Pharmacology CH1

  1. The listing of a drug and the amount of drug are found in which part of a perscription?

    C. Inscription
  2. If generic substitution is permitted on a perscription:

    C. Any manufactured brand of the drug listed may be given
  3. The study of drugs, including thier origin, properties, and interactions with living organisms, is known as:

    A. Pharmacology
  4. The brand name given to a drug by a particular manufacture is known as the drug's:

    C. Trade name
  5. To find official information about drugs (according to the FDA), you need to go to the:

    B. United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF)
  6. Drugs may be obtained from which of the following sources?

    C. Plants, Animals, and Minerals
  7. The branch of the U.S. government responsible for the process of approving drugs for clinical use is the:

    D. FDA
  8. An orphan drug ia a drug that:

    B. Is used for rare disease
  9. Which of the following is/are autherized to write a prescription in the United States?
    I. Physician
    II. Chiropractor
    III. Dentist
    V. Veterinarian

    B. I,III,IV, and V only
  10. Drugs that are available to the general public without a prescription are known as:

    A. Over-the-counter drugs
  11. Drugs delivered by oral or nasal inhalation are intended to;

    B. Provide a local topical treatment in the respiratory tract
  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

    C. I,II,III, and IV
  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

    B. I,II,III,IV, and V
  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

    D. I,II,III, and IV
  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

    B. III,I,II
  16. In today's market, companies spend approximately how much money per new drug on research, development, preclin ical and postclinical trials?

    D. $900 million
  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?

    B. Animal studies
  18. Regaurding the therapeutic potential of a drug, the code "AA" symbolizes:

    D. An important therapeutic gain, indicated for AIDS patients; "fast-track" drug
  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
  20. If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation qid, it should be administered:

    D. Four times daily
  21. If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation ac, it should be administered:

    B. Before a meal
  22. If a physician desires a drug to be administered as needed, he or she should use which of the following abbreviations?

    B. prn
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Pharmacology CH1