Quiz

1. The pharmacokinetic phase is

(b) the way the drug is absorbed, distributed, and eliminated.

(c) the effect the drug has on the body.

2. The ingredient in a drug that causes a physiological response is called

(b) excipient.

3. The method in which a drug is absorbed by flowing from a high concentration to a low concentration is called:

(a) active diffusion.

(b) pinocytosis.

(c) passive diffusion.

(d) absorption rate.

4. All drugs are absorbed immediately when they are administered.

5. Lipid soluble drugs are absorbed more quickly than water-soluble drugs.

6. Bioavailability is

(a) the quantity of drug in a vial.

(b) the quantity of drug injected into the body.

(c) the number of drug particles in a dose.

(d) the percentage of a dose that reaches the bloodstream.

7. Primary loading is the first measured quantity of drug that is eliminated from the body.

8. A drug that causes a nonspecific physiological response is called a(n)

(b) metabolite.

9. Insulin is a type of inhibition drug.

10. Therapeutic index identifies the margin of safety of the drug

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