USA All States Pharmacy Exam Questions Dump

1. Which of the following is an orally disintegrating tablet formulation of prednisolone, used to treat exacerbations of asthma and other inflammatory diseases and conditions in children?
a. Celestone Soluspan
b. PediaPred
c. Orapred
d. Vasocidin
e. Juvéderm
2. An active ingredient of Ablecet is:
a. Rifampicin
b. Ketoconazole
c. Amphotericin B
d. Lisinopril
e. Isradipine

3. Gardasil is a vaccine indicated for the prevention of which of the following diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV)?
a. Vaginal cancer
b. Hepatitis B
c. Yellow fever
d. Tetanus
e. Tuberculosis

4. A physician writes the following prescription: Zelapar 1.25 mg tablets qty. 30 1 tab p.o. daily for hypertension. Which of the following would be the MOST APPROPRIATE action of the pharmacist?
a. Fill as written.
b. Call the physician regarding dosage strength.
c. Call the physician regarding dosage frequency.
d. Call the physician regarding route of administration.
e. Call the physician regarding drug indication.

5. What is the name of the active ingredient in Xolegel?
a. Fluconazole
b. Metronidazole
c. Ketoconazole
d. Itraconazole
e. Clotrimazole

6. Abilify is indicated for the treatment of:
a. Hypertension
b. Depression
c. Rheumatoid arthritis
d. Schizophrenia
e. Glaucoma

7. Humira is NOT indicated for which of the following?
a. Rheumatoid arthritis
b. Psoriatic arthritis
c. Ankylosing spondylitis
d. Crohn's disease
e. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

8. Which of the following auxiliary labels requires before dispensing Noxafil?
a. Take on an empty stomach.
b. May cause drowsiness.
c. For ear use only.
d. Shake well before use.
e. Refrigerate.

9. What is the major difference between Travatan and Travatan Z?
a. different active ingredient
b. different potency
c. different manufacturer
d. different preservative
e. different drug indication

10. Which of the following sedative hypnotic agents is useful as an antiemetic agent for treatment of cancer chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting?
a. Doral
b. Klonopin
c. Centrax
d. Librium
e. Ativan

11. Fentora is an effervescent buccal formulation of the potent opioid analgesic:
a. Oxycodone
b. Morphine
c. Fentanyl
d. Oxymorphone
e. Codeine

12. Pylera is indicated for the treatment of:
a. Hepatitis B infection
b. Helicobacter pylori infection
c. P.Carinii.Pneumonia infection
d. H. influenza infection
e. S. pneumoniae infection

13. The FDA has recently approved Risperdal-M Tab for which of the following indications?
a. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
b. Schizophrenia
c. Irritability associated with Autism
d. Bipolar mania
e. Parkinsonism

14. Which of the following would indicate that a patient understands why he is taking Brovana?
a. "I have bipolar disorder."
b. "I have obsessive compulsive disorder."
c. "I have post-herpetic neuralgia."
d. "I have severe diabetic peripheral neuropathy."
e. "I have chronic bronchitis."

15. The final dosage form of which of the following drug(s) could not be an elixir ?
I. Cefobid
II. Moxalactam
III. Flagyl
a. I only
b. III only
c. I and II only
d. II and III only
e. All

16. Which of the following is/are reported side effects of Tyzeka?
I. Lactic acidosis
II. Severe hepatomegaly with steatosis
III. Acute exacerbations of hepatitis B
a. I only
b. III only
c. I and II only
d. II and III only
e. All

17. A pharmacist receives a new prescription for Augmentin 500 mg. The prescription reads 1 tab po bid x 10 days. A technician in the pharmacy fills and processes the prescription using 250 mg of Augmentin instead, since the pharmacy is out of stock of 500 mg Augmentin tablets. The pharmacist who is doing the final check of the prescription should:
a. Fill the prescription as it is.
b. Call the physician and get approval regarding this switch.
c. Not fill the prescription.
d. Fill the prescription but counsel and inform the patient about this switch.

18. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE about vaccines or immunizations?
a. Two live vaccines may be given at the same time.
b. parenteral or intranasal administration of a live vaccine is not thought to affect the immune response of a subsequently administered oral live vaccine.
c. A live vaccine and an inactivated vaccine can be administered without regard to the timing of the other.
d. Antipyretics/analgesics such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen should routinely be given prior to immunization to reduce the discomfort.

19. Which of the following information regarding Pneumovax 23 is TRUE?
a. Pneumococcal vaccine is administered intradermally as one 0.5-mL dose.
b. Pneumococcal vaccine MUST NOT be administered at the same time as influenza vaccine.
c. For any person who has received a dose of pneumococcal vaccine at age greater than 65 years,revaccination is not indicated.
d. PNEUMOVAX 23 is approved for use in children older than 1 year of age.

20. What would be the new Acetaminophen strength in a newly reformulated Vicodin?
a. 500 mg
b. 300 mg
c. 325 mg
d. None of the above

21. A pharmacist is reviewing a new prescription prepared by a pharmacy technician. The prescription label reads: Precose 25mg PO TID x 30 days; Qty: 90 5 Refills. Which of the following acts done by the pharmacist is the most appropriate?
a. Fill as it is.
b. Call the prescriber to verify the Precose dose.
c. Call the prescriber to verify the number of refills.
d. Ask the technician to add an auxiliary label: "Take With Meals".
e. Counsel the patient that this drug may cause "Severe Constipation".

22. “Prescription” means:
I. An order given individually for the person for whom prescribed, directly from the practitioner, or the practitioner’s agent, to a pharmacist.
II. A chart order written for an inpatient specifying drugs which he or she is to take home upon discharge.
III. A chart order written for an inpatient for use while he or she is an inpatient.
a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

23. A pharmacist, dispensing prescriber, or veterinarian who dispenses a prescription drug which is a controlled substance listed in schedules 2 to 5 shall transmit the data by electronic media or other means as approved by the State Pharmacy Board. The requested data shall be transmitted in the format established by the:

24. Which of the following statements about methamphetamine is/are TRUE?
I. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that can be manufactured in small and portable laboratories.
II. The use of methamphetamine can result in fatal kidney and lung disorders, brain damage, liver damage and blood clots.
III. Each pound of methamphetamine produced leaves behind five to six pounds of toxic waste.
IV. Children born to mothers who are abusers of methamphetamine can be born addicted and suffer birth defects, low birth weight, tremors, excessive crying, attention deficit disorder and behavior disorders.
a. I only
b. I and IV only
c. II only
d. All

25. A pharmacist receives a new prescription to compound each capsule such a way so that it contains 200mg Acetaminophen, 50mg Butalbital and 40mg Caffeine. The final formulation of this compounded prescription shall be classified as:
a. Schedule III controlled drug
b. Schedule IV controlled drug
c. Schedule V controlled drug
d. Non-controlled substance