pharm. tech. final.
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pharm. tech. final.
theory/brands & generics final
twice a day
nothing by mouth
four times a day
less than 15 mins
three times a day
intensive care unit
zyrtec, claritin, allegra are all what?
xanax is for what?
naprosyn is for what?
pdr stands for what?
physicians' desk reference
1951 durham humphrey amendment was made for what?
caution: federal law prohibits w/out Rx
(food and drug administration) protects the public
(drug enforcement administration) controlles the distribution of controlled substances
what does the letter "C" identify in a pharmacy?
what did the poison prevention act of 1970 address in pharmacy?
child safe caps
what is a monograph?
what cant a pharm. tech. do?
cannot councel patients/ take Rx over the phone
what does expiration date represent?
the 3 major categories of dosage forms are what?
solids, semi-solids, liquids
which drugs are schedule IV drugs?
benzodiazepines (example: valium)
CII represents the _______ abuse potential in regards to _________.
highest, narcotics (5 refills/6 months. which ever comes first)
levels are counted and logged each time a _______________ is _______ from or _____ back to the pharmacy stock.
controlled substance, removed, added
hwo many person check system when dealing with narcotics?
2 person check
define extended release.
a drug to be distributed over a set time
can extended release meds be crushed?
what is a spansule?
a capsule that can be pulled apart & put in another. time release.
syrups are _____ base, whereas elixirs have an _______ or _______ and _____ base.
sugar, alcohol, alcohol, water.
name 10 routes of administration:
parenteral (IV, IM, SQ)
analgesic is a what?
antipyretic is a what?
sudafed is a _________ and how much can a customer buy in a 30 day period?
decongestant, 9 grams
vertical flow hood blow from where to where?
top to bottom
horizontal flow hood blow from where to where?
back to front
_____ _____ in a hospital setting contain life saving drugs.
what is a formulary?
list of drugs that the insurance/hospital will cover
faxed scheduled __ medications must be followed by a written hard copy triplicate (DEA form ___) within _ days for the amount dispensed.
II, 224, 7
where does nosocomial infections originate?
hospitals (from extended stays)
which law mandates pharmacist to counsel new Rx?
all drugs in a _____ ____ should be for rapid administration and are __.
crash cart, IV
what is nitroglycerin for?
angina (chest pain). too late if patient is having a heart attack.
what is an auxiliary label?
warning/ instruction labels
name 6 rights of the patient.
meds, dose, time, price, dosage from, patient
a very dangerous drug to drug interaction is _______ and _______.
what auxiliary labels should be placed on a suspension?
exp. date, shake well, refridgerate
a glass compounding slab is used for what?
mixing ointments and creams
what are the parts of a needle?
always use ____ ____ syringes and needles in an __ __________ pharmacy.
luer lock, IV compounding
the smallest filter is _____ filter in a pharmacy.
new __________ ____ must be placed on any drug that must be ________ before administration.
expiration dates, defrosted
the ____ filter filters ____% to ____% of all particles and bacteria greater than or equal to ____ ______ in diameter.
heap, 99.97% to 99.99%, 0.2 microns.
a ______ needle must be used when withdrawing a solution from an ampule.
tpn stands for?
total parenteral nutrition
what are the 2 main ingredients to a tpn?
dextrose and amino acids
what other drugs besides electrolytes and base solutions can be added to a tpn?
insilin, heprin, h2 blockers ranitidine
to clean an IV hood you must clean the hood starting from the back side, ___ to ______. then from the left or right corner of the work surface towards you from ____ to _____.
top, bottom, back, front
2 CII barbiturates are.
seconal and nembutal
the top 4 SSRIs:
otc stands for what?
over the counter
who assigns the "brand names"?
who assigns the "generic names"
not all generic drugs are _____________ to brand name drugs.
how to calculate DEA#.
DEA# - AJ1234892
first letter can be either A, B, F, or M
second letter is the 1st letter of the prescriber's last name
add the first, third, and fifth numbers.
add the second, forth, and sixth numbers then multiply by 2
add the 2 sums together
the last digit from your total will be the last digit in your DEA#
components of the NDC#.
1st set of #
: manufacturer (assigned by FDA)
2nd set of #
: product code
3rd set of #
: package code (package size and type)
(G) brompheniramine & phenylpropanolamine
(G) fluphenazine hydrochloride
(G) guaifenesin syrup / codeine
(G) valproic acid
(G) protriptyline hydrochloride
(G) fexofenadine hydrochloride
(G) dextromethorphan syrup