(covering May 1999, August 1999, November 1999, and

February 2000 issues of the State Board Newsletter)



  1.  Percocet is available in which of the following strengths?


A.  2.5mg oxycodone/325mg acetaminophen

B.  5mg oxycodone/325mg acetaminophen

C.  7.5mg oxycodone/500mg acetaminophen

D.  10mg oxycodone/650mg acetaminophen

E.  All of the above


  2.  If a prescriber does not write for a strength of the drug on a Schedule II prescription, the pharmacist may telephone the prescriber and obtain this information, record the strength on the prescription, and document the call.  A new prescription is not needed.


A.  True

B.  False


  3.  The Board of Pharmacy has recently conducted several hearings addressing errors in dispensing resulting in patient harm where the pharmacist did not properly follow up on a patient's inquiry as to the medication dispensed.


A.  True

B.  False


  4.  In June, 1999, the Board of Pharmacy approved which of the following certification programs as an alternative to reporting continuing education, except the three hours of jurisprudence?


A.  BPS certification in Nuclear Pharmacy

B.  BPS certification in Psychiatric Pharmacy

C.  The Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy's geriatric program

D.  All of the above


  5.  NABP has developed a Verified Internet Pharmacy Prac­tice Site program to help consumers identify Internet pharmacies that are properly licensed and in good standing with their respective state board.


A.  True

B.  False


  6.  Which of the following are items that the U.S. Attorney General is directed to consider when assessing whether to impose civil penalties?


A.  Whether actual or potential harm to the public resulted

B.  Whether the violations were intentional or negligent in nature

C.  Whether the violations were a first-time offense

D.  Whether and to what extent the defendant profited from the illegal activity

E.  All of the above


  7.  A pharmacist may package multiple drugs in a single-dose container if certain conditions are met.


A.  True

B.  False


  8.  The continuing pharmacy education reporting require­ment in 2001 will be sixty hours of C.E. with at least forty-five of these hours being in patient care and three hours in Ohio Board-approved jurisprudence.


A.  True

B.  False


  9.  Ketamine is:


A.  Not a controlled substance

B.  A Schedule II drug

C.  A Schedule III drug

D.  A Schedule IV drug

E.  A Schedule V drug


10.  Dronabinol is currently listed in which controlled sub­stance schedule by both the DEA and Ohio?


A.  Schedule I

B.  Schedule II

C.  Schedule III

D.  Schedule IV

E.  Schedule V


11.  According to the FDA, within two years the manufac­turers of OTC products must comply with new labeling requirements.  These requirements include a "Drug Facts" box which must state which of the following?


A.  Active ingredients

B.  Uses

C.  Warnings

D.  Directions

E.  All of the above


12.  According to the FDA's new OTC Labeling Regulation, a phrase must be included on the label which states "Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are ..." when addressing drug/drug or drug/food interaction warnings.


A.  True

B.  False


13.  As of December 1, 1999, NABP has issued VIPPS Seals to which of the following on-line pharmacies?


A.  Merck-Medco Rx Services

B.  PlanetRx

C.  Drugstore.com

D.  All of the above


14.  Fentanyl is now available in a "lollipop" form for use in breakthrough cancer pain.


A.  True

B.  False


15.  A pharmacist is prohibited from performing which of the following acts unless it is done in conjunction with a licensed dietician?


A.  Performing nutritional assessments

B.  Engaging in nutritional counseling

C.  Performing nutritional education

D.  Holding oneself out as a nutrition expert

E.  All of the above


16.  The FDA Dietary Supplement Regulation requires a "Supplement Facts" panel that must state which of the following


A.  The manufacturer's suggested serving size

B.  Information on nutrients

C.  All other dietary ingredients present in the product

D.  A and B

E.  A, B and C



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