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Pharmacy Technician Principles

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Quiz 8 :

Over The Counter Medications

Quiz 8 :

Over The Counter Medications

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Activated charcoal can be used to treat an overdose of which of these drugs?
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Activated charcoal can be used to treat an overdose of aspirin or acetaminophen.

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Which of the following is not an agent used in sore throat products?
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The various agents used in sore throat products include menthol,alcohol,and topical anesthetics,such as benzocaine.

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OTC medications are able to be taken by all age groups without restriction,which is why they require no prescription.
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Many OTC medications are contraindicated for specific age groups.

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Which of these products are being manufactured for use as a remedy for sore throats?
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Any food,drug,or product that contains any avoidable,added,poisonous,or deleterious substance is unsafe and is considered pure.
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Antacids are for short-term relief of:
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Aspirin does not interact with other drugs.
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To rule out infection one should see a physician if a sore throat continues without relief for more than 8 hours.
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Which of the following should be avoided when using a sleep aid?
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Sleep aids cannot be used for short-term sleeping problems.
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Babies can die of dehydration because of excess loss of what though watery stools?
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Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs are also used as analgesics and antipyretics.
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Both Canada and ____ allow consumers to purchase certain medications without a prescription,but under the care of a pharmacist.
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Extensive research takes place before releasing a new OTC drug.
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Decongestants cannot interact with antidepressants.
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The strength of a drug is referred to by its bioavailability.
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The American Medical Association is against BTC agents,claiming patients need care from a physician.
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Antihistamines are used for all but which of the following symptoms?
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Decongestants may cause all but which of the following?
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Aspirin decreases the clotting ability of:
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