Drug Forms I B Sc Nursing 1st Year I Foundations of Nursing I By Sana Madam
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Drug forms are an essential element of pharmacology, which is a branch of medical science that deals with the use, effects, and modes of action of drugs. In the field of nursing, understanding various drug forms is crucial as it helps in administering medication to patients effectively and safely. Drug forms can be classified into different categories such as liquids, solids, semi-solids, and gases.
Liquid drug forms include solutions, suspensions, emulsions, and syrups. Solutions are clear, homogenous mixtures of drugs and solvent, whereas suspensions are heterogeneous mixtures of drugs, solvent, and suspending agents. Emulsions are mixtures of two immiscible liquids, and syrups are sweetened solutions of drugs.
Solid drug forms include tablets, capsules, powders, and granules. Tablets are solid dosage forms that contain a single or multiple active ingredients. Capsules are gelatinous shells that enclose drugs in powder or liquid form. Powders and granules are finely divided solids that can be dissolved in water or other liquids.
Semi-solid drug forms include ointments, creams, and gels. Ointments are greasy, semi-solid preparations used for local application, whereas creams are water-based semi-solid preparations. Gels are semisolid or liquid preparations that can be applied to the skin or mucous membranes.
Gaseous drug forms include inhalants and anesthetics. Inhalants are gases or volatile liquids that are inhaled for therapeutic purposes. Anesthetics are gases or volatile liquids used to induce anesthesia.
In conclusion, drug forms are essential tools for nurses in the administration of medication. Understanding the different drug forms and their properties is crucial in ensuring safe and effective drug therapy for patients.