Pharmacology Pharmacokinetics Introduction 2

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Pharmacokinetics Quizzes & Trivia

Pharmacokinetics Introduction quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is it when free drugs enter the kidney in Bowman's space?
    • A. 

      Passive reabsorption

    • B. 

      Glomerular filtration

    • C. 

      Proximal tubular secretion

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What requires active transport systems with low specificity?
    • A. 

      Passive reabsorption

    • B. 

      Glomerular filtration

    • C. 

      Proximal tubular secretion

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is it when lipid-soluble, uncharged drug diffuse back into systemic circulation?
    • A. 

      Passive reabsorption

    • B. 

      Glomerular filtration

    • C. 

      Proximal tubular secretion

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    When is the rate of elimination constant regardless of concentration?
    • A. 

      During first order elimination

    • B. 

      During zero order elimination

    • C. 

      Rate of elimination is never constant

    • D. 

      Rate of elimination is always constant

  • 5. 
    Renal disease causes what to happen?
    • A. 

      Increase in clearance of drugs eliminated by the liver

    • B. 

      Decrease in clearance of drugs eliminated by the liver

    • C. 

      Increase in clearance of drugs eliminated by the kidney

    • D. 

      Decrease in clearance of drugs eliminated by the kidney

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    If the metabolism of a drug decreases what happens to the half-life of the drug?
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 7. 
    What is the safe "opening" between the minimum therapeutic concentration and the minimum toxin concentration of a drug?
  • 8. 
    If clearance increases then half-life will?
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 9. 
    If extraction increases then bioavailability will?
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Cannot be determined

  • 10. 
    What is the easiest form of a drug to eliminate? 
    • A. 

      Lipophilic

    • B. 

      Hydrophobic

    • C. 

      Unionized

    • D. 

      Ionized

    • E. 

      None of the above