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
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2:  The drug added to an IV solution is called -------------------- .

a)    Excipients
b)    Sodium chloride
c)    Dextrose
d)    Additive
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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
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4:  Any solution administered to the patient`s veins must be -----------------

a)    Non-sterile
b)    Sterile & Pyrogen free
c)    Endotoxins
d)    Irritating
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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)
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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.
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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
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8:  An improperly prepared solution when administered can have very serious consequences like ----------------------

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

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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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