Who has the authority to add additional active ingredients to a previously approved pharmaceutical product
The prescriber of the medication is the only health care professional who is responsible for being aware of new medicaitons, laws, and restrictions
What system is the recommended method for maintaining security of controlled substances
Controlled substance records are to be kept for 10 years
The PDR, is a complete and comprehensive resource for all medications both prescription and over the counter.
Why is the risk of death higher with street drugs than with prescription medications?
A lack of control over quality, purity, and strength makes street drugs dangerous
Drug standards regulate drug manufacture so that medications of the same name will be of the same?
strength, purity, and quality
Requires labeling to indicate if a medication contained a "dangerous ingredient"
1906 Pure Food and Drug Act
The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 require what if a drug preparation contains morphine
Must have a label indicating the presence of morphine.
Identify a provision of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and its Amendment
new products are required to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Prior to the 1906 establishment of the U.S. Pharmcopeia, drug information was related by"
Passing to the next generation
The Controlled Substance Act may limit
The number of refills that can be filled in a 6-month time frame
Professionals that need a DEA number are
Pharmacist, Physicians, Vets
A DEA number represents
Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency
Prescriptions of the controlled substance listed in these schedules may not be called into the pharmacy
Schedule 1, 2, and 3
Prescriptions of the controlled substances listed in which of these schedules MAY be called into the pharmacy by health care workers other than the prescriber
Schedules 2 through 4
Prescriptions of the controlled substances listed in thses schedules may be refilled up to five times in 6 months
Schedules 3,4, and 5
The least desirabel infomration source regarding drugs is a
Which act estabelished the USP and NF
1906 Pure Food and Drug Act
Drug used to treat a disease that affects only a small number of people
This legislation provides for financial incentives to be provided to pharmaceutical companies for the development of medications that would otherwise be unprofitable becasue they are designed to treat diseases that only affect a small number of people
!983 Orphan Drug Act
The name by which the pharmaceutical company identifies its product, is copyrighted, and used exclusively by the company with a capitalized first letter
Name is the exact molecular formula of the drug
The product contains 300 mg of actaminophen with 30 mg codeine
Trade name Tylenol No 3
Drugs with no purchasing restrictions by the FDA
OTC/over the counter drugs
Name the characterisitcs of a good drug reference for health care providers
current information as drug info is constantly changing
concise and easily understood info
info on safe and common dosing
Info to be inculded on a drug card
special instructions on administration
Damage to the eighth cranial nerve, resulting in impaired hearing and ringing in the ears
Damage to the kidneys that results in impaired kidney function, decreased urinary output, and renal failure is
A list of possible unpleasant or dangerous secondary effects, other than the desired effect is
adverse reactions and side effects
A broad subcategory of drugs that affects the body in similar ways is called
Conditions for which the drug shoud NOT be given are
Medical conditions or diseases for which a drug is intended to be used are referred to as
Drugs or foods that may alter the effect of a drug and are not given during the same course of therapy are
Characteristics of the PDR
Contains comprehensive cross-reference of drugs, including photographs