Friday, March 26, 2010


1.Plasters are semisolid or solid adhesive masses spread on backing material intended for……….. use

a. External
b. Internal
c. Intra venous
d. Intra muscular
The adhesive characteristics of plaster on the body surface depend upon………..
a. Pressure
b. Temperature
c. Force
d. Non above
Plaster are ……….. Masses
a. Liquid
b. Solid and liquid
c. Semisolid and solid
d. Non above
Non-medicated plasters are used for ………..
a. Therapeutic effect
b. Heal wound
c. Protection and mechanical support
d. Non above
Backing materials used for plasters are of………
a. Steel
b. Iron
c. Paper or cotton
d. Glass

Answers of MCQs of plasters

1. a
2. b
3. c
4. c
5. c 
(This post is helpful for students of Dispensing Pharmacy)

Further reading:
 Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy (Remington the Science and Practice of Pharmacy) 

Pharmaceutical Compounding And Dispensing (Includes video clips CD-ROM) 

FASTtrack: Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing 

Pharmaceutical Dispensing : A Textbook for Students of Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing and A Reference Book for Pharmacists 

British Pharmacopoeia 2010 

USP NF 2009 (United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary) 

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