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105 Cards in this Set

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When dispinsing Ventolin inhaler, how often must the patient Package insert (PP) be included with the drug product?
every time the prescription is dispensed
Penicillin VK 250 mg tabs po quid for 10 days; If the patient cannot swallow tablets and requests a liquid dosage form, what volume of 250mg/5ml supension should be dispenssed?
Name a drug that requires a follow-up "cover" prescription when dispensed as a verbal order?
THe expiration date on a bottle of Cipro 500mg tablets states 4/04. WHen does this drug expire?
midnight 4/30/04
What volume of a 2% erythromycin solution can be made from 15gm of erythromycin powder?
The middle set of digits in a National Drug Code(NDC) number represents:
the product strength and dosage form
Estraderm is available in which dosage form?
Pseudoephedrine, a common ingredient in cold preparations, is contraindicated in which specific disease state?
Which drug agency is responsible to regulate medical devices?
If Domeboro tablets are received from the wholesaler, where should they be stocked?
where the Bacitracin ointment is stored
Name a medication which must be crushed?
Ecotrin 325mg
The directions for use of a medication is "i si prn". The meaning of "si" is?
under the tongue
What type of prescription balance must be used for compouding 120gms of a 1% topical antifungal cream?
class A prescription balance
What type of measuring device should be used to measure 3ml of a liquid for compounding?
10ml cylindrical gradute
grinding of tablets into a fine powder in a porcelain lortar is an example of?
Amoxicillin oral suspension is stable in a refrigerator for how many days after reconstitution?
14 days
Normal Slaine (N.S.) contains:?
0.9 % NaCl
Digoxin belongs to which drug classification?
cardiac glycoside
What is the brand name for benzodiazepine?
Name a drug that is likely to cause a photosensitivity reaction?
What drug in a dose of 20mg qd, is used to treat dyspepsia?
The directions for use for Timoptic is ii gtts os bid. What is the meaning of os?
left eye
What is the Latin abbreviaiton for "after meals"?
An order reads "Tylenol 325mg PR q4h prn." What dosage form should tbe dispensed?
A pharmacy technician repacks bulk solid dosage forms into unit dosed packages. What expiration date will appear on the package?
50% of labeled expiration date to a maximum of 1 year
The abbreviation "PCN" means what?
What drug is used as a "RESCUE" from toxicity of methotrexate?
A patient hands you an empty vial of Ritalin and asked for the Rx to be refilled. What should you do?
tell the patient that the medication is not refillable
What is the proper procedure for cleaning a laminar flow hood?
clean the hood from side to side starting from the back of the hood towards the front of the hood
Which procedure would you not do when opening an ampule?
after wiping with an alcohol pad, dry the neck with a paper towel
How far within a hood should the pharmacy technician work?
at least 6 inches within the hood
What size filter is considered a sterilizing filter?
0.22 micron
How often must a laminar flow hood be checked?
every 6 months
How long may a schedule II drug be refilled?
no refills
If a prescription states "refill prn," for how long may this Rx be refilled?
1 year
Name a coronary vasodilator..
What ratio of 25% dextrose and 10% DEXTROSE SHOULD BE MIXED TO MAKE A 20% DEXTROSE SOLUTION?
How many 100mg tablets will be needed to make 1/2 liter of a 1:250 solution?
20 tablets
Codeine, meperidine and oxycodone all belong to which controlled schedule?
Schedule II
A physician prescribes Ceclor 375mg po bid. What is wrong with this prescription?
the Rx lacks a duration of therapy
How often must controlled sunstances be physically inventoried?
once every 2 years
Name two drug classes that have cross sensitivity...
penicillin and cephalosporin
Which government agency is responsible for safety in the workplace?
Which dosage form is formulated to dissolve in the intestine rather than the stomach?
Determine the flow rate of an IVPB containing 120ml of gentamicin, if the solution is to be infused over a 1 hour period and the administration set is calibrated to deliver 10 drops per ml.
20 gtts/min
A piggyback had 50ml of antibiotic infusing at a rate of 30 gtts/min. How long will it take for this solution to be administered if the set is calibrated to deliver 15 gtts/ml?
25 minutes
How many 10 mg minoxidil tablets would be needed to make 60 ml of a 2 % solution?
120 tablets
Which nongovernmental agency is responsible for the accreditation of institutional settings?
The process whereby a drug crosses a membrane into the blood stream is called:
What solution is recommended for cleaning a laminar flow hood?
isopropyl alcohol
IF a manufacturer's labeling results in a temporary adverse health consequence, what type of FDA recall would be instituted?
Class II
IS the following an acceptable or unacceptable DEA #: AH3126426?
A compounded prescription requires using 12 capsules costing $30.00 per 50 capsules and 120gm of an ointment base costing $7.50 per pound. If a $5.00 dispensing fee is included, how much should the patient be charged?
At which temperature should procaine penicillin G be stored?
2-8 degrees Centigrade
What is the definition of "controlled room temperature?
