CVS Test 10 June 2013

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CVS Test 10 June 2013

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  • 1. 
    Merck developed montelukast in Montreal, America. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The flavour of the 10 mg Sintair tablet is a pleasant tasting cherry flavour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Sintair should be taken at night
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Sintair can be used for add on therapy in moderate / severe asthma
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sintair a first line controller? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Why give Sintair to a young child?
    • Easy to administer, with pleasant tasting berry flavour – can be disguised as a “sweet”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Sintair is packed in 30’s, 28’s and 20’s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Dilair is an other brand packed in 30’s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following competitors are the ORIGINATORS for Atorvastatin, Rosuvastatin and Simvastatin?
    • A. 

      Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor

    • B. 

      Aspavor, Crestor, Zocor

    • C. 

      Lipitor, Crestor, Adco-Simvastatin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following competitors are the MARKET LEADERS for Atorvastatin, Rosuvastatin and Simvastatin?
    • A. 

      Aspavor, Zuvamor, Adco-Simvastatin

    • B. 

      Aspavor, Crestor, Adco-Simvastatin

    • C. 

      Aspavor, Crestor, Zocor

    • D. 

      Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor

  • 11. 
    What is the most commonly reported side effect following administration of statins?
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Insomnia

    • C. 

      Myalgia

    • D. 

      Skin rash

  • 12. 
    Which dose of Atorvastatin is regarded as equipotent to rosuvastatin 5 mg and simvastatin 20mg?
    • A. 

      Atorvastatin 10 mg

    • B. 

      Atorvastatin 20 mg

    • C. 

      Atorvastatin 40 mg

    • D. 

      Atorvastatin 80 mg

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are key selling points for Dynator versus Simvastatin
    • A. 

      Atorvastatin is indicated to lower LDL and triglycerides

    • B. 

      Atorvastatin can be taken at any time of day or night

    • C. 

      Atorvastatin has fewer drug interactions than simvastatin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What generation of sulphonylurea is gliclazide 
    • A. 

      First First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 15. 
    What are the key selling points of Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg?
    • A. 

      Once daily resulting in improved compliance and improved glycaemic control

    • B. 

      Fewer hypoglycaemic episodes

    • C. 

      Weight neutral

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    A patient taking 1 x gliclazide 80 mg tablet in the morning and 1 x gliclazide 80 mg in the evening can be switched to Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg as folllows 
    • A. 

      Take 1 x Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg tablet with breakfast and 1 x Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg with dinner

    • B. 

      Take 2 x Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg tablets with breakfast

    • C. 

      Take 2 x Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg tablets with dinner

    • D. 

      Take 4 x Dyna Gliclazide SR 30 mg tablets with breakfast

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a key selling point for Pearinda? 
    • A. 

      22% cost saving on Pearinda 4 mg versus the leading generic

    • B. 

      Effective 24 hour blood pressure control

    • C. 

      Outcome studies in a broad range of patients

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What is the cost saving of Fedaloc SR 30 mg vs Adalat XL 30 mg, 30 tablets? 
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      38%

    • C. 

      42%

    • D. 

      45%

  • 19. 
    What is the cost saving of PD Clopidogrel 75 mg 30 mg vs the Market Leader 75 mg, 30 tablets?
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      43%

    • C. 

      47%

    • D. 

      74%

  • 20. 
    Which of the following are key selling points of PD Clopidogrel 75 mg?
    • A. 

      Confidently prescribed in 50 countries worldwide

    • B. 

      74% Less than the Originator

    • C. 

      Proven bioequivalence to the Originator

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Which brand is the No 1 competitor for Amloc?
    • A. 

      Norvasc

    • B. 

      Almadin

    • C. 

      Lomanor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The i Change 4 Health campaign is sponsored by Pharma Dynamics but is the initiative of which organisation?
    • A. 

      Heart & Stroke foundation of SA

    • B. 

      Sports Science Institute of SA

    • C. 

      Chronic Diseases Initiative for Africa (CDIA)

    • D. 

      Medical Research Council (MRC)

  • 23. 
    According to IMS March 2013 what is the MAT market share of sildenafil
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      23%

    • C. 

      33%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 24. 
    What is the MAT % growth of Levitra
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      6.7%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      15%

  • 25. 
    What is the % saving of Dynafil versus Avigra
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      25%

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