pharmacy terminology

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1. strength

1.1. Concentration of the drug in a dosage form (or its potency)

2. dose

2.1. Amount of drug which is taken each time. It should be safe and effective

3. Dose Regimen

3.1. It is the systematized dosage schedule or frequency of use of the drug

4. bioavailability

4.1. The rate and extent of absorption of the drug

5. quality

5.1. It is the intrinsic characters of the product which satisfy the user’s need

6. quality control

6.1. Physical or chemical test used to ensure the required specification of a raw material or a dosage form

7. Pharmacopoeia

7.1. An important reference is put by highly specialized persons in pharmacy and medicine to give specifications needed for

8. Stability of pharmaceutical product

8.1. The ability of the formulation, in a specific container closure system, to remain within, the defined specifications till the end of the stated dating, under defined storage conditions

9. Shelf Stability

9.1. The stability of the drug product at ambient room temperature (15-30 ͦ C)

10. Expiration Date

10.1. The date placed on the container label of a product through which the product is expected to remain within specifications

11. Shelf-life

11.1. The interval of time that a drug product is expected to remain within specifications as determined from stability studies on a limited number of batches of the product

12. storage

12.1. The term is used to describe safe keeping of starting materials, packaging materials and finished products in drug stores, pharmacies, hospitals…etc. under the specified conditions

13. Storage Conditions

13.1. The conditions specified for storing the product, e.g. temperature, humidity, container, and light

14. pharmacy orientation

14.1. it means to be familiar with all aspects of pharmacy profession & education

15. pharmacy

15.1. It is a health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and aims to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs

15.2. Is the science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines

16. pharmacist

16.1. He is the one who is educated and licensed to dispense drugs and to provide drug information

17. drug

17.1. Is a material that has a Drug pharmacological effect

18. Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API)

18.1. A drug substance is the API or component that produces pharmacological activity

19. Inactive Ingredient

19.1. A material which has no therapeutic activity

20. excipient

20.1. Anything other than the drug substance in the dosage form

21. Drug Product

21.1. A dosage form containing one or more active ingredients along with other substances included during the manufacturing process

22. Dosage Forms

22.1. Refers to the gross physical form in which a drug is administered to or used by patient

23. medicine

23.1. When a drug is packed, labeled and dispensed

24. therapy

24.1. Treatment of a disease

25. Pharmacotherapeutics

25.1. Application of drugs for treatment of diseases

26. Storage Temperature

26.1. The actual storage temperature (numerical) used during stability studies