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05 NAPLEX Practice Test | quiz | NABP | North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination


1 >>A person with type 1 diabetes is currently using insulin. What should the pharmacist advise? I. Insulin may be unrefrigerated for 28 days. II. Avoid smoking. III. Do not shake cloudy insulin; roll in hands. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I, II, and III
2 >>When a patient is being counseling on the use of Nexium , which of the following is most appropriate for the pharmacist to state? ?
  • (A) Take this medication once daily, 1 hour before a meal.
  • (B) This medication may cause sedation.
  • (C) This medication is used to treat your toenail infection.
  • (D) This medication is used for your high blood pressure condition.
3 >>An asymptomatic patient who started taking atenolol goes to the pharmacy with a blood pressure of 132/78 and pulse of 54 beats per minute? Which of the following is the most appropriate action? ?
  • (A) Advising the patient that these are normal values and not to worry
  • (B) Calling the physician and suggesting that metoprolol might have a less pronounced effect on the patient' s heart rate
  • (C) Asking the patient if he has noted any dizziness on standing or decreased exercise tolerance
  • (D) Advising the patient to discontinue atenolol immediately
4 >>Which "show-and-tell" question(s) should a pharmacist ask when dispensing a refill? I. What do you take this medication for? II. How do you take this medication? III. What kind of problems have you been experiencing while taking this medication? ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) I, II, and III
5 >>Which of the following counseling points should be made regarding the administration of Metamucil ? ?
  • (A) Mix the granules with one gallon of water, stir, and store in the refrigerator; drink when needed.
  • (B) Mix the granules with eight ounces of water, stir, and let stand for an hour; then drink.
  • (C) Mix the granules with eight ounces of water, stir, and drink immediately.
  • (D) Swallow a teaspoonful of granules with an eightounce glass of water.
6 >>What are the possible side effects of Ritampin about which the pharmacist should counsel the patient? ?
  • (A) This medication can cause stiffness in joints.
  • (B) This medication can cause the urine to appear dark.
  • (C) Wear sunscreen outside while taking this drug.
  • (D) Report flu-like symptoms to your doctor.

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7 >>A 57-year-old patient with long-standing COPD takes a new prescription for an ipratropium (Atrovent ) inhaler to the pharmacy. The pharmacist's medication record shows that the patient is also using an albuterol inhaler as needed. Which of the following indicates that the patient understands how to incorporate the Atrovent into her regimen? ?
  • (A) She substitutes the Atrovent for the albuterol.
  • (B) She uses the Atrovent inhaler as needed for wheezing.
  • (C) She uses the Atrovent inhaler four times a day.
  • (D) For acute attacks, she should use the albuterol inhaler initially, then the Atrovent , as needed for wheezing.
8 >>A 48-year-old patient with stable COPD has a refill prescription for Combivent and a new prescription for Spiriva . Which of the following actions indicates that the patient understands the COPD regimen? ?
  • (A) She uses the Combivent inhaler every morning and evening.
  • (B) She uses the Spiriva as needed for wheezing.
  • (C) She uses the Combivent inhaler as needed for wheezing.
  • (D) She takes the Spiriva capsules by mouth.
9 >>During medication counseling for Diovan tablets, which of the following statements would verify that the patient has a good understanding of the possible side effects of the drug? ?
  • (A) I might have bladder spasms with this medication.
  • (B) I might get dizzy with this medication.
  • (C) I might get constipated while taking this medication.
  • (D) My vision might turn yellow with this medication.
10 >>Which of the following would show that a patient understands why he is taking Abilify ? ?
  • (A) I have bipolar disorder.
  • (B) I have obsessive compulsive disorder.
  • (C) I have postherpetic neuralgia.
  • (D) I have severe diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
11 >>Which questions should a pharmacist ask a patient when verifying the medication at pick-up? ?
  • (A) What OTC medicines do you take?
  • (B) What doctor prescribed you this medication?
  • (C) To make sure your medication is effective, how it should be taken?
  • (D) Do you have any allergies?
12 >>When counseling a patient, it is important to include "take on an empty stomach" for which of the following medications? I. Saquinavir II. Alendronate III. Levothyroxine ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) II and III
13 >>A mother comes to the pharmacy with questions about diaper rash. What counseling points would a pharmacist provide? ?
  • (A) Make frequent diaper changes.
  • (B) Use breathable disposable diapers.
  • (C) Expose skin under diaper to open air.
  • (D) All of the above





