The listing of a drug and the amount of drug are found in which part of a perscription?
If generic substitution is permitted on a perscription:
C. Any manufactured brand of the drug listed may be given
The study of drugs, including thier origin, properties, and interactions with living organisms, is known as:
The brand name given to a drug by a particular manufacture is known as the drug's:
C. Trade name
To find official information about drugs (according to the FDA), you need to go to the:
B. United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP-NF)
Drugs may be obtained from which of the following sources?
C. Plants, Animals, and Minerals
The branch of the U.S. government responsible for the process of approving drugs for clinical use is the:
An orphan drug ia a drug that:
B. Is used for rare disease
Which of the following is/are autherized to write a prescription in the United States?
B. I,III,IV, and V only
Drugs that are available to the general public without a prescription are known as:
A. Over-the-counter drugs
Drugs delivered by oral or nasal inhalation are intended to;
B. Provide a local topical treatment in the respiratory tract
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
Which of the following classes of drugs can be aerosolized?
I. Antiasthmatic agents
II. Adrenergic agents
III. Antiinfective agents
IV. Mucoactive agents
B. I,II,III,IV, and V
Which of the following drug groups are important to respiratory and critical care, although they may or may not be available in aerosol form?
II. Antiarrhythmic agents
III Neuromuscular Blocking agents
IV. Anticoagulant and thrombolytic agents
D. I,II,III, and IV
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
In today's market, companies spend approximately how much money per new drug on research, development, preclin ical and postclinical trials?
D. $900 million
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
Regaurding the therapeutic potential of a drug, the code "AA" symbolizes:
D. An important therapeutic gain, indicated for AIDS patients; "fast-track" drug
Which of the follow m,ay be used when writing or preparing drug orders?
III. Metric mesasures
IV. Apothecary measures
A. I,II,III, and IV
If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation qid, it should be administered:
D. Four times daily
If a drug is ordered with the latin abbreviation ac, it should be administered:
B. Before a meal
If a physician desires a drug to be administered as needed, he or she should use which of the following abbreviations?