Pharmacology is the study of drugs.
Medical Uses for Drugs
There are so many different kinds of drugs that it's helpful to organize them into recognizable groups so we can tell what they do.
When a new drug is approved, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives the manufacturer a patent to protect their investment in the drug's development.
Unlike other medications that fall under the FDA's authority.
To help prevent prescription drug abuse, and especially to tackle the nation’s unprecedented opioid epidemic, many states are instituting prescription drug monitoring programs.
Care must be taken when documenting in the electronic health record.
Learn the difference between prescription and over the counter drugs.
Here are the parts of a handwritten prescription.