TEST PREVIEW

  1. All of the following statements related to important historical milestones in U.S. Food and Drug Laws are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. The FDA has specific requirements on content and format of labeling for human prescription drugs and biological products.
  1. Which of the following statements related to the DailyMed website is correct?
  1. All of the following statements related to drug-receptor binding are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements related to drugs-receptor interactions are correct EXCEPT which one? Drugs can interact with ______________.
  1. Which of the following statements related to the favorability of a drug-receptor interaction is correct?
  1. The graded dose-response curve demonstrates the average effect of a drug, as a function of its dose, in a population of individuals from which three important parameters can be deduced: effectiveness, toxicity, and lethality.
  1. A drug that favors binding to its active receptor, stabilizes its active conformation, and produces a pharmacological effect is called ________________.
  1. All of the following statements related to an antagonist are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements related to the ability of drugs to diffuse through lipid bilayer membranes is correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. A drug’s bioavailability, i.e., the fraction of administered drug that reaches the systemic circulation may be affected by ______________.
  1. All of the following statements related to the fate of drugs in the vascular compartment are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements related to xenobiotics, substances that are not naturally found in the body EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements related to the elimination of drugs from the body are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. A loading dose, i.e., a much higher initial dose than would be required if the drug were retained in plasma, may be used to achieve therapeutic levels with only one or two doses of drug.
  1. All of the following statements related to the individual effective dose are correct EXCEPT
     which one?
  1. Which of the following statements related to determining the optimum therapeutic dose of a drug for an individual is correct?
  1. All of the following statements related to pregnancy and the effects of drugs on the fetus are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Milk is generally more acidic (pH 6.8) than plasma (pH 7.4); therefore, acidic drugs become more concentrated in milk because of the phenomenon of pH trapping, while basic drugs are limited in their ability to enter milk.
  1. All of the following statements related to drugs and the pediatric patient population are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements related to drugs and the elderly is correct?
  1. All of the following statements related to drugs and the patient with liver disease are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements related to drugs and the patient with chronic renal disease are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. All of the following statements related to non-adherence are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Legend drugs require a prescription because they are considered to be potentially harmful if not used under supervision by a licensed practitioner who must be registered under Controlled Substances Act of 1970 with the Drug Enforcement Administration.
  1. A prescription _______________.
  1. Before prescribing a drug, a licensed practitioner must establish an accurate diagnosis whenever possible; although, at times one may prescribe medications based on a presumptive or working diagnosis.
  1. When prescribing a drug _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements related to the writing of unambiguous prescriptions is correct? 
  1. When prescribing a controlled substance, in addition to writing the number of tablets or capsules to be dispensed, the amount must also be written-out longhand, e.g., Disp #20 (twenty) tablets.
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