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Pharmacy Prescriptions Quiz!

25 Questions!

Welcome to your Prescriptions Quiz

1. 
A medicine with an expiration date of 09 / 2021 expires on which date?

2. 
A prescription reads: ii gtts ou qid ud. How must the drug be administered to the patient?

3. 
What does the pharmacy term, gtt, refer to?

4. 
For a non-controlled substance prescription drug, for how long is the prescription valid from the date of issue?

5. 
Which of the following Roman numerals is an invalid number?

6. 
What does the pharmacy abbreviation, cyath., refer to?

7. 
What does the pharmacy abbreviation pc mean?

8. 
Which of the following is an example of an auxiliary label?

9. 
Which of the following details must be included on a label for a sterile medicine?

10. 
When pulling up a patient profile to commence entering a prescription, which of these protocols should be followed?

11. 
What value is assigned to the following Roman numeral: DXIV?

12. 
Translate the following prescription details: iii tabs po ac bid x 5d

13. 
Which of the following prescription terms refers to instructions given to the pharmacist, for example, specifying whether a generic drug may be substituted for a branded equivalent?

14. 
Which of the following pharmacy terms refers to “oral administration”?

15. 
Which of these pharmacy acronyms means twice daily?

16. 
1/2NS refers to saline with which of these concentrations?

17. 
How many capsules should be dispensed to a patient who receives the following prescription: iii caps ud q12h x 7d

18. 
Medicines are stored in amber containers to protect the medicine from which of the following?

19. 
Which of these pharmacy abbreviations means “as needed”?

20. 
Interpret the following prescription: i pr HS

21. 
What does the pharmacy abbreviation stat. refer to?

22. 
Which part of the NDC code refers to the manufacturer?

23. 
What is the maximum number of refills for non-controlled drugs?

24. 
How many teaspoons are equal to 2 tablespoons?

25. 
Which of the following prescription terms refers to the directions for use?

Top Tip

Beta-blockers are easily identifiable because they all have the suffix -lol; eg. atenolol, bisoprolol, metoprolol.

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