PTCB Test Review

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  • 1. 
    The recommended dose of phenytoin sodium is 6mg/kg/d administered in three equally divided doses. The phenytoin stock suspension is available in a 125mg/5 mL concentration. How much should be given to a 44 lb child for each dose?
    • A. 

      1.6 ml

    • B. 

      3.5 ml

    • C. 

      4.8 ml

    • D. 

      10.5 ml

  • 2. 
    The volume in ML of cherry syrup needed to dilute 100 mL of Phenobarbital 20 mg/5mL o a concentration of 2 mg/mL is:
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      200

  • 3. 
    Using a standard heparin solution (25,000 units/500 mL D5W), how many mL per hour should the infusion rate be to achieve a dose of 1100 units/ hour?
    • A. 

      2.2

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      44

  • 4. 
    Simvastatin is used to manage
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Cholesterol

    • C. 

      Blood pressure

    • D. 

      Anxiety

  • 5. 
    Which of the following supplies are used when cleaning chemotherapy spills? 
    • A. 

      Paper towels

    • B. 

      Double gloves

    • C. 

      Waste paper basket

    • D. 

      Wet mop

  • 6. 
    Which of the following drug products is classified as a CII drug?
    • A. 

      Halcion

    • B. 

      Sonata

    • C. 

      Valium

    • D. 

      Ritalin

  • 7. 
    The hospital's morphine injection inventory is depleted on Friday, ad the wholesaler does not deliver again until Monday morning. The pharmacist should do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Substitute meperidine or hydromorphone upon the patient's request

    • B. 

      Substitute meperidine or hydromorphone because they are therapeutically equivalent

    • C. 

      Obtain morphine from another hospital, completing a DEA form 222 for the lender's records

    • D. 

      Borrow morphine from another hospital, promising to return it Monday

  • 8. 
    After receiving a delivery of a Schedule II product. what info must be recorded on the DEA 222 form?
    • A. 

      The cost of the product

    • B. 

      The date the product was placed

    • C. 

      The manufacturer of the product

    • D. 

      The date the product was received

  • 9. 
    Which of the following OTC vitamins is an antioxidant?
    • A. 

      Niacin

    • B. 

      Vitamin D

    • C. 

      Vitamin E

    • D. 

      Pyridoxine

  • 10. 
    A pharmacy is flooded. The FDA and state board of pharmacy rule that all of the medications in the pharmacy are non-dispensable and must be destroyed. What legal term describes these products?
    • A. 

      Recalled

    • B. 

      Misbranded

    • C. 

      Adulterated

    • D. 

      Outdated

  • 11. 
    Which of the following medications required DEA Form 222 when ordering?
    • A. 

      Duragesic

    • B. 

      Equagesic

    • C. 

      Depo-Medrol

    • D. 

      Enbrel

  • 12. 
    If the hospital's dopamine infusion product is labeled "400 mg/250 mL" the pump rate for an infusion of 800 mcg/ min should be set at?
    • A. 

      3 mL/h

    • B. 

      7.5 ml/h

    • C. 

      30 mL/ h

    • D. 

      120 ml/h

  • 13. 
    If the FDA reports a shortage of lipid lowering agents, which of the following meds could be involved?
    • A. 

      Doxepine

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Pregablin

    • D. 

      Pravastatin

  • 14. 
    FDA classifications of the pregnancy risks of meds may be found in the 
    • A. 

      MSDS guidelines

    • B. 

      OSHA guidelines

    • C. 

      Merck Manual

    • D. 

      Package insert

  • 15. 
    A 55 lb child is to receive heparin sodium by IV infusion in a dose of 50 units/ kg of body weight every 4 hours. How many ml of heparin injection containing 5000 units/ml will be administered for each dose?
    • A. 

      0.15

    • B. 

      0.25

    • C. 

      1.5

    • D. 

      2.5

  • 16. 
    Which of the following resources is used to obtain the most current drug info?
    • A. 

      The merck Manual

    • B. 

      Drug facts and comparisons

    • C. 

      Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy

    • D. 

      The orange book

  • 17. 
    A prescription calls for injecting 50 units of insulin. What size syringe should be dispensed?
    • A. 

      0.3 ml

    • B. 

      0.5 ml

    • C. 

      1 ml

    • D. 

      3 ml

  • 18. 
    A customer presents to the pharmacy with a prescription for Emla. From what section would the pharm tech obtain this medication to fill for the prescription?
    • A. 

      Topical

    • B. 

      Injection

    • C. 

      Ophthalmic

    • D. 

      Refrigerator

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a commercially available dose of oral levothyroxine?
    • A. 

      100 mcg

    • B. 

      1 mg

    • C. 

      500 mcg

    • D. 

      5 mg

  • 20. 
    Xalatan should be stored under which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Refrigerator at 2 deg to 8 deg C (36-46 deg F)

    • B. 

      Freezer at -20 to -10 deg C ( -4 to 14 deg F)

    • C. 

      Room temperature at 15 to 30 deg C ( 59 to 86 deg F)

    • D. 

      Warm at 30 to 40 deg C ( 86 to 104 deg F)

  • 21. 
    Which insulin may be added to an IV solution
    • A. 

      NPH

    • B. 

      Lantus

    • C. 

      Humulin 70/30

    • D. 

      Regular

  • 22. 
    Which of the following aux labels should be placed on a prescription container for antianxiety, antidepressant, or anticonvulsant? 
    • A. 

      Avoid dairy products

    • B. 

      May cause drowsiness

    • C. 

      Refrigerate

    • D. 

      Shake well

  • 23. 
    What is the basic reimbursement formula for pharmacies?
    • A. 

      Co-pay

    • B. 

      Drug cost + standard markup rate

    • C. 

      Drug cost + dispensing fee

    • D. 

      Drug cost + dispensing fee - deductible

  • 24. 
    What standards must be followed during extemporaneous compounding?
    • A. 

      DEA

    • B. 

      FDA

    • C. 

      GMP

    • D. 

      OMBRA-90

  • 25. 
    What is the minimum amount of time that a patient must wait before purchasing another bottle of an exempt narcotic?
    • A. 

      24 hour

    • B. 

      48 hr

    • C. 

      72 hr

    • D. 

      96 hr