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PTCB Test Prep Therapeutics

Diseases and Conditions to Know for the PTCB Exam.

Feb 12th, 2024

What diseases and conditions do technicians need to know? The diseases to know for the PTCB exam only extend to major diseases and conditions of each body system. Of course, technicians are not expect

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PTCB Guide to Respiratory Medicines

Oct 19th, 2023

Introduction to Respiratory Medicines 8.3% of people in the United States have asthma. Of these 26.5 million people, 20.4 million are adults and 6.1 million are children. Given the prevalence o

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Syringes and Sterile Compounding!

Apr 14th, 2023

Compounding and the PTCB Exam Compounding is an important subject on the PTCB exam – and syringe needles form a core part of any understanding of this subject. Technicians may be asked questions rel

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Top 200 Brand and Generic Drugs for 2024 Exams!

Jan 22nd, 2023

200 Must-Know Medicines! Learning the top 200 brand and generic drugs can be daunting. Many medicines have more than one active ingredient – and there are often many different brand medicines for ea

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Top 50 Medical Prefixes to Know for the PTCB Exam!

Nov 25th, 2022

What are Medical Prefixes? Even if you do not know the answer to a PTCB question, you can often work out the likely answer if you know medical prefixes. Prefixes are used at the beginning of words –

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What is Tall-Man Lettering?

Sep 12th, 2022

Medication Safety Medication safety is important – one of the most tested subjects on the PTCB exam. Technicians must understand what strategies are used to mitigate against the risk of medication e

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Top 20 PTCB Drug Interactions to Know!

Jun 26th, 2020

Drug Interactions for the PTCB Exam Questions on drug interactions are common on the PTCB exam. Of course, given the tens of thousands of potential drug interactions, students are not expected to know

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Allergies and Hypersensitivity Reactions!

Jun 24th, 2020

What are allergies? Allergies and hypersensitivity reactions are overreactions by the immune system to a foreign substance which is otherwise harmless. On the PTCB exam, students may be asked question

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Cough and Cold Medicines to Know!

Jun 12th, 2020

Facts About the Common Cold Cough and cold medicines are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the United States. Pharmacy technicians provide essential counselling services to patients on what me

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Top 10 Medication Errors and How to Avoid Them!

May 6th, 2020

How Common Are Medication Errors? Pharmacy technicians and pharmacists work together to ensure that patient safety and therapeutic outcomes are maximized. Of course, the corollary of this is that medi

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