INJECTABLE DRUGS COMMONLY USED IN MED OFFICE
DRUG CLASSIFICATIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF USE
DRUGS TYPE AND EXAMPLE
COMMONLY USED PHARMACOLOGY ABBREVIATIONS
MATH

100

Sodium Chloride with benzyl alcohol 0.9 percent
What is the injectable drug commonly used as a diluent?

100

anititussive
What is the name of the drug classification that controls or relieves coughing?

100

dulcolax
What is an example of a laxative?

100

fl
What is the abbrev for fluid?

100

pediatric conversion formula: adult dose x (age / (age+12)=child's dose
What is young's rule?

200

an anesthetic used for minor surgery administered SQ
What is lidocaine HCL 1%, 2%?

200

antipruritic
What is the class of drugs used to relieve itching?

200

muscle relaxants
What are valium and robaxin?

200

hour/hypodermic
What is the meaning of the abbreviation H?

200

adult dose x (weight / 150)= child's dose
What is the formula for clark's rule?

300

dilaudid
What is the brand name for the drug hydromorphone HCL?

300

antiseptic
What drug classification prevents the growth of microorganisms?

300

adriamycin, cytoxan, fluorouracil (5FU)
What are antineoplastic drugs?

300

capitol G can be use for both of these meanings
What is gram or gauge?

300

60mg / 5mg = 300 mg
What is and example of dosage based on weight?

400

prochlorperazine
What is the generic name for compazine?

400

reduces fever
What are antipyretics?

400

hypoglycemic drugs
What are precose and metformin?

400

1 drop or 2 or more drops
What does gt and gtt mean?

400

multiply weight in kg by 2.2
What is the formula to convert kilograms to pounds?

500

IM
What is the route used to administer lasix (furosemide) that's commonly used in medical offices?

500

used to prevent conception
What are contraceptives?

500

asprin, indocin, motrin, nalfon, and aleve are examples of this
What are antiinflammatory drugs?

500

the abbreviation for injection
What is the meaning for inj?

500

divide weight in pounds by 2.2
What is the formula for converting from pounds to kilograms?