PTCB DRUG TEST #1
Which of these drugs has the active component rosuvastatin?
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor rosuvastatin is used to treat excessive blood cholesterol levels.
It is the active ingredient in the Crestor medication.
A pharmacy technician is instructed to distribute 250mL of a solution containing 0.05g of medication per 5mL. How many milligrams of medication are required to fulfill this prescription's requirements?
There are 50 doses in a 250mL solution (250mL / 5mL).
Each 5mL dose contains 0.05 grams (50mg)
As a result, 250mL contains 2,500mg of medicine (50 doses x 50mg).
The cost of a pharmacy balance is $49.99. What is the mark-up % value if the pharmacy's cost price is 28.79 per piece?
Which of these is a brand name for levodopa, the active ingredient?
The active ingredient of the drug Inbrija is levodopa, which is used to treat Parkinson's disease.
What is the active ingredient in the Zoloft medication?
Sertraline, the main ingredient in the drug Zoloft, is an SSRI antidepressant.
How much Lidocaine is needed to make a 1: 1000, 30 cc Lidocaine solution?
1 gram in 1000cc solution is commonly interpreted as 1: 1000. The following formula can be used to calculate the amount of lidocaine in 30cc of a 1:1000 solution:
= 30 x 1/1000 = 0.03 gm = 30 milligrams.
What is the active element in Acticin and Elimite, for example?
Head lice and scabies are treated with permethrin, an antiparasitic medication.
Medicines like Acticin and Elimite contain it as an active component.
In the drug Advair Diskus, what are the two active ingredients?
Advair Diskus is a drug that is used to treat respiratory problems like asthma and COPD.
Salmeterol and fluticasone are the active components in this medication.
What is the active ingredient in the Xanax medication?
The active element in the drug Xanax is alprazolam.
The benzodiazepine alprazolam is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders.
Januvia's active ingredient is
The active ingredient of the drug Januvia is sitagliptin, which is used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Strattera contains what active ingredient?
Strattera contains the chemical component atomoxetine, which is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
What is Levemir's active ingredient?
The active ingredient of the drug Levemir is insulin detemir, which is used to treat diabetes.
If the patient is given the following prescription: amoxicillin 250mg, I cap po bid, dispensing 28, how many days of medicine will be available to them?
Two capsules per day are obtained by taking one capsule twice a day.
The patient is "dispensed 28," which means he or she has a 14-day supply.
Which of these drugs contains the active component metformin?
The type 2 diabetes treatment Glucophage contains the active component metformin.
Paxil's active ingredient is
Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant that is the active ingredient in the drug Paxil.
Which of the following is not a condition that affects the dermatological system of skin?
Onychomycosis is a fungus that causes coloring, thickness, and detachment of the nails from the nail bed. Onychomycosis affects 10% of the general population, 20% of those over the age of 60, and 50% of those over the age of 70.