinal tract

The human gastrointestinal tract , or GI tract , or GIT is an organ system responsible for consuming and digesting foodstuffs, absorbing nu...

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Medical Subject Headings
Medical Subject Headings

Medical Subject Headings ( MeSH ) is a comprehensive controlled vocabulary for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the li...

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Connecticut Department of Developmental Services
Connecticut Department of Developmental Services

The Connecticut Department of Developmental Services ( DDS ) is a state agency of Connecticut providing services to individuals with develo...

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Fenway Health
Fenway Health

Fenway Health , officially named Fenway Community Health Center, Inc. , is an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) health care, res...

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List of medical inhalants
List of medical inhalants

Drugs and therapeutic agents administered by inhalation Inhalational anesthetic agents aliflurane chloroform cyclopropane desflu...

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Hypodermic needle
Hypodermic needle

A hypodermic needle (from Greek á½'πο- (under-), and δέρμα (skin)) is a hollow needle commonly used with a syringe to inject sub...

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Drug injection
Drug injection

Drug injection is a method of introducing a drug into the body with a hollow needle and a syringe which is pierced through the skin into th...

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Dosage form
Dosage form

Dosage forms (also called unit doses ) are essentially pharmaceutical products in the form in which they are marketed for use, typically i...

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Catheter
Catheter

In medicine, a catheter / ˈ k æ θ ɪ t ər / is a thin tube made from medical grade materials serving a broad range of functions. Cathe...

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ADME
ADME

ADME is an abbreviation in pharmacokinetics and pharmacology for "absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion," and descr...

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Intensive care medicine
Intensive care medicine

Intensive care medicine or critical care medicine is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening ...

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Opiate
Opiate

Opiate describes any of the opioid analgesic alkaloids found as natural products in the opium poppy plant, Papaver somniferum . In 2013 b...

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General anaesthetic
General anaesthetic

A general anaesthetic (or anesthetic , see spelling differences) is a drug that has the ability to bring about a reversible loss of conscio...

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Drug overdose
Drug overdose

The term drug overdose (or simply overdose or OD ) describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities great...

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Antipsychotic
Antipsychotic

Antipsychotics (also known as neuroleptics or major tranquilizers ) are a class of psychiatric medication primarily used to manage psychos...

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Subcutaneous injection
Subcutaneous injection

A subcutaneous injection is administered as a bolus into the subcutis, the layer of skin directly below the dermis and epidermis, collectiv...

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Psychoactive drug
Psychoactive drug

A psychoactive drug , psychopharmaceutical , or psychotropic is a chemical substance that changes brain function and results in alterations...

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Inhaler
Inhaler

An inhaler (or puffer ) is a medical device used for delivering medication into the body via the lungs. It is mainly used in the treatment ...

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Adverse effect
Adverse effect

In medicine, an adverse effect is an undesired harmful effect resulting from a medication or other intervention such as surgery. An adver...

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Injection (medicine)
Injection (medicine)

An injection (often referred to as a "shot" in US English, or a "jab" in UK English) is an infusion method of putting f...

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Parenchyma
Parenchyma

Parenchyma is the bulk of a substance. In animals, a parenchyma comprises the functional parts of an organ and in plants parenchyma is the ...

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Suppository
Suppository

A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (ure...

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Otitis externa
Otitis externa

Otitis externa (also known as external otitis and swimmer's ear ) is an inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal. Along with otitis...

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Conjunctiva
Conjunctiva

The conjunctiva lines the inside of the eyelids and covers the sclera (white part of the eye). It is composed of non-keratinized, stratifie...

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Asthma
Asthma

Asthma (from the Greek ἅσθμα, ásthma , "panting") is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by...

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Angina pectoris
Angina pectoris

Angina pectoris , commonly known as angina , is the sensation of chest pain, pressure, or squeezing, often due to ischemia of the heart musc...

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Substance use disorder
Substance use disorder

Substance use disorder , also known as drug use disorder , is a condition in which the use of one or more substances leads to a clinically s...

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Transdermal patch
Transdermal patch

A transdermal patch is a medicated adhesive patch that is placed on the skin to deliver a specific dose of medication through the skin and ...

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Skin popping
Skin popping

Skin popping is a method of administration whereby drugs are injected or deposited under the skin. The drug then diffuses into the capillar...

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Insulin
Insulin

Insulin (from the Latin, insula meaning island) is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells in the pancreas. It regulates the metabolism ...

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Urinary bladder
Urinary bladder

The urinary bladder is the organ that collects urine excreted by the kidneys before disposal by urination. A hollow muscular, and distensib...

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Parenteral nutrition
Parenteral nutrition

Parenteral nutrition ( PN ) is feeding a person intravenously, bypassing the usual process of eating and digestion. The person receives nut...

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Vein
Vein

In the circulatory system, veins (from the Latin vena ) are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. Most veins carry deoxygenate...

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Intravenous therapy
Intravenous therapy

Intravenous therapy ( IV therapy or iv therapy in short) is the infusion of liquid substances directly into a vein. Intravenous simply m...

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Vagina
Vagina

The vagina is a fibromuscular tubular sex organ that is part of the female genital tract. In humans, the vagina extends from the vulva to t...

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Peritoneal dialysis
Peritoneal dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a treatment for patients with severe chronic kidney disease. The process uses the patient's peritoneum in t...

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Peritoneum
Peritoneum

The peritoneum / ˌ p ɛr ɨ t ə n ˈ i əm / is the serous membrane that forms the lining of the abdominal cavity or coelom in amniotes ...

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Bone
Bone

A bone is a rigid organ that constitutes part of the vertebral skeleton. Bones support and protect the various organs of the body, produce ...

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Intraosseous infusion
Intraosseous infusion

Intraosseous infusion (IO) is the process of injecting directly into the marrow of a bone to provide a non-collapsible entry point into the...

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