Drug Delivery

Becca Shaw
Quiz by Becca Shaw, updated more than 1 year ago
Becca Shaw
Created by Becca Shaw over 5 years ago
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University Physiology and Pharmacology Quiz on Drug Delivery, created by Becca Shaw on 05/08/2015.

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Question 1

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How is Gyceryl trinitrate administered to treat angina?
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  • Rectally
  • Injection
  • Sublingually
  • Inhalation

Question 2

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How may the drug Diazepam be administered?
Answer
  • Orally
  • Injection
  • Rectally
  • Sublingually

Question 3

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What epithelial surfaces may act as a route of administration for certain drugs?
Answer
  • Skin
  • Vagina
  • Cornea
  • Nasal mucosa

Question 4

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How may the drug salbutamol be administered?
Answer
  • Inhalation
  • Injection
  • Rectally
  • Orally

Question 5

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Administration of a drug onto the skin is known as topical administration. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Delivery of a drug into the body is known as systemic administration. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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In systemic administration, GI tract routes are called ... and non-GI tract routes are called...
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  • Enteral administration, parenteral administration
  • Parenteral administration, enteral administration

Question 8

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What is the most common form of drug administration?
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  • Rectal
  • Sublingual
  • Oral
  • Injection

Question 9

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Which of the following statements are true regarding orally administrated drugs?
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  • Enteric-coated tablets allow for slow release of the drug
  • Formulation can be manipulated to rate the rate of absorbance
  • Require absorption in the gastrointestinal tract
  • Inconvenient to administer

Question 10

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Orally administered drugs may be delivered in what forms other than tablet or capsule?
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  • Suspension
  • Solution
  • Injection
  • Emulsion

Question 11

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An advantage of orally delivered tablets and capsules is that the drug can undergo pharmaceutical manipulation in order to control release of the drug. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Which of the following statements are true regarding sublingually administered drugs?
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  • They are useful for when a rapid response is required
  • Good for drugs which are unstable at gastric pH
  • Absorption occurs directly from the oral cavity
  • Good for drugs which are rapidly metabolised by the liver

Question 13

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Which of the following statements is false regarding rectally administered drugs?
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  • Useful for drugs that cannot be delivered intravenously
  • Useful method for patients who are unable to take medication by mouth
  • An example of a rectally administered drug is salbutamol
  • Used for drugs that are required to produce a local effect

Question 14

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Anti-inflammatories for ulcerative colitis are delivered rectally to produce a localised effect. True or false?
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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Diazepam is used to treat status epliepticus (epilieptic seizure). True or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False
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