Pharmacy Technician SCC Study Guide Quiz 6
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What are the causes of peptic ulcer disease
Aspirin - most common cause of peptic ulcer)
NSAIDS - ( Ibuprofen, ketrolac, naproxen)
Potassium chloride (KCI)
What is the most common cause of peptic ulcer
Aspirin (too much can cause stomach bleeding)
What is an antiemetic and name the antiemetic drugs
An antiemetic is a drug that works primarily to prevent vomiting.
Most commonly used antiemetics drugs are
dimenhydrinate - (Dramamine)
hydroxyzine - ( Atarax, Vistaril)
ondansetrol - (Zophran)
prochlorperazine - (Compazine)
promethazine - (Phenergan)
meclizine - (Antivert)
graniseteron - ( Kytril)
What drugs are prostaglandin analog
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF PREGNANT OR PLANNING TO GET PREGNANT
***May cause abortion, birth defects or premature birth.
Caution and Consideration
misoprostol is a hazardous agent and should be handled and isposed of appropriately.
What routes of administration are nonsterile products intended to be used for?
External - topical or oral
What can be as effective as taking an expectorant?
DRINKING 6-8 GLASSES of WATER a day!!
when a patient is well hydrated, coughing up mucus is not a problem!!
What drug is an effective expectorant?
guaifenesin (Mucinex), (Robitussin)
the purpose of expectorant is to enable the patient to rid the lungs and airway of mucus when coughing.
What can make a solution or fluid look cloudy
What are the signs and symptoms of using too much nicotine?
Abdominal pain Hearing Loss
Dizziness Visual Disturbances
What drugs are used for smoking cessation?
bupropion (Wellbutrin, Zyban)
nicotine (Nicoderm, Nicorette)
What is the most common contaminates of an IV fluid?
What is a coating agent?
Coating agents adhere to proteins at the ulcer site forming a protective coat or shield over the ulcer that resists degradation by gastric acid, pepsin and bile salts.
What drug is a coating agent?
TAKE ON AN EMPTY STOMACH
What is a beyond use date for compounding based on?
> Chemical stability - how long the chemicals as mixed are stable in each other's presence.
> Physical stability - how long the product as mixed will remain in the proper form.
> Microbial contamination - whether there is a risk of microbial growth in the product.