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A drug is recalled by the FDA, but the problem is unlikely to cause any adverse health reactions. What type of recall would this be?
According to federal law, DEA forms need to be maintained for ____ years.
Laminar flow hoods must be certified every ___ months.
Which of the following is NOT used to treat insomnia?
What is the brand name for aripiprazole?
Convert 5.5 kg to pounds.
5.5 x 2.2 = 12.1
An order is written to administer 2 liters of an IV fluid over 18 hours. What will the flow rate be?
2 liters equals 2,000 mL
2000/18 = 111.1 mL/hr
What type of drug is loratadine?
The percent equivalent of a 1:125 ratio is:
1/125 = x/100
125x = 100
x = 0.8
An order is written for 500 mL of NS to infuse at 40 gtt/min. How long would it take to infuse the NS if the set delivers 10 gtt/mL?
10 x 500 = 5,000 drops
The flow rate is 40 gtt/min, which means 40 drops per minute, so divide total drops by 40 to get the number of minutes:
5,000/40 = 125
If a drug has no accepted medical use and extremely high potential for abuse, which DEA schedule would it be categorized in?
On which of these would you find information about the pharmacology of a drug?
What is a common side effect of warfarin?
This federal law requires pharmacists to review Medicaid recipients' entire drug profile before filling their prescriptions.
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990
Prescription Drug Marketing Act of 1987
Medicaid Tamper-Resistant Prescription Act
Schedule II medication must be stored in:
a laminar hood.
the DEA cabinet.
a locked safe.
What is the proper hand washing guideline in USP <797>?
Wash hands and forearms to the elbow for at least 30 seconds.
Wash hands and forearms to the elbow for at least 20 seconds.
Wash hands and wrists for at least 30 seconds.
Wash hands and wrists for at least 20 seconds.
What is DEA Form 41 used for?
To document the destruction of controlled substances.
To report the theft of controlled substances.
To report the inventory levels of controlled substances.
To order schedule II drugs.
Which of the following is a non-prescription medication used to treat insomnia?
What type of drug is omeprazole?
Proton pump inhibitor.
What is the maximum capacity for a class A balance?
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