Drugs Behaviour and Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 12 :

Natural Health Products and Over-The-Counter Drugs

Quiz 12 :

Natural Health Products and Over-The-Counter Drugs

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According to a recent (2015) national survey, what percentage of Canadians regularly use natural health products (NHPs)?
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B

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How much money do Canadians spend a year on OTC and other medical nondurable products?
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D

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In which year did all natural products with associated claims of health benefits become subject to the regulations of the NHPD?
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C

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Starting in 2007, what is the only U.S. FDA-approved OTC weight-control ingredient?
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Which of the following is a product associated with weight loss, and known in China as ma huang?
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What dietary supplement ingredient has been tested for its ability to improve memory in Alzheimer's disease, but has produced only inconsistent and unreliable improvements in published research?
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Which of the following endogenous hormones is known to affect sleep?
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Which of the following has been identified as an area in need of development for OTC drugs?
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If you live in Canada and just purchased the most commonly used NHP what did you buy?
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SAMe (S-adenosyl-L-methionine) is a dietary supplement that has some research support for its possible use in treating which of the following?
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Which of the following has demonstrated evidence that suggests a compound in it can act as a blood thinner?
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With the creation of the Natural Health Products Directorate which stimulants moved from being classified as OTC drugs to NHPs?
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How many years consecutively must a medicinal ingredient been used within a cultural belief system or healing paradigm (e.g., traditional Chinese medicine) in order constitute traditional use?
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Which statement best describes what is required before a prescription or an OTC drug can be sold in Canada?
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Many of the capsules, pills, and powders that look like drugs and consumers think are drugs are actually classified by the FDA as which of the following?
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According to a 2015 national survey, what are the top three most commonly used NHPs in Canada?
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Which of the following has been referred to as the "horny goat weed" and has been used to enhance male sexual energy in traditional Chinese herbal medicine?
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Which of the following is a plant derivative that is included in several products sold on the internet as aphrodisiacs or treatments for erectile dysfunction?
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An active form of amino acid, methionine, has been helpful in treating depression. What is the name of the naturally occurring substance in the body?
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Which of the following has the over-the-counter drug Tylenol been indirectly linked to?
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