Pharmacology Quiz Questions: Exam!

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Pharmacology Quiz Questions: Exam!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a drug crosses the membranes of a cell. This is also the random movement of molecules from an area where they are concentrated toward areas where they are less concentrated.
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Diffusion

    • C. 

      Elimination

    • D. 

      Transformation

  • 2. 
    Is the process that removes a drug from the body.
    • A. 

      Elimination

    • B. 

      Transformation

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Distribution

  • 3. 
    Is the process by which a drug enters the plasma. For an oral drug to enter the plasma, it must first be dissolved in the fluid of the stomach or intestines. Once dissolved, the drug must pass through the membrane of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and blood vessels to reach the plasma. 
    • A. 

      Distribution

    • B. 

      Transformation

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Elimination

  • 4. 
    Is the chemical change that takes place in a drug after it has been absorbed into the body. The drug "transforms"  or changes after it has been absorbed.
    • A. 

      Transformation

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Elimination

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 5. 
    The amount of drug to be administered.
    • A. 

      Loading dose

    • B. 

      Maintenance doses

    • C. 

      Dosage

  • 6. 
    Occasionally a large initial large dose is called?
    • A. 

      Loading dose

    • B. 

      Maintenance doses

    • C. 

      Dosage

  • 7. 
    This system of measurement in pharmacy. The dosage of a drug is usually given in milligrams (mg)
    • A. 

      Avoirdupois system

    • B. 

      Metric system

  • 8. 
    Measurement by units such as fluid ounces and pounds, teaspoons, tablespoons.
    • A. 

      Metric system

    • B. 

      Avoirdupois

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