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Study materials for pharmacy techs

What is the brand name for amoxicillin? Amoxil
In order to get rid of an infection, amoxicillin would most likely need to be taken for at least? 7 Days
An auxiliary label that should be attached to all antibiotics prescription bottles is Finish all medications
What class of antibiotics is chemically and pharmacologically related to the penicillin's? Cephalosporins
What classification of medication is Monopril? ACE inhibitor
What is the generic for Monopril? fosinopril
What is the medication used for chest pain that comes an an amber vial? nitroglycerin
Classification of medicine that may be used to treat congestive heart failure. Diuretics
What type of interaction could happen with Tri-Norinyl and an antibiotic? The antibiotic could diminish the effects of the Tri-Norinyl.
Antibiotics are typically prescribed for? Infections
Name the number one side effect of oral contraceptives Weight Gain
A way of grouping similar drugs into a category Drug Classification
Example of a drug that may have more than one drug classification Viagra
Who is responsible for approving medications for specific indications? FDA
If a patient called a drug store wanting their blood pressure medication refilled, which category of medication would the pharmacy technician most likely look under? Anticoagulant
A stomach medication may be classified as a? Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
Drug classifications are important because they help the technician to better understand? The clinical uses, Adverse Effects, Potential interactions
If a patient is allergic to Keflex, the pharmacy tech should know Keflex is in which classification? Cephalosporins
What is a situation in which a particular drug should not be used? Contraindication
A drug that binds to the receptor and stimulates the receptor function is called? Agonist
A drug that suppresses or counteracts the receptor's function is a? Antidote
A drug that could suppress stomach acid is a? Antagonist
Example of an H2 antagonist Zantac
Example of an agonist that is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease Sinemet
Specific neurotransmitter(s) blocked by antipsychotic medications Dopamine (DA) and Serotonin (5HT)
Antihistamines cause drowsiness by inhibiting what excitatory neurotransmitter? Dopamine (DA)
Which medications are employed in the management of mental disorders, such as schizophrenia? Antipsychotics
Psychomotor stimulants are agents that exhibit excitatory effects on the CNS. These agents include: Anorexiants, Amphetamines, Caffeine
Which drugs work by depressing the CNS or by decreasing the spread of the focus of the stimulants? Antipsychotic
An example of a medication used for the cardiovascular system? Lanoxin
If a female is taking birth control and is prescribed an antibiotic, what would the pharmacist counsel the patient on? Using a backup method of birth control for the rest of the month.
Elavil is the classification of TCA
Effexor is the classification of SNRI
Prozac is the classification of SSRI
Celexa is the classification of SSRI
Considered an illicit drug of abuse Cocaine, Heroine, Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
The cardiovascular system consists of the Heart, Arteries, and Veins
Cardiac Glycoside Lanoxin
Not a Loop Diuretic Cyclphosfamide
Not a H-2 Receptor Blocker Amantadine
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