Pharmaceutical Drugs: Definition & Types


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Antibiotics are drugs that:

I. Kill bacteria

II. Inhibit the growth of bacteria

III. Are intended to stop seizures

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1. Which of the following pharmaceutical drugs would you use to stop a seizure?

2. During heart failure, doctors may give:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Explore the quiz/worksheet combo so you can see what you know about pharmaceutical drugs. The meaning of pharmaceutical and the different types of drugs are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can see how much you know about:

  • A pharmaceutical drug that stops seizures
  • What antibiotics are
  • The meaning of the term 'pharmaceutical drug'
  • Drug type that helps suppress cough
  • Drug for heart failure

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on kinds of pharmaceutical drugs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what antibiotics are
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of pharmaceutical drugs

Additional Learning

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  • Drugs that help the lungs
  • The importance of pharmaceutical drugs
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