PHA 327 - Exam 2 - Powders 4

  1. A mixture of Sodium bicarbonate, Tartaric acid and Citric acid crystals is an example of what type of powder mixture?
    Effervescent salt
  2. What was the example of an effervescent salt given in class?
    • Sodium bicarbonate
    • Tartaric acid
    • Citric Acid crystals
  3. What must happen to make an effervescent salt effervesce?
    You must add water
  4. What characteristics should be present in a dusting powder?
    • Homogenous
    • Free from irritation
    • Free flowing
    • Uniform spreading and covering capabilities
    • Good adsorb and absorption
  5. What are powders that are used to clean teeth called?
  6. What is a dentifrice?
    A powder used to clean teeth
  7. What should be incorporated into a dentifrice to impart cleaning properties?
    • Small quantity abrasives
    • Detergents
  8. What type of powder contains small amounts of abrasives and detergents?
  9. What are examples (as given in class) of abrasives used for Dentifrices?
    • Calcium Carbonate
    • Dibasic calcium phosphate
  10. Why would you used Calcium carbonate or Dibasic calcium phosphate in a dentifrice?
    For abrasion
  11. What are Insufflations?
    Finely divided powders that are intended for use in body cavities (tooth sockets, ears, nose and throat)
  12. What is the term for a finely divided powder that is used for application to body cavities, like tooth sockets, ears, nose and throat?
  13. What are examples (as given in class) of powder aerosols?
    • Antiperspirants
    • Deodorants
  14. Antiperspirants and Deodorants are examples of what type of powder?
    Powder Aerosols
  15. How can powders be used as an aerosol?
    In pressurized push button containers
  16. What is Nystatin Topical powder used for?
    Treatment of mycotic infections
  17. What is Polymixin B Sulfate and Bacitracin Zinc topical powder used for?
    Topical anti-infective
  18. What is Ampicillin soluble powder used for?
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PHA 327 - Exam 2 - Powders 4
PHA 327 - Exam 2 - Powders 4