15-30 degrees Centigrade
What characterisitic is not important when preparing an IV admixture?
Which drug information source would the pharmacy tech. check for a possible drug interaction?
Facts and comparisions
Insulin is to added to an IV admixture. What type of insulin may be used?
The process whereby a drug is transformed by the liver is called:
What is "Syrup of Ipecac" indicated for?
to induce vomiting
A patient enters the pharmacy complaining of persistent heartburn. The pharmacy technician should;
tell the patient to speak to the pharmacist
Which of the following duties may a pharmacy technician not do?
accept a verbal order from a physician
Who implements formulary review?
P+T Committee
Suprax suspension requires which auxiliary label?
Shake Well
Cleocin suspension is available in a concentration of 75mg/5ml.How many ml are required for a 300mg dose?
Tagamet IV has been ordered to run at 2.5 drops/min. It contains 875mg of Tagamet in a total of 250ml. How many milligrams of Tagamet will the patient receive per hour of the set is calibrated to deliver 15 gtts/ml?
Another pharmacy calls for a copy of an Rx and the pharmacist is busy counselling a patient. The pahr. tech should:
tell them that the pharmacist is busy and to call back later
Digoxin is available in alconcentration of 0.1mg/ml. How many ml are required to administer a 75mcg dose?
Heparin is available in a vial labeled 20,000U/ml. How many ml are required for a 12,500U dose?
Mylanta and Donnatal are to be combined in a 2:1 ratio. How much of each is required to make a 90ml of the suspension?
The directions for use of a medication are "ii gtts au q4hx5d." The proper interpretation of "au" is:
in both ears
What is the proper method of measuring a liquid in a graduated cylinder?
hold at eye level and read the bottom of the meniscus
The purpose of OSHA is to:
assure a safe workplace
According to federal law, controlled substances must be safeguarded by:
dispensing records, storage records and inventory records, NOT transport records
The process of producing a smooth dispersion of a drug with a spatula is called:
Which of the following groups is usually not a member of the P+T Committee?
dental representative
The purpose of the P+T Committee is to:
establish and maintain drug formularysystem,recommend policies regarding investigational drugs, collect data from drug utilization review
Name a three beta blocking agents.
Normodyne, Tenormin, Lopressor
The AWP for a gallon (3785ml) of antihistamine/antitussive cough syrup is $18.75, with an additional 20% discount from the wholesaler. What is the cost of 1 pint of th emedication?
The "C" designation for the controlled substances must appear on a controlled prescription:
in red in the lower right hand corner of the Rx
The device that links computers via communication lines is called the:
A MSDS provided what type of product information?
information regarding product ingredients
The directions a prescription for prednisone 5mg tablets reads: Sig:2tabs po bid for 3 days, 3 tabs po qd for 2 days, 2 tabs po qd for 2 days, 1 tab po qd for 1 day then 1/2 tab po qd for 1 day. How Many tablets should be dispensed?
24 tablets
A vial of reconstituted Adriamycin breaks inside a vertical flow hood. What should the
clean up the spill with a "spill kit"
The Roamn numerals XLII is equivalent to :
The is asked to assist in the compounding of a lotion. In what drug information source would this information be looked up?
Remington's Pharmaceutical Sciences
If a pahr. tech. discovers a medication has expired, he/she should:
follow the manufacturers return policy
What protective apparel must be worn when reconstituting a chemotherapeutic agent?
2 pair of gloves, a gown and mask
1+1/2 tablespoonsful is equivalent to how many ml?
How many ounces are contained in one pint?
Heparin belongs to which pharmacological category?
When a drug is filtered by the kidney int othe bladder, this process is called:
The computer program used for dispensing medication in the pharmacy setting is referred to as:
Goals, Policies, Procedures, and Mission Statements are all examples of:
strategic planning
THe drug Pronestyl is ...
an antiarrhythmic
The dispensing label on an outpatient pharmacy prescription requires:
legal name of pharmacy and address
A TPN order is to contain 2mg/l of folic acid. If the stock vial of Folic acid contains 5mg/ml, what volume would be required to prepare 3000ml of TNP
1.2 ml
Efudex cream
should be applied with gloves or a nonmetalic object
Therapeutic equivalency indicates that the two drugs...
have the same quantity of active ingredient
Material management refers to
the drug procurement process, inventory control, and drug storage
The red "C" in the lower right corner of a prescription designates that the drug is:
Schedule II,III,IV, or V controlled substances
Carbamazepine is an ...
The appearance of crystals in mannitol injection indicates:
that the solution is cold and the crystals may be redissolved
The phar. tech is asked to divide 5 liters of Nilstat suspension into an equal number of 10ml and 15 ml unit dose dispensing cups. How many 10 ml dispensing cups can be made from this quantity of suspension?
The initial dose of aminophylline for a non-smoking adult is 0.7mg/kg/hr for 12 hours. How many ml of an IV solution containing 400mg per 100ml would be required for a 154lbs male over this 12 hour period?