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Question 1 of 10
Master A, weighing 33lb, has been prescribed bumetanide at an initial dose of 15mcg/kg twice daily.
How many mL of bumetanide 1mg/5mL should Master A be given daily. Give your answer to one decimal place.Correct
Question 2 of 10
You receive a request for 2% w/w calamine in emulsifying ointment, however you only
have the 5% w/w ointment in stock.
How many grams of emulsifying ointment would you need to add to 200g of 5% w/w
calamine in emulsifying ointment to produce the concentration required?Correct
Question 3 of 10
You receive a request to manufacture a stock solution of magnesium chloride, so that
when it is diluted 1 in 1000, it makes a final solution of 0.02%.
How many grams of magnesium chloride is required to make 500ml of the stock solution?Correct
Question 4 of 10
A 10-year-old girl presents to A&E with an acute moderately severe asthma attack. The
nurse on the ward administers 10 puffs of salbutamol 100 mcg metered dose inhaler via a
large volume spacer device every 10 minutes for 20 minutes, then every 20 minutes, for a
total of period of one hour.
What is the total dose in milligrams of salbutamol that is administered to this patient
during the treatment period?Correct
Question 5 of 10
Mr A is a 55 year old man weighing 69kg and has a height 1.7m. He has been prescribed Etoposide for the treatment of testicular cancer at a dose of 220mg/m2 daily for four days. The dose is to be repeated 21 days later.
The formula for calculating body surface area is:
What is the total number of Etoposide 50mg capsules that should be dispensed for Mr A?Correct
Question 6 of 10
A stock solution containing 25% w/v of drug A is used to prepare an antiseptic such that when the antiseptic is diluted 1 in 25, a 1 in 500 wash solution is obtained which is ready for use by the patient.
What volume, in mL, of the stock solution is required to prepare 5 litres of the antiseptic to fulfil a bulk manufacturing order?Correct
Question 7 of 10
Mrs J is prescribed oral prednisolone in a descending dose regimen. She is to take 60 mg once daily, reducing by 10 mg every 2 days until a dose of 10 mg is reached. She is then to take 10 mg for 7 days followed by 5 mg for 7 days and then stop.
How many prednisolone 5 mg tablets would you need to supply to Mrs J to fulfil the full course of treatment?Correct
Question 8 of 10
Baby B who is 1 year old and weighs 22 pounds has been prescribed aminophylline at a dose of 1mg/kg/hour. The nurse on the paediatric ward asks for your advice on the correct infusion rate. The nurse will dilute a 250mg ampoule of aminophylline in 500mL of glucose 5%.
What is the infusion rate in mL/hour of aminophylline for Baby B? Give your answer to one decimal place.Correct
Question 9 of 10
You are working in a special manufacturing unit and you are preparing an order of Zinc and Icthammol cream BP for a dermatology clinic. The order is to prepare 150 packs of 27.5g tubes of cream.
The Zinc and Icthammol cream BP formulation contains the following:
3% cetostearyl alcohol
10% wool fat in zinc cream
What is the weight, in grams of wool fat, required to prepare the bulk order? Give your answer to two decimal places.Correct
Question 10 of 10
A patient on your ward has been prescribed a course of erythromycin 500mg qds for 10 days for a skin infection. The patient has taken 14 doses during their stay in hospital and is now medically fit for discharge.
How many erythromycin 250mg tablets do you need to supply to this patient on discharge so that they can complete the entire course?Correct