Record the quantity and lot number and return it to the manufacturer
When an investigational drug expires, you should?
Generic and trade name of drug, dosage form, strength, pharmacy lot number, and expiration date.
When unit dosing a tablet, what is the necessary labeling for each unit dose label?
The oils from your skin will dirty and alter the actual weights
When adding weights to a Class A balance, you should use tweezers because?
This means--- Add the appropriate solution to the medication to equal 100 ml
A compounding prescription says to prepare a medication and qs solution to 100ml.
Remove all outdated stock first and rotate stock, placing the longer expiration dates to the back.
When stocking shelves with new stock, you should?
Keep refrigerated; shake well before using; expiration date.
A prescription calls for amoxicillin suspension to be compounded. What auxillary label(s) will you place on the container?
This is the highest level of recall for products that could cause serious illness or may even be fatal.
When a drug is recalled and is considered a Class I, this means what?
The patient's name and medical record number.
When repackaging medications into unit dose containers, which of the listed required information does not need to be recorded in a logboook?
Within the policies and procedures manual, the requirement for pharmacists to counsel patients on medications they have not taken before is listed under which law?
The program under the FDA that allows health care professionals to report any adverse reactions is
Name, strength, dosage form, quantity, and expiration date
As new stock arrives at the pharmacy, the technician should check the following information on the stock against the invoice:
Which of the following automated systems is used specifically in hospitals to stock PAR levels of medications on nursing floors?
The drugs sent to the pharmacy were damaged in transit
A drug manufacturer is required by law to recall any product that has been found to violate any of the following guidelines except
Alert the pharmacist because this is a pregnancy category X
A pregnant patient arrives with a prescription for temazepam 15mg q hs. What do you do?
You should give the phone to the pharmacist
A stat order is called in by the pharmacy by a nurse in the hospital unit. What do you do?
Clean the hood starting from the back side to side, top to bottom toward the front.
What is the proper procedure for cleaning a laminar flow hood?
Which of the agencies listed below is responsible for accreditation of an institutional facility?
A computer program used for dispensing medication in the pharmacy setting is referred to as?
If a pharmacy pricing formulary is the AWP plus 4.5 and the AWP is $90 for 100 tablets,what is the charge to the customer for a prescription of 30 tablets?
The cost of 100 tablets of a bottle of aspirin is $1.50. What would the dispensing charge be to yield a 50% gross profit?
If a manufacturer's invoice totals $520.00 with the terms 2% net, what amount should be remitted if it is paid within 30 days?
A person who is over 65 years of age, who is disabled, or who has kidney failure would be covered by what insurance?
Stored at 2 degrees to 8 degrees Celsius (36 to 46 degrees Farhenheit)
The recommended storage temperature for unopened Xalantin is used to reduction of elevated intraocular pressure
Of the needles listed which is in order from the smallest to the largest that are used in pharmacy?
You have added 10 times too much insulin.
An order of insulin is added to a TPN bag. The directions are to add a 100 units of insulin NPH. there anything wrong with this scenario? You draw up 10 ml of insulin, to push it into the bag.
If a dose of medication is to be given at 0600, 1400, and 2200, the doses are given at what times?
The amount of time it takes a chemical to be decreased by half of its strength.
The term half life refers to ______.
If nitroglycerin sl 1/200 grains was ordered, what strength would you take from the shelf to fill this order?
Tablets, capsules, Injectable, lotion, cream, and gel.
The drug metronidazole comes in which dosage forms?
Which of the books listed is related most closely to the information contained in patient package inserts?
The patient might have sensitivity to this medication as well. Notify the registered pharmacist.
If a patient is allergic to penicillin and comes in with a prescription for Keflex, what should you know?
The strength of the drug written is very high for a child. Notify the registered pharmacist.
You receive a prescription for a 5-year old patient for Cipro 500-mg tablets with instructions take 1 tab bid x 10 days. You would bring this to the attention of the pharmacist because ______.
The amount of hydrocortisone powder needed to prepare 8 oz of 2% hydrocortisone cream is _______.
If the infusion rate of an IV is 1000 ml over 10 hours and the drop factor is 15 gtt/ml, what is the drops per minute?
166.7 ml 35%; 833.3 ml of 15%
How many milliliters of 35% acetic acid must be mixed with 15% acetic acid to give 1000ml of 10% acetic acid?
312.5 ml of 2%; 187.5 ml of 10%
To prepare 500 ml of a 5% dextrose solution, you must use your available stock of 2% and 10% dextrose.How much of each will you need to prepare the order?
You receive an order for 1500 ml of 5% dextrose over 12 hours. The drop factor is 15 gtt/ml. What will the drops be per minute on this order?
An oral suspension comes in 100mg/5 ml. The doctor orders 0.25g PO tid. How many milliliters will this patient receive daily?
You have in stock gentamicin 80mg/ml 102.3 mg/day
A doctor orders gentamicin 3mg/kg/day for a 75-lb child. How many milligrams will the child receive per day?
Using your penicillin injectable stock of 125,000 units/ml, how many milliliters will it take to prepare 1 million units?
You receive an order for Demerol 20 mg IM. Your supply is Demerol 50mg/ml. How much will you draw into a syringe?
A doctor prescribes his patient Vasotec7.5 mg PO bid x 30 days. You have 5-mg tablets in stock. How many will it take to fill this script?
There is an order for epinephrine 10 mg stat. How much will you draw into a syringe from a 10-ml vial of epinephrine 1:1000?
You need to prepare a dose of lidocaine 500 mg with your supply, which is a 10-ml vial of 2% lidocaine. How much should you draw up into a syringe?
3 tablets daily
A prescription order for neomycin 0.75 g PO bid x 30 days is submitted. In stock you have 500-mg tablets. How many tablets will the patient use per day?
4.5g of the 0.45% NS; 50 g of 5% dextrose.
How many grams of 0.45% normal saline and 5% dextrose are in a 1-L bag of IV solution?
Which of the following drugs requires an auxillary label stating that "This drug may cause discoloration of the urine?
You have a vial of heparin 20,000 units/ml. How many millimeters are needed for a 12,500 unit dose?
A prescription is ordered for clindamycin suspension. You have 75mg/5ml in stock. How many millimeters are needed for a 300-mg dose for 7 days?
A 10-ml oral dose syringe
The type of measuring device used to measure out 2.5 ml of solution would be _____.
Take one tablet sublingual as needed.
A prescription is given to you for a medication which has the following sig: Take 1 tab sl prn. This translates to _____.
Do not take if you are breastfeeding.(and) Do not take with grapefruit juice.
Which auxillary label(s) would need to be attached to the drug Orap?
Nebcin and Septra
Which of the following drugs needs to be prepared in a laminar horizontal flow hood?
You receive an order for 10mEq of magnesium sulfate to be added to a TPN. You have a 50-ml vial of 4 mEq/ml of magnesium sulfate in stock. How much do you need to inject into the TPN?
A prescription is written for Penicillin Vee K susp 500-mg PO qid for 10 days. What volume of a 250mg/5ml suspension will need to be dispensed to fill the order for 10 days?
Instill three drops into the left eye every other day.
A prescription with directions to instill iii gtts OS qod would require the label to read ______.
Trace elements are used in the following solutions _______ and can be used when Pt can not comsume food.
Aciphex and Ventolin
A patient requests valid refills of a rabeprazole and albuterol inhaler. Which two medications should be filled?