Reference Guide for Pharmacy Licensing Exam - Third Edition (NAPLEX)

 
9780974654485: Reference Guide for Pharmacy Licensing Exam - Third Edition (NAPLEX)
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Over 65 chapters review the basics of pharmacology. Well organized therapeutic classifications of drugs at the beginning of each chapter. Brand and generic names of medications highly utilized in the U.S. Updated information on newly available drugs. Brief review on over-the-counter drugs & TPN. Antidotes of medications, normal therapeutic serum concentrations of drugs and much more in easy to read tables.

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My name is Manan Shroff. I am currently registered pharmacist in usa.

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SAMPLE QUESTIONS FROM THE BOOK 131. Otitis media is generally caused by I. H. Influenza
II. S. Pneumonia
III. M. Pneumonia a. I only
b. III only
c. I and II only
d. II and III only
e. All 132. Cholestatic hepatitis is commonly associated with a. E-mycin
b. Wintrocin
c. Ilotycin
d. Ilosone
e. Robimycin 133. Which of the following information(s) about Lovenox is/are true? I. The active ingredient is Enoxaparin Na.
II. It is low molecular weight heparin.
III. It is available in 30 mg/0.3ml injection. a. I only
b. III only
c. I and II only
d. II and III only
e. All 134. Mr.Mike is suffering from muscle cramp, leg cramp, weakness, fatigueness. laboratory finding his K+ level shows 1 meq/L, which indicates severe hypokalemia. Which of the following drug should not be given into Mr. Mike? a. Vasotec
b. Accolate
c. Lozol
d. Dexedrine
e. Slow Bid 135. The active ingredient of Tussionex Pennkinetic is/are I. Hydrocodone polistirex
II. Chlorpheniramine polistirex
III. Dextromethorphan polistirex a. I only
b. III only
c. I and II only
d. II and III only
e. All 136. Mrs. Rey wants to use Estraderm system for the first time. She comes to the pharmacist and asks how to use the transdermal system. The pharmacist may counsel her by all of the following EXCEPT a. Patch should be placed on clean, nonhairy and dry area of skin.
b. The site of application must be rotated with an interval of at least 1 week.
c. Breast is the best site for the application of patch.
d. System should be applied immediately after opening of patch.
e. The waistline should be avoided because tight clothing may rub the system off. 137. Which of the Theophylline salt contains the highest percentage of Theophylline? a. Theophylline monohydrate
b. Aminophylline anhydrous
c. Aminophylline dihydrate
d. Oxtriphylline
e. Theophylline Na glycinate ANSWERS 131(c)Otitis media is generally caused by H. influenza and S. Pneumonia. 132(d)Ilosone(Erythromycin Estolate) is preferred erythromycin to use in children because of its better absorption in presence of food and better GI tolerance compared to other erythromycin salts.Ilosone(Erythromycin Estolate) is highly hepatotoxic and responsible for causing cholestatic hepatitis. 133(e)Lovenox(Enoxaparin Na) is low molecular weight heparin contains 30 mg of Enoxaparin Na in 0.3 ml of S.W.F.I. It is mainly indicted for prevention of deep vein thrombosis which leads to pulmonary embolism following after hip or knee replacement surgery.

Lovenox should be carefully used in patient with hypersensitivity to heparin or in patient with heparin induced thrombocytopenia.

Elevation of serum transaminase level would be associated with Lovenox therapy. Since elevation of AST is a very important factor for diagnosis of myocardial infarction, liver disease and pulmonary embolism, result should be interpreted with caution. 134(c)Lozol (Indapamide) is antihypertensive drug with diuretic activity. It is available in 1.25 mg and 2.5 mg of oral strengths. It may cause hypokalemia by increasing the excreation of K+. It should be avoided in patient suffering from hypokalemia. 135(c) Tussionex Pennkinetic contains Hydrocodone and Chlorpheniramine polistirex as the active ingredients. Hydrocodone is included in formula as a cough suppressant & Chlorpheniramine is a anti histamine agent. 136(c)Patch should be placed on clean, dry area of skin or trunk of the body. Site selected should not be exposed to sunlight. It should never be applied to breast. The application site should be rotated every week. The patch should not be applied to waistline since tight clothing may rub-off the system. System should be applied immediately after opening. 137(a)The various salts of Theophylline has various % of Theophylline.

Theophylline Monohydrate

91%
Aminophylline Anhydrous

86%
Aminophylline Dihydrate

79%
Oxtriphylline

64%
Dyphyline

0%

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