PTCB Drug Test #2
Elavil, what is the active ingredient?
Elavil contains the chemical component amitriptyline, which is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA).
Which of the following programs contain information on adverse events that have been reported to the FDA?
The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System is a database that contains information on adverse events and mediation errors reports that have been submitted to the FDA. DEA oversees controlled substances. The Vaccine Adverse Reporting System is a national vaccine safety and surveillance administered by the FDA. Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee develops formulary for pharmacies in institutional settings
What is the active ingredient in the Prilosec medicine?
The active ingredient in Prilosec is omeprazole, which belongs to the proton-pump inhibitor class of drugs used to treat disorders involving excessive stomach acid production, such as dyspepsia and gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
In the drug Combivent Respimat, what are the two active ingredients?
Combivent Respimat contains two active ingredients: albuterol and tiotropium, both of which are bronchodilators used to avoid bronchospasm in COPD patients.
Tenormin's active ingredient is
Tenormin's active ingredient is atenolol, a beta-blocker.
Tenormin is a medication that can be used to treat hypertension and angina (chest pain).
Which of these medicines contains the active ingredient pregabalin?
Lyrica, a medication used to treat seizures, restless legs syndrome, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain, contains the active component pregabalin.
What exactly is the active ingredient in Zyloprim?
Allopurinol, a medication used to prevent gout, is the active ingredient in Zyloprim.
What is the name of the medicine's active ingredient, Namenda?
Namenda contains the active ingredient memantine, which is used to treat moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease.
Cialis' active component is
Cialis contains the active component tadalafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction.
Which of the following is not a type of unit dose package system?
Cubie systems are used to help reduce the risk of a nurse selecting the wrong medication. It restricts access to only one medication at a time during the removal from an automated dispensing system. Unit dose provides a medication in its final unit of use; Modified are blister packaged; Blended combine used dose with non-unit dose.
Which auxiliary label would be best placed on a suspension?
Shake well should be placed on a suspension since the solid is suspended in a liquid and will require shaking to combine both substances together for proper dosing.
Nizoral, what is the active ingredient in the medicine?
Nizoral contains the antifungal medication ketoconazole as its active component.
The active element of the drug Cardura is alfuzosin.
Cardura contains the active substance doxazosin, whilst Uroxatral contains the active ingredient alfuzosin.
Both medications are alpha-blockers (thus the suffix -zosin!) that are used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) and hypertension that is resistant to treatment.
Which dispense as written codes indicates an override?
DAW code 6 indicates an override; 1 indicates substitution not allowed by provider; 3 indicates substitution allowed – pharmacist selected; 4 indicates substitution allowed – generic drug not in stock
Pharmacy technicians are not allowed to counsel patients. Which of the following is considered counseling of a patient?
Providing information about action to take if a dose is missed is considered counseling because this decision must be made by the pharmacist.
What is the active ingredient in the Lunesta medication?
Lunesta contains the active component eszopiclone, which is intended to cure insomnia for a brief period of time.