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  • 1. 
    A drug used to control temperature is called an
    • A. 

      Antipyretic

    • B. 

      Antidote

    • C. 

      Anticoagulant


  • 2. 
    A drug used to reduces anxiety is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Diuretic

    • B. 

      Tranquilizer

    • C. 

      Vaccine


  • 3. 
    A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a
    • A. 

      Vasodilator

    • B. 

      Vasoconstrictor

    • C. 

      Sedative


  • 4. 
    A drug that causes dilation of blood vessels is called a
    • A. 

      Placebo

    • B. 

      Myotic

    • C. 

      Mydriatic


  • 5. 
    A drug that increases urinary output is called
    • A. 

      Miotic

    • B. 

      Diuretic

    • C. 

      Cytotoxin


  • 6. 
    A liquid preparation which mixes fine droplets of an oil in water,such as castor oil,is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Solution

    • B. 

      Emulsion

    • C. 

      Elixir


  • 7. 
    Nitroglycerine is used for
    • A. 

      Treatment o angina pectoris

    • B. 

      Inflammatory conditions

    • C. 

      Anti anxiety muscle relaxant treamemt


  • 8. 
    Hydrocortisone is a drug used to suppress
    • A. 

      Inflammation

    • B. 

      Swelling

    • C. 

      Appetite


  • 9. 
    Schedule I drugs include
    • A. 

      Substances that have no accepted medical use and high potential for abuse

    • B. 

      Miscellaneous mixtures containing limited amounts of narcotic drugs

    • C. 

      Minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse


  • 10. 
    Schedule IVdrugs include
    • A. 

      Substances that have no accepted medical use and high potential for abuse

    • B. 

      Miscellaneous mixtures containing limited amounts of narcotic drugs

    • C. 

      Minor tranquilizers and hypnotics that have a lesser potential for abuse


  • 11. 
    A small adhesive patch or disc used to administration of drugs is called
    • A. 

      Transdermal system

    • B. 

      Reservoir system

    • C. 

      Epidermis system


  • 12. 
    The buccal method of administering a drug is done by
    • A. 

      Placing the medication between the gum and cheek

    • B. 

      Inhalation

    • C. 

      Intramuscular injection


  • 13. 
    Oxygen is ordered as percentage of oxygen concentration and its rate of delivery is written as
    • A. 

      Liters per minute

    • B. 

      Volume per minute

    • C. 

      Degrees fro minute


  • 14. 
    An inactive substance substitued in place of the actual drug to satisfy the patient is called
    • A. 

      Placebo

    • B. 

      Sedative

    • C. 

      Stimulant


  • 15. 
    The abbreviation for elixir is
    • A. 

      EX

    • B. 

      Elix

    • C. 

      Sxr


  • 16. 
    The abbreviation for emulsion is
    • A. 

      EML

    • B. 

      Emul

    • C. 

      Eml


  • 17. 
    The abbreviation for fluid is
    • A. 

      Fl or fld

    • B. 

      Flud

    • C. 

      Fuid


  • 18. 
    The abbreviation for ointment is
    • A. 

      Oint, ung

    • B. 

      Ont

    • C. 

      Cream


  • 19. 
    The abbreviation for solution is
    • A. 

      Sol

    • B. 

      Slt

    • C. 

      Stn


  • 20. 
    The abbreviation for suppository is
    • A. 

      Supp

    • B. 

      SSUP

    • C. 

      Supt


  • 21. 
    The abbreviation for tincture is
    • A. 

      Tinc

    • B. 

      Tct

    • C. 

      Tcc


  • 22. 
    The abbreviation for right ear is
    • A. 

      AD

    • B. 

      RE

    • C. 

      Re


  • 23. 
    The abbreviation for both ear is
    • A. 

      AU

    • B. 

      BE

    • C. 

      Bthe


  • 24. 
    The abbreviation for drops is
    • A. 

      Gtt

    • B. 

      Dtt

    • C. 

      Gts


  • 25. 
    The________pages of the Physician's Desk Reference is where a medical assistant would be able to locate a medication by brand or generic name
    • A. 

      Pink

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Blue


  • 26. 
    Medications can be located in the Physician's Drug reference under all of the following categories EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Manufacturer

    • B. 

      Classification

    • C. 

      Generic name


  • 27. 
    The physician has ordered 500 mg of a medication the amount on hand is 250mg per tablet. How many tablets will be given
    • A. 

      0.5 tab

    • B. 

      2 tab

    • C. 

      2.5 tab


  • 28. 
    The physician has ordered 0.2 Gm of medication. The amount on hand is 400 mg tabs.How many tablets will be givento the patient?
    • A. 

      0.5 tab

    • B. 

      2 tablets

    • C. 

      2.5 tab


  • 29. 
    The physician has ordered 50mg of Demerol be given to a patient.. The amount on hand is 100mg/ml. How many cc's of Demerol will be injectedt?
    • A. 

      0.5 cc

    • B. 

      1 cc

    • C. 

      0.25cc


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