Retail Test 05 May 2014

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Retail Test 05 May 2014

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Depression will be the highest cause of morbidity by 2020.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Etiological factors include Biological, Psychological and Social factors. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Symptoms of depression include; sadness, anxious and hopelessness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Treatment for depression include: Psychotherapy, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Natural Therapy and Medication. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    SSRI’s are used because they very well known, have good efficacy and good safety
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    SSRI’s on the SA Market include; citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine and sertraline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    SSRI Side Effects  include Nausea, vomiting and drowsiness. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Sertraline’s DOPAMINERGIC properties may give an activating action. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sertraline is an SNRI
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Sertraline is indicated in SA for Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Panic Disorder. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Sertraline has a half-life of 23 hours
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Sertraline’s pharmacokinetic’ s is linear
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Dyna Sertraline will be available in 50 mg and 100 mg. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Dyna Sertraline tablet is not scored
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Serdep 50 mg & 100 mg(Cipla) is the market leader generic sertraline. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Zoloft (Pfizer) is the originator
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Sertra is the “clone” of Zoloft. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Sertraline may act as dual agent with both serotonin reuptake and dopaminergic reuptake. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Sertraline is the best documented cardio safety of any antidepressant. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Sertraline is proven to be safe for patients with recent myocardial infarction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Define Pharmacovigilance? (2)
  • 22. 
    Side effects are wanted but natural and anticipated consequences of medical treatment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Adverse Drug reactions are unwanted and unintended consequence of medical treatment” This may include lack of efficacy and events relating to abuse or overdose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Adverse events are adverse effects that may or may not be caused by the suspect drug
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What does NADEMC stand for?
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