Oral Solutions

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Oral Solutions
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2010-04-19 11:47:10
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Pharmaceutics Exam IV
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Pharmaceutics Exam IV
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  1. Which of the followin dosage forms has the most rapid absorption rate?
    A. Emulsion
    B. Oral Solution
    C. Suspension
    D. Immediate release tablet
    E. Sustained release tablet
    B. Oral solution
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. dehydrated alcohol, USP Contains...
    A. >94.9~96% C2H5OH by volume (v/v)
    B. 100% C2H5OH by volume (v/v)
    C. >99.5% C2H5OH by volume (v/v)
    D. >99.9% C2H5OH by volume (v/v)
    C. >99.5% C2H5OH by volume (v/v)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Purified water, USP can be used for parenteral formulations (T/F)
    False
  4. During the preparation of purified water using the distillation method, only the first portion (10-20%) should be discarded (T/F)
    False
  5. Preservatives are not needed in syrups (T/F)
    False
  6. Dehydrated alcohol, USP can be used in oral solutions (T/F)
    True
  7. Diluted alcohol, NF can be used in oral solutions (T/F)
    True
  8. Four advantages of oral solutions in comparison to solid oral dosage forms
    • 1. Easier to swallow
    • 2. Good absorption in GI
    • 3. Reduced irritation for certain drugs
    • 4. Homogenous system
  9. Four disadvantages of oral solutions in comparison to solid oral dosage forms
    • 1. bulky, inconvienient to transport and store
    • 2. poor stability
    • 3. preservative is needed
    • 4. unpleasant tast is more pronounced
  10. How many grams of sodium chloride are needed to make 250 mL of 12% Sodium Chloride solution?
    • 12% = 12g/100mL
    • 12g/xg = 100ml/250ml
    • x=30g

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