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Review for CPJE 2016

QuestionAnswer
What is ulipristal Brand Name- Ella; progesterone receptor modulator; 30mg table, take 1 ASAP within 120 hours after unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy
What is the best form of birth control for women who are breast feeding? progestin-only pills because estrogen decreases milk production (micronor, ovrette, nor-qd, jolivette, camila, nora-BE, Errin)
What schedule is ketamine? C III
Secobarbital, amobarbital, and pentobarbital suppositories are what schedule? C III
Secobarbital, amobarbital, and pentobarbital tablets, liquid, capsule or injectables are what schedule? C II
What schedule is apomorphine No longer controlled drug- used to be C II
What schedule is Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)? C III
Faxed scheduled III, IV, V prescriptions must be deduced to writing by pharmacy upon receiving because all scheduled drugs must be written on security paper, so the fax paper is not appropriate. It can be treated as a verbal order written on the pharmacy blanks.
Can a controlled drug have a PRN refill designation? No, the pharmacist may fill the prescription as written, but must call the provider to clarify the number of refills wants. Non-scheduled drugs may have PRN refills.
Abx to be taken on an empty stomach ampicillin, penicillin VK, dicloxacillin, tetracycline, levoflox oral soln only, azithromycin ER susp only (not tab), rifampin, isoniazid
Abx Do not refrigerate Clarithromycin susp, Clinda susp, Azithromycin susp (non refrig preferred)
HIV meds that require refrigeration Ritonavir cap (not soln or tab)- 30 expir at room temp, Lopinavir/ritonavir oral soln (not tab)- 2 month expir at room temp, Tipranavir cap (Aptivus- not oral soln)- 60 day expir at room temp
what schedule is tramadol C IV
what schedule is hydrocodone CII
Drugs that must be protected from light ampho B, linezolid, metronidazole, nitroglycerin, nitroprusside, norepi, zidovudine,
Protease inhibitor sulfa drugs fsamprenavir, tipranavir, darunavir, amprenavir
Diuretic sulfas bumetanide, furosemid, torsemide, chlorothiazide, chloralidone, HCTZ, indapamide, metolazone; Only non-sulfa = ethacrynic acid (Edecrin)
Anti-diabetic sulfas sulfonylureas- chorpropamide, glimepiride, glipizide, tolbutamide
What is the generic name and directions for use? Catapress TTS clonidine Apply 1 patch once weekly to upper outer arm arm or chest
What is the generic name and directions for use? Ortho Evra Ethinylestradiol + norelgestromin; Apply 1 patch per week for 3 weeks to buttock, abd, upper toros, or ipper outer arm (not on breast). No patch x 1 week
What is the generic name and directions for use? Duragesic Fentanyl; Apply 1 patch q 3 days to upper torso
What is the generic name and directions for use? Lidoderm Lidocaine; 12 hours on/12 hours off to affected area
What is the generic name and directions for use? Daytrana Methylphenidate long acting; 9 hours on/ 15 hours off to hip area
What is the generic name and directions for use? Nicoderm Nicotine; Once daily to upper body or upper outer part of arm
What is the generic name and directions for use? minitran nitroglycerin; once daily to hair-free skin area
What is the generic name and directions for use? Exelon rivastigmine; once daily to upper back, upper arm, chest
What is the generic name and directions for use? Transderm Scop scopalamine; Behind ear > 4 hours (best if 12 hours) before exposure and q 3 days prn
What is the generic name and directions for use? Androderm Testosterone; one patch at bedtime to back, abdomen, upper arms, or thighs
What is the generic name and directions for use? Butrans Buprenorphine; once a week to upper outer arm, upper chest, upper back, or side of chest
What is the generic name and directions for use? Oxytrol Oxybutynin transdermal; twice weekly to abd, hip, buttock
Preferred inhaled corticosteroid for patients on protease inhibitors beclomethasone (Qvar
High intensity statin therapy Atorvastatin (Lipitor) 40-80mg Rosuvastatin (Crestor) 20-40mg
Moderate intensity statin therapy Atorva 10-20mg; fluva (Lescol) 80mg; Lovastatin (Mevacor) 40mg; Pitavastatin (Livalo) 2-4mg; Prava 40-80mg, Rosuvatatin 5-10mg, simva 20-40mg
What is the generic name and special counseling point? Capoten captopril; Take on an empty stomach; shortest half life of all ACEI, bid-tid (all others are QD-BID)
What is the generic name? Univasc moexipril; ACEI
What is the generic name? Edarbi azilsartan; ARB
What is the generic name? Trandate Labetolol; take with food to increase bioavailability
What is the generic name? Zebeta bisoprolol
What is the generic name and special counseling point? Plendil felodipine ER; do not crush or chew
What is the generic name? Demadex Torsemide- Loop diuretic
What is the generic name and important counseling point? Corlanor Ivabradine; fetal toxicity, females should use effective contraception
What is the generic name and important counseling point? Glyset miglitol- Take with first bite of food. If miss a meal, then skip a dose; DM
What is the generic name and important counseling point? Precose acarbose- Take with first bite of food. If miss a meal, then skip a dose; DM
What is the generic name? Tradjenta Linagliptin- DM
What is the generic name? Nesina Alogliptin- DM
What is the generic name? Symlin pramlintide- amylin analog- inject immediately before a meal; approved for both Type 1 and Type 2 DM
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