14 >>Which of the following questions should a pharmacist ask a patient when dispensing a new prescription? I. What did the doctor tell you the medication is for? II. How did the doctor tell you to take this medication? III. What did the doctor tell you to expect when taking this medication? ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) I, II, and III
15 >>What should you advise a patient with diabetes to do if he/she feels symptoms of low blood sugar? I. Drink 1/2 a glass of orange juice. II. Test blood glucose. III. Within 30 minutes after symptoms subside, eat a light snack. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) I, II, and III
16 >>A patient goes to the pharmacy with a prescription for Prandin . What should the pharmacist tell the patient when dispensing the filled prescription? ?
  • (A) Take on an empty stomach.
  • (B) Take before meals.
  • (C) It may cause drowsiness.
  • (D) If you miss a meal, take between meals.
17 >>Which of the following are counseling points regarding the use of metered-dose inhalers? ?
  • (A) Shake the canister or inhaler in place for 5-10 seconds before use.
  • (B) Hold breath for 10 seconds to allow medicine to reach the lungs.
  • (C) Tilt head back slightly and begin to inhale slowly.
  • (D) All of the above
18 >>Which of following describes proper technique for administering eye drops? I. With the forefinger, pull down the lower eyelid to form a pocket. II. Touch the tip of the dropper against the eye when administering the drops. III. Immediately after administering the drops, press a forefinger against the inside corner of the eye. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I and III
19 >>Which of following describes proper technique for using a peak flow meter? I. Before using the peak flow meter, fully inflate the lungs by taking a deep breath. II. Do not put the mouthpiece of the peak flow meter into the mouth. III. With as much force as possible, blow out as quickly as possible. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I and III
20 >>A 40-year-old man is going to a wedding this weekend. He is afraid he may experience heartburn and wants to try Gaviscon . Which of the following should a pharmacist tell him? I. If you have milk or dairy allergies, you should avoid this medication. II. Do not take more than 10 mg. III. Do not use for more than 2 weeks. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I and III

21 >>A patient is thinking about trying the EZ Detect fecal occult blood test. What should the pharmacist tell him about using the test? I. Avoid aspirin 2 days before use. II. Urine may alter the results. III. Toilet bowl cleaners may cause false positive results. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I, II, and III
22 >>A 58-year-old man recently started using Niaspan . He complains that he is experiencing flushing. What should a pharmacist recommend for this patient? I. Take Niaspan first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to avoid flushing. II. Take aspirin 325 mg 30 minutes before taking Niaspan . III. Avoid alcohol or hot drinks around the time of Niaspan administration. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) II and III
23 >>A 50-year-old woman asks a pharmacist about what she can to do prevent osteoporosis. What should the pharmacist recommend? I. Avoid weight-bearing exercises. II. Consume at least 1200 mg per day of calcium and 800-1000 IU of vitamin D. III. Limit alcohol intake. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) II and III
24 >>A 62-year-old woman goes to the pharmacy with a prescription for Fosamax . What should the pharmacist tell her about its use? I. Take the medication with food and a full glass of water. II. Lie down for at least 30 minutes after swallowing the tablet. III. Swallow the tablet whole. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) I, II, and III

