Pharm Mt 1 Part I

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Basic Pharmacology Defintions (Pgs. 4-8)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe how mannitol with cisplatinum leads to altered excretion.
  • 2. 
    Describe what is considered an 'empty stomach'
  • 3. 
    Descibe and give examples of the difference between physiological and psychological drug dependence.
  • 4. 
    Proparcaine is considered a type of treatment pharmacotherapeutic because it treats the adverse effects of tropicamide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In terms of tolerance, a drug has ____________ effectiveness over time with ___________ use.
  • 6. 
    Check ALL processes that correspond to pharmacokinetics:
    • A. 

      How drugs are absorbed in the body

    • B. 

      Properties of drug effects

    • C. 

      How drugs are biotransformed

    • D. 

      How drugs are excreted in from the body

    • E. 

      The relationship between genetic factors and drug response

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does NOT correspond to pharmacodynamics?
    • A. 

      Time to onset of action

    • B. 

      Duration of action

    • C. 

      How a drug is metabolized in the body

    • D. 

      Expected time for drug clearance

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes drug idiosyncracy?
    • A. 

      An unusual response to a drug

    • B. 

      A previously unknown use for a drug

    • C. 

      An unexpected response to a drug

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      2 of the above

  • 9. 
    Which drug is used to treat bacterial conjunctivits?
    • A. 

      Metoprolol

    • B. 

      Impiramide

    • C. 

      Moxifloxacin

    • D. 

      Naloxone

  • 10. 
    Check ALL the effects associated with opiate withdrawal.
    • A. 

      Agitation

    • B. 

      Piloerection

    • C. 

      Diarrhea

    • D. 

      Runny nose

    • E. 

      Seizures

  • 11. 
    Fluroscein is a:
    • A. 

      Diagnostic

    • B. 

      Prophylactic

    • C. 

      Treatment

  • 12. 
    What is another name for adverse drug effect (ADE)?
    • A. 

      Adverse drug reaction

    • B. 

      Alternative drug response

    • C. 

      Adverse drug response

    • D. 

      Alternative drug reaction

  • 13. 
    Pharmacotherapeutics are chemical entities/compounds that affect the actions of physiological processes, tissues, systems and/or organs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Most oral medications are absorbed where?
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Duodenum

    • C. 

      Ilium

    • D. 

      Depends on the drug

  • 15. 
    Withdrawal from CNS depressants is less life-threatening than withdrawal from opiates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Some antibiotics such as doxycycline or an oral fluroquinolone can interact with aluminum, magnesium, calcium or iron-containing compounds in a process called:
    • A. 

      Prevention of absorption

    • B. 

      Potentiation

    • C. 

      Additive effects

    • D. 

      Chelation

  • 17. 
    Dicloxacilin should be taken on a full stomach to protect the stomach and intestinal lining.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Amoxicillin and clavulanate is an example of what type of drug interaction?
    • A. 

      Additive effects

    • B. 

      Altered absorption

    • C. 

      Potentiation

    • D. 

      Synergism

    • E. 

      More than one of the above

  • 19. 
    The response elicitied by combined drugs is EQUAL to the combined response of the individual drugs is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Additive effects

    • B. 

      Synergism

    • C. 

      Potentiation

    • D. 

      Altered metabolism

  • 20. 
    What can occur if a drug that an indv is depedent on is abruptly discontinued?
    • A. 

      Tolerance

    • B. 

      Potentiation

    • C. 

      Withdrawal

    • D. 

      Chelation

  • 21. 
    What type of dependence can occur from opiate narcotic use?
    • A. 

      Physiological

    • B. 

      Psychological

    • C. 

      Drug withdrawal

    • D. 

      More than one of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Altered absorption occurs when a combo of 2 or more drugs _________ the absorption of one or more of the drugs being taken.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Inhibits

    • C. 

      Both of can occur depending on drug interaction

  • 23. 
    Synergism refers to both the positive effect in one's treatment and the potential danger in administering a certain combination of drugs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Choose which is false or unrelated to antagonism.
    • A. 

      Usually the antagonist has no inherent activity

    • B. 

      1+1 = 0

    • C. 

      Amoxicillin with clavulanate

    • D. 

      Naloxone and morphine

  • 25. 
    Displacement of drug A from serum proteins by drug B may ______ the concentration of unbound drug A in the serum
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