The Role of Medicines (19.1)

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Notes for Chapter 19 lesson 1, "The Role of Medicines".

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The Role of Medicines (19.1)
  1. Types of Medicines

    Annotations:

    • -Medicines that help disease -Medicines that fight pathogens -Medicines that relieve pain and other symptoms -Medicines that manage chronic conditions, help maintain or restore health, and regulate body's systems
    1. Preventing disease
      1. Vaccines
        1. Antitoxins
      2. Fighting Pathogens
        1. Antibiotics
          1. Antivirals and Antifungals
        2. Relieving Pain
          1. Pain Reliever Dependence
          2. Managing Chronic Conditions
            1. Allergy Medicines
              1. Body-Regulating Medicines
                1. Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Medicines
                  1. Cancer Treatment Medicines
            2. Taking Medications

              Annotations:

              • -Oral medicines -Topical medicines -Inhaled medicines -Injected medicines
              1. Reacting to Medications
                1. Medicine Interactions
                  1. Tolerance and Withdrawal

                    Annotations:

                    • Tolerance: a condition in which the body becomes used to the effect of a medicine. Withdrawal: something that occurs when a person stops using a medicine on which they have become physiologically dependent.
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