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25 >>A patient goes to the pharmacy with a new prescription for Miacalcin nasal spray. What should the pharmacist tell the patient when dispensing the medication? I. After 30 doses, each spray may not deliver the correct amount. II. The pump should be primed before each daily dose only. III. Store unopened bottles in refrigerator. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) II and III
26 >>A 16-year-old girl has a prescription for Servent Diskus. What should the pharmacist tell her? I. The dose indicator shows how many doses are left. II. Do not breathe out into the mouthpiece. III. Close the Diskus after use so it is ready for the next dose. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and III
  • (D) I, II, and III
27 >>When counseling a patient about emergency contraception, which of the following is an accurate statement to make? ?
  • (A) Emergency contraception may be used as a primary means of contraception.
  • (B) Plan B emergency contraception is no longer sold in the United States.
  • (C) Emergency contraceptive pills can delay ovulation.
  • (D) Emergency contraceptive pills take at least 72 hours to work.
28 >>A patient has been counseled on the appropriate use of his new prescription for risedronate. Which of the following statements would verify that the patient has a good understanding of the consultation information that the pharmacist has provided? I. This medication will help with my Parkinson symptoms. II. This medication will help with my osteoporosis. III. I need to take this medication at least 30 minutes before the first food or drink of the day other than water, in an upright position, and should not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking it. IV. I need to take one tablet every other day. ?
  • (A) I and III only
  • (B) II and III only
  • (C) II and IV only
  • (D) I and IV only
29 >>A patient is counseled on the appropriate use of his new prescription for Betaseron . Which of the following statements would verify that the patient has a good understanding of the information that the pharmacist provided? I. This medication will help with my Parkinson symptoms. II. This medication will help with my depression. III. I need to tell my doctor if I get fevers or a sore throat. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III
30 >>Which of the following statements demonstrates that a female patient understands the risks associated with cytarabine therapy? ?
  • (A) I should avoid pregnancy and breast-feeding.
  • (B) I may become constipated while on this medication.
  • (C) I need to make sure to keep current on my vaccinations while on this medication.
  • (D) I will have permanent hair loss.
31 >>A pharmacist has counseled a patient on a new prescription for the Levemir FlexPen. Which of the following demonstrates that the patient understands the storage requirements? ?
  • (A) I should store the in-use pen with a needle in place.
  • (B) To avoid injecting myself with cold insulin, I should keep my pen in a warm place.
  • (C) Once opened, the pen should be stored at room temperature, but I should keep the rest of the pens in the refrigerator.
  • (D) Once opened, I should discard the pen after 28 days.
32 >>Which of the following factors would not be considered potential barriers to providing a thorough oral consultation to a patient? I. Education level II. Physical impairment III. Insurance coverage ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III
33 >>Peak flow meters are often classified into three zones. Which of the following describes this system? ?
  • (A) Red zone is 80%-100%; blue zone is 50%-80%; yellow zone is less than 50%.
  • (B) Green zone is 80%-100%; yellow zone is 50%-80%; red zone is less than 50%.
  • (C) Green zone is 50%-100%; yellow zone is 30%-50%; red zone is less than 30%.
  • (D) Red zone is 50%-100%; blue zone is 30%-50%; yellow zone is less than 30%.
34 >>Which counseling point(s) should be made regarding the use of oral ketorolac? I It is for short-term use only (up to 5 days). II. Take with food or milk. III. Do not break, chew, or crush the tablets. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III
35 >>Which of the following counseling points should be mentioned to a person wanting to take Xenical ? I. It may cause oily spotting. II. Take three times daily with each meal containing fat. III. Take a multivitamin containing vitamins A, D, E, and K at the same time as Xenical . ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III
36 >>Which of the following counseling points should be made to the patient taking felodipine (Plendil )? I. Avoid grapefruit juice while using this medication. II. It may cause headache. III. Take the medication with a high-fat meal. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III
37 >>A patient has a prescription for tranylcypromine (a MAO inhibitor). Which of the following foods should the pharmacist advise the patient to avoid? ?
  • (A) Chianti wine
  • (B) Sauerkraut
  • (C) Aged cheese
  • (D) All of the above
38 >>A patient with a prescription for simvastatin should be told which of the following statements? I. Report any unusual muscle pain or weakness. II. Avoid large amounts of grapefruit juice. III. Take the dose first thing in the morning. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) II and III
39 >>A patient has a prescription for Tri-Levlen . Which of the following counseling points should be made to the patient? I. If nausea occurs take with food or at bedtime. II. Use an additional method of contraception when taking antibiotics. III. It may cause weight gain, headaches, and breakthrough bleeding. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I, II, and III
40 >>A 40-year-old man is going to a wedding this weekend. He is afraid he may experience heartburn and wants to try Gaviscon . Which of the following should a pharmacist tell him? I. If you have milk or dairy allergies, you should avoid this medication. II. Do not take more than 10 mg. III. Do not use for more than 2 weeks. ?
  • (A) I only
  • (B) III only
  • (C) I and II
  • (D) I and III






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