The Respiratory System Drugs

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The Respiratory System Drugs

A quiz pertaining to questions for the Respiratory System as from the Mosby's Pharmacy Technician Principals and Practice textbook.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the generic name of Ventolin?
    • A. 

      Fluticasone

    • B. 

      Salbutamol

    • C. 

      Zafirlukast

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

    • E. 

      Salmeterol

  • 2. 
    What is the brand name for acetylcysteine?
    • A. 

      Alupent

    • B. 

      Sudafed

    • C. 

      Etibi

    • D. 

      Mucomyst

    • E. 

      Tussionex

  • 3. 
    What is the generic name for Theo-Dur?
    • A. 

      Theophylline

    • B. 

      Montelukast

    • C. 

      Beclomethasone

    • D. 

      Guaifenesin

    • E. 

      Dextromethorphan

  • 4. 
    What is the brand name for zafirlukast?
    • A. 

      Azmacort

    • B. 

      Isuprel

    • C. 

      Serevent

    • D. 

      Benylin

    • E. 

      Accolate

  • 5. 
    What is the generic name for Claritin?
    • A. 

      Diphenhydramine

    • B. 

      Rifampin

    • C. 

      Loratadine

    • D. 

      Cromolyn

    • E. 

      Streptomycin

  • 6. 
    What is the upper respiratory composed of?
    • A. 

      Bronchial tree, lungs, nasal cavaties

    • B. 

      Trachea, bronchial tubes, bronchial tree

    • C. 

      Pharynx, larynx, trachea

    • D. 

      Pharynx, larynx, nasal cavities, nose

  • 7. 
    How much mucus is produced each day, on average?
    • A. 

      125ml

    • B. 

      250ml

    • C. 

      500ml

    • D. 

      175ml

    • E. 

      275ml

  • 8. 
    What is the lower respiratory system composed of?
    • A. 

      Nose, pharynx, larynx, bronchial tree

    • B. 

      Trachea, bronchial tree, lungs

    • C. 

      Nose, nasal cavities, lungs

    • D. 

      Lungs, bronchial tree, nasal cavities

  • 9. 
    The air we breathe is composed of what?
    • A. 

      23% oxygen, 77% nitrogen, 0.5% carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      21% nitrogen, 79% oxygen and 0.5% carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      21% carbon dioxide, 79% oxygen and 0.5% nitrogen

    • D. 

      21% oxygen, 79% nitrogen and 0.5% carbon dioxide

  • 10. 
    Breathing is a __________ mechanism.
    • A. 

      Voluntary

    • B. 

      Involuntary

  • 11. 
    What does apnea mean?
    • A. 

      Slow breathing

    • B. 

      Deep or rapid breathing

    • C. 

      Respiration stops (heart failure)

    • D. 

      Labored, or difficulty breathing

  • 12. 
    What is tachypnea?
    • A. 

      Rapid breathing

    • B. 

      Slow breathing

    • C. 

      Labored or difficulty breathing

    • D. 

      Deep and rapid breathing

  • 13. 
    True or false? The average respiration rate for adults is 12 to 18 breaths per minute, whereas a child's rate is 40 breaths per minute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What one is not a type of COPD?
    • A. 

      Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Asthma

    • C. 

      Emphysema

    • D. 

      Bronchiectasis

  • 15. 
    What class is Rafadin (rifampin) in?
    • A. 

      Decongestant

    • B. 

      Xanthines

    • C. 

      Expectorant

    • D. 

      Antituberculosis

    • E. 

      Mucolytic