Pharmacology Final

38 Questions  I  By Shellybass
Introduction to pharmacology exam for the medical assistant.   This quiz involves drug names, classifications, schedules, and drug reactions.

  
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1.  Schedule III
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2.  How are drugs used in diagnostic medicine?
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3.  Schedule V
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4.  Drug interaction is?
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5.  Why do patients buy OTC medications? Choose the best answer.
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6.  What classification causes sleep?
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7.  What is the purpose of the FDA?
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8.  Schedule IV
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9.  What is the preventive or prophylactic medical use of drugs for?
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10.  What is it called when one drug increases or counteracts the action of another?
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11.  What are replacement drugs used for?
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12.  Name 2 common compounds extracted from the adrenal glands of animals.
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13.  What is the MA's responsibility regarding controlled substance?
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14.  What expired drugs are disposed of by rinsing down the sink?
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15.  Pharmacology is thee study of
16.  What is the purpose of antianemics?
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17.  Why do MA's keep a separate drug log on controlled substances?
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18.  Chemical name.
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19.  What classification is used to relieve seizures?
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20.  Systemic Action.
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21.  Which classification agent reduces mental tension?
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22.  How are out dated controlled substances disposed of?
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23.  Contraindications means.
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24.  Why are curative drug used?
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25.  Dispense means.
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26.  A harmful unintended action of a drug, such as an allergic reaction is?
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27.  Generic name.
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28.  Prescribe means.
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29.  When is an inventory of a schedule drug submitted and where?
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30.  How is the route of administration determined?
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31.  Brand name.
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32.  The process where the drug is transported from the blood to the intended site of action is?
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33.  Which is not the responsibility of the MA working with medications?
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34.  Name 2 drugs that include anticoagulants?
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35.  When is the use of intravenous medication usually needed?
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36.  The classification of a drug used to relieve a mild allergic reaction?
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37.  Where is buccal medication placed?
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38.  What is the most important guideline to teach a patient that is taking a prescription drug?
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