Dicel CD - Drug Facts

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Drug Facts basic competency quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Dicel CD contains the following antitussive _______, ______mg per 5mL (tsp).
    • A. 

      Dextromethorphan, 10 mg

    • B. 

      Clemastine, 12.5 mg

    • C. 

      Chlophedianol, 12.5 mg

    • D. 

      Chlophedianol, 25 mg

    • E. 

      Brompheniramine, 2mg

  • 2. 
    Dicel CD contains which decongestant __________?
    • A. 

      Phenylephrine, 10mg

    • B. 

      Phenylephrine, 30 mg

    • C. 

      Pseudoephedrine, 10 mg

    • D. 

      Pseudoephedrine, 30 mg

    • E. 

      Chlophedianol, 12.5 mg

  • 3. 
    Dicel CD is antihistamine free. TRUE or FALSE
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Dicel CD contains an antitussive called _______________ HCL ____.___mg per 5 mL (tsp).
  • 5. 
    Dicel CD dosing for Adults and Children 12 years of age and over is:
    • A. 

      2 tablespoonfuls every 6 to 8 hours not to exceed 8 tablespoonfuls in 24 hours.

    • B. 

      1 teaspoonful every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 4 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours.

    • C. 

      2 teaspoonfuls every 6 to 8 hours, not to exceed 8 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours.

    • D. 

      1 tablespoonful every 6 to 8 hours, not to exceed 8 tablespoonfuls in 24 hours.

  • 6. 
    True or False? Dicel CD can be used in children under 6 years of age
  • 7. 
    Uses for Dicel CD include relief from symptoms due to the __________  _________, ________  ________ or other upper respiratory allergies.
  • 8. 
    List 4 other symptoms Dicel CD is used to temporarily relieve
  • 9. 
    Do not use this product if:
    • A. 

      You are taking a prescription anti inflammatory

    • B. 

      You are taking a prescription anti convulsant

    • C. 

      You are taking a prescription SSRI

    • D. 

      You are taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor

  • 10. 
    Ask a physician before use if you have
    • A. 

      Heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes

    • B. 

      Glaucoma

    • C. 

      Trouble urinating due to an enalarged prostate gland

    • D. 

      A breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Ask a physician or pharmacist before use if you are taking ________ or __________
  • 12. 
    Stop use and ask a physician if
    • A. 

      Cough or nasal congestion persists for more than 1 week, tends to recur, or is accompanied by a fever, rash or persistent headache.

    • B. 

      Excitiability occurs

    • C. 

      Sleeplessness, nervousness or dizziness occurs

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    True or False. Dicel CD may cause drowsiness.
  • 14. 
    When using this product
    • A. 

      Avoid alcoholic drinks

    • B. 

      Alcohol sedative and tranquilizers may increase drowziness

    • C. 

      May cause excitiability, especially in children

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 15. 
    True or False. Dicel CD can be taken if pregnant or breast feeding without consulting a physician.
  • 16. 
    Dicel CD is a
    • A. 

      Dye free and alcohol free drug

    • B. 

      Medication that is free from antihistamines

    • C. 

      Medication that is free from dextromethorphan

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A & C

  • 17. 
    Dicel CD is a clear, ________ flavored liquid.
  • 18. 
    Dicel CD should be taken
    • A. 

      On an empty stomach

    • B. 

      Every 4 to 6 hours

    • C. 

      BID

    • D. 

      Every 6 to 8 hours

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    True or False. Dicel CD is ideal for those patients who are still presenting symptoms after trying OTC Claritin or OTC Zyrtec for several days with little relief.
  • 20. 
    Do not use Dicel CD if your are taking a prescription ___________ or certain drugs for _______, ___________ or emotional conditions, or ____________ disease, or for 2 weeks after stopping the drug.
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