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Respiratory System

April M

This puzzle contains a variety of questions for medictions and vocabualry words used for the respiratory system.

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1.caused by pollen or a foreign substance
4.acute inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose
5.progressive lung disease caused by cigarettes, atomospheric contaminants, or lack of alpha 1 protein
6.COPD characterized by period of bronchospasm resulting in wheezing and difficulty breathing
7.a schedule II narcotic antitussive
10.used if asthma is unresponsive to bronchodilator therapy
14.inflammation of the throat or sore throat
15.a second generation antihistamine used for allergic rhinitis and urticaria with few anticholinergic effects
17.inflammation of the mucous membranes of the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid, etc
21.do not confuse this drug with atrovent
22.may increase the effect of the theophylline group and cause toxcity
23.a chemical mediator that can cause inflammatory changes in the lung
24.inflammatory disorder of teh airway walls triggered by stress, allergens, and pollutants.
25.drowsiness is a major side effect of this type of drug
26.suppresses the cough reflex
27.lung tissue is exposed to extrinsic or intrinsic factors that stimulate a bronchoconstrictive response
28.increases the level of CAMP resulting in bronchodilation
2.decrease in total lung capacity due to fluid accumulation or loss of elasticity of the lung.
3.used for prophylactic treatment of bronchial asthma and must be taken daily
5.loosen bronchial secretions so they can be elminated by coughing
8.do not confuse this drug with isordil
9.can be used as an antidote for acetaminophen overdose if given within 12 to 24 hours
11.most common risk factor for COPD
12.methylxanthine derivative which includes aminophylline, theophylline and caffeine
13.non-prescription medicines you purchase from your local store
16.act like detergents to liquefy and loosen thick mucous secretions so they can be expectorated
18.abnormal dilation of the bronchi and bronchioles secondary to infection and inflammation
19.for dry unproductive cough
20.an herb that can be used as a nasal decongestant
24.a selective beta 2 drug that is effective for treatment of control of asthma by causing bronchodilation

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