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Pharmacology for Technicians PTCB Test Prep

PTCB Guide to Antiemetic Drugs

Dec 16th, 2023

What are antiemetic drugs? Antiemetic drugs are medicines used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting. “Antiemetic” takes its name from the word “emesis”, which is the medical term for vomiti

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PTCB Guide to NSAIDs

Dec 3rd, 2023

What are NSAIDs? NSAIDs are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. NSAIDs are among the most widely prescribed drugs for patients suffering from mild-to-moderate pain or inflammation and the pain asso

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Drugs used to treat Diabetes!

Aug 16th, 2023

Drugs used to treat Diabetes There are more than 34 million patients with diabetes throughout the United States, and almost half a billion cases globally. Diabetes is set to rocket further in the year

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PTCB Guide to Tetracyclines!

Jun 10th, 2023

PTCB Guide to Tetracyclines Antibacterial drugs are among the most widely dispensed medicines. Pharmacy technicians can expect to at least encounter some PTCB exam questions on this subject. It’s al

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Reproductive System Medicines to Know for the PTCB Exam!

Feb 23rd, 2023

Reproductive System Diseases Pharmacy technicians routinely handle and dispense medicines that help patients with diseases that affect the reproductive system. When we talk about the reproductive syst

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Food and Drug Interactions to Know for the PTCB Exam!

Jul 18th, 2022

Must-Know Food and Drug Interactions There are three different kinds of drug interaction: For the PTCB exam, pharmacy technicians are expected to know common examples of all three kinds of interaction

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PTCB Guide to Antigout Drugs!

May 16th, 2022

What is gout? Approximately 4 percent of the US population suffers from gout, which is almost 10 million people. This statistic rises to 20 percent in patients with a family history of the condition.

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PTCB Guide to Statins!

May 6th, 2022

What are “statins”? Statins are important medicines to prevent heart disease and stroke. About 28 percent of Americans over the age of 40 take a statin medicine. That figure is likely to rise in t

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Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Drugs to Know for the PTCB Exam!

Mar 16th, 2022

What is the difference? Both antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs are routinely tested on the PTCB exam. Before we review the major drugs of each class, let’s first take a minute to learn the di

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Aspirin Pharmacology!

Nov 16th, 2021

Aspirin Pharmacology Aspirin is one of the most widely used drugs in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans over the age of 40 take aspirin daily, for example. As a pharmacy technician, then,

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