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PTCB Practice Test #3

PTCB Practice Test #3
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
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Which of the following drugs is considered by the ISMP to be high-risk/high-alert?

2 / 50

Which of the following should always be disposed of in a red biohazard container?

3 / 50

An order is written for 100 mL of a 6% solution. You have a 10% solution in stock. How much stock solution and how much diluent are needed to compound this order?

4 / 50

Which of the following organizations defines what makes a drug hazardous and maintains a hazardous drug list?

5 / 50

Many medications in the antiviral drug class end in

6 / 50

Which of the following organizations publishes a high-alert/high-risk medication list for internal pharmacy use?

7 / 50

If the drug class for citalopram was indicated as an abbreviation on a prescription, what might it be confused with?

8 / 50

Which of the following capsule sizes is the smallest, holding approximately 50 mg?

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When a prescription is returned to stock in a pharmacy, what happens to the insurance claim?

10 / 50

Which medication is a local anesthetic?

11 / 50

An example of an emulsion would be a(n)

12 / 50

MedWatch is a reporting system through which organization?

13 / 50

Decongestants, such as pseudoephedrine, cause which side effects?

14 / 50

Which of the following may cause edema, flushing, headache, and fatigue?

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A patient has a documented allergy to sulfa, and the prescriber calls in an order for Bactrim. Which type of error is this?

16 / 50

Which antibiotic has a 5‒10% chance of a cross-sensitivity reaction with penicillin?

17 / 50

Vitamin B12 is also known as

18 / 50

Which of the following pseudoephedrine purchases would be allowed under the CMEA?

19 / 50

A patient is getting ready to take a cruise and mentions to the pharmacist that she gets sea sick easily. The pharmacist might mention which herbal supplement as a possible treatment for motion sickness?

20 / 50

Which of the following can help prevent an administration error?

21 / 50

Which of the following would require restricted access, with accessibility limited to pharmacy staff only?

22 / 50

Cetirizine is indicated to treat

23 / 50

Which medication is used for a UTI?

24 / 50

Which of the following is a method of mitigating adverse events in a REMS program?

25 / 50

A pharmacy technician is entering a prescription for a patient. The prescription reads, Metformin 50 mg, take 1 tablet QD for BP. The pharmacy technician notices this is an error. What type of error would this be?

26 / 50

Which of the following may be used during non-sterile compounding?

27 / 50

Insulin glargine is stable for how many days after opening?

28 / 50

Which of the following is the proper order for garbing in PPE?

29 / 50

A refrigerator containing vaccines must have temperatures logged how frequently?

30 / 50

A reaction that causes a painful red or purple rash that spreads and blisters and can be a result of taking ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or penicillin is

31 / 50

A nebule is given via which route of administration?

32 / 50

Which dosage form is solid at room temperature but designed to melt and release medication in the body?

33 / 50

Which dosage form contains a substance that reacts with water to give off carbon dioxide and, as a result, causes a fizz?

34 / 50

If a hood or PEC has been shut off prior to compounding, how long must it be run before using?

35 / 50

A day designated by the FDA for patients to dispose of unused medications is called

36 / 50

A patient taking St. John’s wort who is also prescribed fluoxetine could experience which type of interaction?

37 / 50

Which of the following requirements for the DSCSA includes information dating back to the original manufacturing of the product?

38 / 50

A medication error that is caught before it reaches the patient is known as a(n)

39 / 50

Intuniv is the name brand of

40 / 50

Mometasone is which type of drug?

41 / 50

A drug-drug interaction in which the effects of the drugs are essentially “summed” together is which type of effect?

42 / 50

A technician is counting amoxicillin tablets that have left a white residue on the counting tray. If the technician continues to the next prescription without cleaning the tray, what may occur?

43 / 50

How many times can a prescription for controlled substance Schedules III‒V be transferred?

44 / 50

A prescription is written for 150 mL. Which of the following size bottles should be used to fill this prescription?

45 / 50

If the pharmacy counter was disinfected, what kind of cleaning has occurred?

46 / 50

Lotrel is a combination antihypertensive agent that contains benazepril and which other drug?

47 / 50

The generic name for Restoril is

48 / 50

Which of the following is used to reduce intraocular pressure in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension?

49 / 50

A HEPA filter must be certified every

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A recall that is unlikely to cause any adverse reaction, but which violates FDA standards for safety and efficacy is which type of recall?

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