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. Inscription
    B. Subscription
    C. Superscript
    D. Transcription (signature)
    A. Inscription
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  2. If generic substitution is permitted on a perscription:
    A. Any manufactured brand of the drug listed may be given
    B. Drug strength may be changed by the pharmacist
    C. Drug formulation may be changed by the pharmacist
    D. Drug from only one manufacturer must be given
    A. Any manufactured brand of the drug listed may be given
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  3. The study of drugs, including thier origin, properties, and interactions with living organisms, is known as:
    A. Pharmacology
    B. Pharmacogenetics
    C. Toxicology
    D. Therapeutics
    A. 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. Trade name
    C. Generic name
    D. Official name
    B. 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. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology
    C. Goodman & Gilman's The Parmacological Basis of Therapeutics
    D. Physician's Desk Referance (PDR)
    A. United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF)
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  6. Drugs may be obtained from which of the following sources?
    A. Plants, Animals, and Minerals
    B. Animals
    C. Minerals
    D. Plants
    A. Plants, Animals, and Minerals
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  7. The branch of the U.S. government responsible for the process of approving drugs for clinical use is the:
    A. PDR
    B. USP-NF
    C. USAN Council
    D. FDA
    D. FDA
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  8. An orphan drug ia a drug that:
    A. Is used for rare disease
    B. Is inexpensive to produce
    C. Is used for common disease
    D. Is not claimed by a drug manufacturer
    A. Is used for rare disease
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  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,III,IV, and V
    B. I,III,IV, and V only
    C. I,II, and III only
    D. I only
    B. I,III,IV, and V only
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  10. Drugs that are available to the general public without a prescription are known as:
    A. Illegal drugs
    B. Over-the-counter drugs
    C. Generic drugs
    D. Investigational drugs
    B. Over-the-counter drugs
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  11. Drugs delivered by oral or nasal inhalation are intended to;
    A. Increase heart function
    B. Improve blood flow throughout the body
    C. Relax patients and relieve anxiety
    D. Provide a local topical treatment in the respiratory tract
    D. Provide a local topical treatment in the respiratory tract
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  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,II,III, and IV
    B. I and III only
    C. I,II,III only
    D. I, IV only
    A. I,II,III, and IV
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  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,IV,V only
    C. II,III,IV, and V only
    D. I,II,III,IV, and V
    D. I,II,III,IV, and V
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  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 and III only
    B. I,II, and II only
    C. I and II only
    D. I,II,III, and IV
    D. I,II,III, and IV
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  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. I,II,III
    B. II,III,I
    C. III,I,II
    D. I,III,II
    C. III,I,II
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  16. In today's market, companies spend approximately how much money per new drug on research, development, preclin ical and postclinical trials?
    A. $90 million
    B. $2 million
    C. $10 million
    D. $900 million
    D. $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. Animal studies
    C. Investigational New Drug approval
    D. New drug Application
    B. Animal studies
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  18. Regaurding the therapeutic potential of a drug, the code "AA" symbolizes:
    A. Little or no therapeutic gain
    B. Modest therapeutic gain
    C. An important therapeutic gain over other drugs
    D. An important therapeutic gain, indicated for AIDS patients; "fast-track" drug
    D. An important therapeutic gain, indicated for AIDS patients; "fast-track" drug
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  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,II,III, and IV
    B. I and III only
    C. I only
    D. I and II only
    A. I,II,III, and IV
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  20. If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation qid, it should be administered:
    A. Every 4 hours
    B. Four times daily
    C. Every other day
    D. Every hour
    B. Four times daily
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  21. If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation ac, it should be administered:
    A. Before a meal
    B. At bedtime
    C. Every other hour
    D. Twice daily
    A. 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. po
    B. pr
    C. npo
    D. prn
    D. prn
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