Most common drugs used in the clinical environment

Juanita Espach
Quiz by Juanita Espach, updated more than 1 year ago
Juanita Espach
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Pharmacy Quiz on Most common drugs used in the clinical environment, created by Juanita Espach on 10/27/2016.

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Question 1

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The generic name for Dormicum is
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  • Midazolam
  • Triazolam
  • Loprazolam

Question 2

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The most common side-effect of Dormicum is
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  • Drowsiness and over-sedation
  • Hypertension occurs with high doses

Question 3

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Carbapenems are a class of antibacterials that includes Invanz
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Ertapenem's (Invanz) spectrum of activity includes
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  • intra-abdominal, urinary and gynecologic infections
  • ear infections
  • eye infections

Question 5

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Common adverse effects to Ertapenem include: nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Proton pump inhibitors disrupt chemical binding in the stomach cells to reduce acid production, lessining irritation and allowing peptic ulcers to heal better. They include:
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  • Esomeprazole
  • Cimetidine
  • Rantidine

Question 7

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Proton pump inhibitors may also interfere with the metabolism of diazepam, phenytoin and wafarin, causing [blank_start]increased[blank_end] half-life and [blank_start]elevated[blank_end] plasma levels of these drugs.
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  • increased
  • decreased
  • elevated
  • decreased

Question 8

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Opiod analgesics could cause pupil [blank_start]constriction[blank_end], respiratory depression, [blank_start]hypotension[blank_end] and [blank_start]suppress[blank_end] the bladder voiding reflex.
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  • constriction
  • dilatation
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • suppress
  • stimulate

Question 9

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Pethidine is classified as an opioid analgesic.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Perfalgan is indicated for the short-term treatment of moderate pain, especially following surgery and for the short-term treatment of fever, when administration by intravenous route is clinically justified by an urgent need to treat pain or hyperthermia and/or when other routes of administration are not possible.
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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Augmentin is combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Enoxaparin is the generic name of
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  • Clexane
  • Nexium

Question 13

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Clexane is an [blank_start]anticoagulant[blank_end] used to prevent [blank_start]deep vein thrombosis (DVT)[blank_end] or to treat [blank_start]acute deep vein thrombosis[blank_end] with or without pulmonary embolism
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  • anticoagulant
  • deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • acute deep vein thrombosis

Question 14

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Ondansetron is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by
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  • chemotherapy
  • viral infections

Question 15

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Ondansetron administered with apomorphine has reported to cause profound [blank_start]hypotension[blank_end] and [blank_start]loss of consciousness[blank_end].
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  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • loss of consciousness
  • hyperactivity

Question 16

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Hyoascine Butylbromide is the generic name for
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  • Atropine
  • Colofac
  • Buscopan

Question 17

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Benzodiazepines such as Diazepam (Valium) could be used for
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  • relieving anxiety
  • induction of aneasthetics

Question 18

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DF118 forte tablets contain the active ingredient [blank_start]dihydrocodeine[blank_end], which is a type of medicine called an [blank_start]opioid[blank_end] painkiller.
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  • dihydrocodeine
  • codeine phosphate
  • opioid
  • paracetamol

Question 19

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Zolpidem is the generic name for the following sedative-hypnotic drug:
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  • Imovane
  • Somnil
  • Stilnox

Question 20

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Stilnox MR are indicated for the management of ...
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  • induction of sleep
  • Alzheimer's disease

Question 21

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Sovenor patches deliver a therapeutically effective amount of drug across a patient’s skin.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Sovenor patches is indicated for
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  • Chronic muscoloskeletal pain of the joints
  • Pregnant patients
  • Only moderate pain
  • Patients younger than 18 years of age.
  • Opioid allergy
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