Medication Quizzes & Trivia

Modern medicine system has brought us the miracles in the form of wide variety of pills, IV drips, and treatment plans for dire health situations. Medication is a useful tool to bring us back to our best health if it is used correctly. What do you know about medication? Do you know how to use it properly and which situation calls for what type of medication? Test your medical knowledge today so you will always use and never abuse medications when you need them.

How are prescription drugs different from the counter (OTC) drugs? People who are allergic to aspirin may also be allergic to what other type of OTC medication? What are antacids most commonly taken for? What is the best way to measure the dosage of children’s medication that comes in liquid form? Improve your knowledge of common over the counter drugs, prescription drugs, and other various types of treatment with these quizzes.

Questions: 47  |  Attempts: 1758   |  Last updated: Jul 30, 2011
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    Colestid 1 G is ordered BID, a.c. This means to administer it:

Union Hospital Pediatric Unit Medication test for all nurses.  Must achieve 80% or better.

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 857   |  Last updated: Jan 4, 2013

Cardiac medication action, use, dosages,levels,patient teaching and adverse reactions.I have set the grade to a 80% to pass the quiz with 15 questions. I will add other quizzes to this site.

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 736   |  Last updated: Jan 4, 2013
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    A nurse reinforce discharge instructions to a post-op client taking warfarin sodium. Which statement by the client indicates the need for further teaching?

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Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 280   |  Last updated: Jan 8, 2013
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    Nurses are legally responsible for applying the six rights of medication administration as a standard of care.

Medication is one of other way of treating disease or relieving pain. Let's learn more about it by taking this quiz!

Questions: 26  |  Attempts: 221   |  Last updated: May 15, 2017
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    Which of the following vascular access devices is inserted in the peripheral venous system for the purpose of blood collection and administration of medication?

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Medication Questions & Answers

What is the difference between Roxicodone and Oxycodone?
There is no big difference between Roxicodone and oxycodone. They are narcotic drugs for a pain reliever. The basic difference between oxycodone and Roxicodone is that, oxycodone is the most common name for the drug, while Roxicodone is just a brand
What is the maximum transfusion time for a unit of packed red blood cells (RBCs)?
When it comes to the maximum amount of time for the transfusion of a unit of packed red blood cells, four hours is the tops. Around 30 minutes is the minimum amount of time. What this four hour maximum rule means is that in order for the blood transf
What should the nurse do before administering an I.V. bolus? A physician orders an I.V. bolus injection of diltiazem hydrochloride (Cardizem) for a client with uncontrolled atrial fibrillation.
Previous answers have indicated that the correct protocol would be to gently aspirate the IV to check for a blood return. In this case, a blood return on the IV could certainly mean that the patient had high blood pressure and needed this medication.
What is the safest I.M injection muscle for a 6-month-old infant?
IM (Intramuscular) Injections are required to manage medications or vaccines. The best and safest muscle for IM Injections in the infants (birth to 12 months of age) is Vastus lateralis muscle in the anterolateral aspect of middle or upper thigh. Thi