Introduction To Medication

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Medication Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is medicine a doctor orders for you, and is available only through a pharmacist.
    • A. 

      Over-the-counter medication

    • B. 

      Prescription medication

    • C. 

      Illegal medication

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    This is medicine bought in a drugstore, pharmacy, or supermarket without having to get a doctor's permission.
    • A. 

      Over-the-counter (OTC) medicine

    • B. 

      Prescription medicine

    • C. 

      Illegal medicine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    You can't be harmed by over-the-counter medicines because you can buy them without a doctor's prescription.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It's okay to take your leftover prescription medicine later if you get sick again.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In a medicine, an active ingredient is what relieves a person's symptoms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Drug Facts label gives you the dosage information (how much medicine to take).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Medicine should be kept in a place where children can't reach it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    One gulp from a bottle of liquid medicine is exactly one tablespoon of medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The local poison center is a good place to call if someone has taken too much medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The labels on prescription medicine bottles includes the following information (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY):
    • A. 

      Name of the patient

    • B. 

      Name/number of the pharmacy

    • C. 

      Name of the prescription medicine

    • D. 

      Directions for taking medication

    • E. 

      Rx (prescription) number

    • F. 

      Social security number of patient

    • G. 

      Number of refills