Pharmacology CH1

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Pharmacology CH1
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  1. The listing of a drug and the amount of drug are found in which part of a perscription?
    A. Superscript
    B. Subscription
    C. Transcription (signature)
    D. Inscription
    D. Inscription
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. If generic substitution is permitted on a perscription:
    A. Drug from only one manufacturer must be given
    B. Drug formulation may be changed by the pharmacist
    C. Any manufactured brand of the drug listed may be given
    D. Drug strength may be changed by the pharmacist
    C. Any manufactured brand of the drug listed may be given
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The study of drugs, including thier origin, properties, and interactions with living organisms, is known as:
    A. Toxicology
    B. Therapeutics
    C. Pharmacogenetics
    D. Pharmacology
    D. Pharmacology
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  4. The brand name given to a drug by a particular manufacture is known as the drug's:
    A. Chemical name
    B. Generic name
    C. Official name
    D. Trade name
    D. Trade name
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  5. To find official information about drugs (according to the FDA), you need to go to the:
    A. United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF)
    B. Physician's Desk Referance (PDR)
    C. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
    D. Goodman & Gilman's The Parmacological Basis of Therapeutics
    A. United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Drugs may be obtained from which of the following sources?
    A. Animals
    B. Plants, Animals, and Minerals
    C. Plants
    D. Minerals
    B. Plants, Animals, and Minerals
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The branch of the U.S. government responsible for the process of approving drugs for clinical use is the:
    A. USP-NF
    B. USAN Council
    C. FDA
    D. PDR
    C. FDA
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  8. An orphan drug ia a drug that:
    A. Is not claimed by a drug manufacturer
    B. Is inexpensive to produce
    C. Is used for rare disease
    D. Is used for common disease
    C. Is used for rare disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following is/are autherized to write a prescription in the United States?
    I. Physician
    II. Chiropractor
    III. Dentist
    IV.Osteopath
    V. Veterinarian
    A. I,II, and III only
    B. I only
    C. I,II,III,IV, and V
    D. I,III,IV, and V only
    D. I,III,IV, and V only
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Drugs that are available to the general public without a prescription are known as:
    A. Illegal drugs
    B. Investigational drugs
    C. Generic drugs
    D. Over-the-counter drugs
    D. Over-the-counter drugs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Drugs delivered by oral or nasal inhalation are intended to;
    A. Improve blood flow throughout the body
    B. Provide a local topical treatment in the respiratory tract
    C. Increase heart function
    D. Relax patients and relieve anxiety
    B. Provide a local topical treatment in the respiratory tract
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The advantages of delivering drugs by oral or nasal inhulation include which of the following?
    I. Aerosal doses are smaller than those administered systematically
    II. Sideeffects are usually fewer and less severe
    III. The onset of action is rapid
    IV. The delivery process is painless, relatively safe, and usually more convenient
    A. I, IV only
    B. I and III only
    C. I,II,III only
    D. I,II,III, and IV
    D. I,II,III, and IV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which of the following classes of drugs can be aerosolized?
    I. Antiasthmatic agents
    II. Adrenergic agents
    III. Antiinfective agents
    IV. Mucoactive agents
    V. Corticosteroids
    A. I and II only
    B. II,III,IV, and V only
    C. II,IV,V only
    D. I,II,III,IV, and V
    D. I,II,III,IV, and V
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which of the following drug groups are important to respiratory and critical care, although they may or may not be available in aerosol form?
    I. Diuretics
    II. Antiarrhythmic agents
    III Neuromuscular Blocking agents
    IV. Anticoagulant and thrombolytic agents
    A. I,II,III, and IV
    B. I,II, and II only
    C. I and II only
    D. I and III only
    A. I,II,III, and IV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Place the following phases of Investigational New Drug (IND) approval in the correct order:
    I. The drug is investigated as a treatment for a small number of individuals with the disease the drug is intended to treat
    II. Thge drug is investigated in large, multicenter studies to establishe efficancy and safety
    III. The drug is investigated in small groups of healthy volunteers to establish its activity
    A. III,I,II
    B. II,III,I
    C. I,III,II
    D. I,II,III
    A. III,I,II
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. In today's market, companies spend approximately how much money per new drug on research, development, preclin ical and postclinical trials?
    A. $900 million
    B. $10 million
    C. $90 million
    D. $2 million
    A. $900 million
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  17. Toxicology studies as well as the effects of a new drug on such organs as the liver and kidneys occure during wich step of the approval process in the United States?
    A. Chemical identification
    B. New drug Application
    C. Animal studies
    D. Investigational New Drug approval
    C. Animal studies
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  18. Regaurding the therapeutic potential of a drug, the code "AA" symbolizes:
    A. Modest therapeutic gain
    B. Little or no therapeutic gain
    C. An important therapeutic gain, indicated for AIDS patients; "fast-track" drug
    D. An important therapeutic gain over other drugs
    C. An important therapeutic gain, indicated for AIDS patients; "fast-track" drug
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Which of the follow m,ay be used when writing or preparing drug orders?
    I. Latin
    II. English
    III. Metric mesasures
    IV. Apothecary measures
    A. I and II only
    B. I,II,III, and IV
    C. I only
    D. I and III only
    B. I,II,III, and IV
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation qid, it should be administered:
    A. Every other day
    B. Every hour
    C. Every 4 hours
    D. Four times daily
    D. Four times daily
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation ac, it should be administered:
    A. Twice daily
    B. Every other hour
    C. At bedtime
    D. Before a meal
    D. Before a meal
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  22. If a physician desires a drug to be administered as needed, he or she should use which of the following abbreviations?
    A. pr
    B. po
    C. npo
    D. prn
    D. prn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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