Thursday, May 6, 2010

IV admixtures

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from IV admixtures in Pharmaceutics
1:  --------------------  is the preparation of pharmaceutical product that requires the measured additive of medication to a 50ml or larger bag or bottle of IV fluid.

a)    Admixture
b)    Suspension
c)    IV admixture
d)    Emulsion
2:  The drug added to an IV solution is called -------------------- .

a)    Excipients
b)    Sodium chloride
c)    Dextrose
d)    Additive
3:  All different types of parenteral drug delivery systems are true EXCEPT--------------

a)    Decrease the safety of parenteral medications.
b)    Patient controlled analgesia
c)    Home IV therapy
d)    Home TPN
4:  Any solution administered to the patient`s veins must be -----------------

a)    Non-sterile
b)    Sterile & Pyrogen free
c)    Endotoxins
d)    Irritating
5:  Intravenous admixtures are ----------------- to which one or more additional drugs or solutions have been added.

a)    Mixtures
b)    Suspension
c)    Small volume parenteral
d)    Large volume parenteral (LVP)
6:  The intravenous admixture product should be --------------------

a)    Free of contamination (Particles, bacteria,extraneous material)
b)    The solution should be clear (All medications should be completely dissolved)
c)    Both a & b
d)    None of above.
7:  The ------------------  route is most dangerous route of administration because it by passes all of body`s natural barriers.

a)    Intra-muscular
b)    Intra-occular
c)    Both a & b
d)    Intra-venous
8:  An improperly prepared solution when administered can have very serious consequences like ----------------------

a)    Infections
b)    Emboli
c)    Occlusions
d)    All of above

Answers to Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from IV admixtures in Pharmaceutics

1. c) IV admixture
2. d) Additive
3. a) Decrease the safety of parenteral medications.
4. b) Sterile & pyrogen free
5. d) Large volume parenteral (LVP)
6. c) Both a & b
7. d) Intra-venous
8. d) All of above

(These MCQs are helpful for the preparation of Pharmacy Exams)
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