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Straighterline - PHARM 101exam 1 (GRADED A)

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Straighterline - PHARM 101exam 1

Which of the following statements is true of drug nomenclature?

Select one:

a. The nonproprietary name of a drug is usually a contraction of its chemical name.

b. The proprietary name of a drug is more commonly referred to as the generic name.

c. A drug can have several different generic names.

d. The name under which a drug is marketed is known as its nonproprietary name.

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David is analyzing the drug-response relationships of two different drugs, drug A and drug B. Drug A and drug B belong to the same class of drugs. During his study, David discovers that drug A produces the ceiling effect at a much lower dosage than drug B. What does this imply?

Select one:

a. Drug B is more potent than drug A.

b. Drug A is more potent than drug B.

c. The effective dose 50 (ED50) of drug B is lower than the ED50 of drug A.

d. Drug dosage and drug response are independent of each other.

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Drugs that bind to specific receptors and produce a drug action are called _____.

Select one:

a. repressors

b. antagonists

c. agonists

d. modulators

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_____ is a measure of the strength, or concentration, of a drug required to produce a specific effect.

Select one:

a. Toxicity

b. Affinity

c. Potency

d. Bioavailability

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Which of the following statements is true of toxicity?

Select one:

a. Toxic effects refer to those effects triggered by drugs that are undesirable but not harmful.

b. The toxic effects of a drug can be life-threatening.

c. The toxic effects of a drug can be controlled by increasing the dosage of the drug.

d. Patients are often advised to tolerate the toxicity of a drug in order to benefit from the drug's therapeutic actions.

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Which of the following would not be considered a dose-dependent adverse effect of a drug?

Select one:

a. Nausea

b. Liver damage

c. Kidney damage

d. Idiosyncrasy

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In the context of the drug schedules defined in the Federal Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, identify an accurate statement about schedule I drugs.

Select one:

a. These drugs are prescribed by physicians for a narrow range of medical conditions.

b. These drugs have a high potential for abuse and no accepted medical use.

c. This category of drugs includes narcotics such as morphine and pure codeine.

d. These drugs have a very low potential for abuse and are widely used in medical treatment.

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A patient is instructed to take two tablets orally on the first day and then take one tablet orally daily for the next four days. Select the term that refers to the instruction to take two tablets by mouth on the first day.

Select one:

a. Maintenance dose

b. Therapeutic dose

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