October 22, 2019

prescriptions

hello guyzz here we will study about prescriptions chapter from diploma in pharmacy second year,here we will clear some important points with simple language so that easy to understand and score good marks in exam.we will aware that provide you all important topics from prescriptions chapter.

Reading and understanding of presciptions

PRESCRIPTION-A prescription is a written order ,from a registered medical practitioner/physician /a dentist/(doctor) containing instructions like mode of administration/(intake) of drug.

Parts of a prescription-

An ideal prescription contain following parts.

a}Superscription

b}Inscription

c}Subscription

d}Signature

a)Superscription

 

superscription is a first part of prescription  in which

1.  it consist of name, qualification and address,sex  of the patient

2.it consist physician name qualification and address for the identity of prescriber/doctor.

3.date helps to judge the time interval of drug administration.

4.it consist of  the symbol Rx. R stands for the Latin word recipe meaning “take thou of

all of  this above points are essential in prescription of  superscription point .

b)Inscription

This is he body of prescription contains official English names and amount of each drug for intake

.first letter of drug should be in a capital.if there is 2 or more drugs it should be in ideal order.

in this doses of drug are also available for patient.doses should be in metric system.

c)Subscription

it contains direction for the pharmacist to tell them how drugs are make .like how much ingredient are should used to make in proper portion e.g small quantity of drug for small kids it differs for adults.

in short in this contain procedure  and quantity for making of capsules and tablets etc.

d)signature

in this contain directions for the patient  regarding uses of medicines. the directions should  be in simple  complete and easy to understand by patient. it also contain signature of the doctor /prescriber/physician for to take any narcotic drugs.

occasionally this part is also called as transcription.

the last part signature of physician is necessary for completing prescription.

here are some things should take care while handling the prescription

Handling the prescription

while handling the prescription 1.never show carelessness

2.in hospital prescription should be go in the right hand (who are lot of experienced pharmacist)

3.prescription give in three slips ,one slip to the patient the second is attach to the prescription and third is to the final  container .this will ensure identification.

Latin terms used in prescriptions

the following Latin words are specific and limited cause these are important in exams ,that return in exams.

1.Aqua=                                           water

2.Ante=                                           before

3.Cibos=                                          before meal

4.Cohleare=                                    one table spoonful

5.post cibos=                                  after meal

6.Ante cibos=                                 before meal

7.Mitte=                                          send

8.semi hora=                                 half an hour

9.ex lacte=                                     with milk

10.hora somni=                           at bed time

11.pasta=                                       paste

12.pulvis=                                    a powder

13.charta=                                   a powder

14.mane=                                    in the morning

15.nocte=                                    at night

16.more dicto=                       as directed

17.si opus sit=                         when necessary

18.tussi urgente=                   when the cough is troublesome

19.oculis=                                for the eyes

20.lente=                                 slowly

 

 

hope  you like it and it is easy to understand ,you will get last 5 years question papers on our site of diploma i pharmacy first year as well as second year.

 

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