PTCB practice questions Quiz #5 is the fifth of several free PTCB practice exams. It is more heavy in pharmacy math and word problems. In preparing for the PTCB or ExCPT exams, it is recommended to be prepared for short questions as well as lengthy word problems. The test may shift from one subject to another with each question.
Dr. Diaco has prescribed your customer a drug order for the following:
You have been asked by the pharmacist to prepare 3 liters of a 30% strength solution. Your pharmacy stocks the active ingredient in 8 ounce bottles of 70% strength. How many bottles of the active ingredient will you need to open to complete this request? (Hint -
here's how to do this one
A 600mL IV solution is to be given over a 5 hour period. Which of the flow rates below would need to be used.
Mr. Bill Foldes is a regular customer at your pharmacy. Today he brought in a new prescription for Oxycontin®. The script is from Dr. Bender and his DEA number is BB5274636. The script is dated December 17th of last year and today is April 21st. The prescription allows 5 refills. Under the circumstances, how many fills will Mr. Foldes receive ?
A customer walks in to your pharmacy and wants to buy a blood pressure monitor. They've chosen one that retails for $79.99. Today is senior Tuesday and your customer is eligible for a 15% discount on the unit. What will the final price be after the discount and 5.0% sales tax are applied ?
A drug developer invented a new drug in their lab in 1994. They applied for a patent for it in late 1995. They were awarded the patent in 1996. In 2009, the FDA approved the drug for sale and distribution in the US. What year will the patent expire for this drug?
The metric system is an international decimalised system of measurement, which is used by virtually every country in the world for both household and scientific applications. However, the metric system is not commonly used in the United States (outside of chemistry). How many milligrams are in 1 kilogram ?
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