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Which of the following medications is required to be kept in locked storage at a community pharmacy located in Austin, TX?
B and C only
None of the above
What is the minimum age requirement for purchasing an OTC product containing pseudoephedrine in Texas?
A physician sends an electronic prescription for Wellbutrin to a community pharmacy with the statement “Brand Medically Necessary” noted under the drug name. Which of the following is true?
This prescription may only be filled with brand name medication
This prescription may be filled with generic medication because “brand medically necessary” is not valid on electronic prescriptions
This prescription may be filled with generic medication if it is cheaper than brand name medication
This prescription may be filled with generic medication only at the patient’s request
This prescription may be filled with generic or brand name medication at the pharmacist’s discretion
To be considered a Schedule V controlled substance, a product containing opium may not exceed what concentration?
10 mg/100 mL
20 mg/100 mL
50 mg/100 mL
100 mg/100 mL
200 mg/100 mL
A patient brings a prescription for tramadol to a community pharmacy that is written for a quantity of 30 with five refills. On the day that she first drops off the prescription, she asks to pick up 7 tablets. She returns once a week for the next five weeks and requests 7 tablets each time, stating that this is the most the she can afford. When the patient returns the next week to pick up 7 more tablets, which of the following should be the pharmacist’s response?
The prescription has been refilled the maximum number of times and is no longer valid
The maximum number of partial fills has been exceeded and the prescriber will need to issue a new prescription
The prescription may be partially filled one more time, but then will be invalid
The prescription should not have been partially filled this way and no more partial fills will be dispensed
There is no problem with this method of partial filling, and 7 more tablets can be dispensed
Which of the following would be considered a legal prescription?
A prescription for Ritalin faxed by a prescriber on a Texas Official Prescription Form to a community pharmacy for a child with no other health issues
A prescription for Percocet faxed by a prescriber on the prescriber’s own prescription pad for a patient in hospice care
A prescription for a 90-day supply of Norco verbally called in by a prescriber for a patient with a femur fracture
A prescription for 3-day supply of Norco verbally called in by a prescriber for a surgical procedure planned for next week
An electronic prescription for a 180-day supply of Oxycontin transmitted from a prescriber’s computer to a pharmacy’s computer for a patient with chronic pain
How many refills are permitted on a prescription for a Schedule V controlled substance in Texas?
5 refills permitted; must be filled within 6 months
5 refills permitted; must be filled within 12 months
11 refills permitted; must be filled within 12 months
No refills permitted on a Schedule V controlled substance
No limit on refills permitted or time frame to fill refills
A patient picks up a new prescription for metformin at a pharmacy in Austin, TX. She has never taken the medication before, but has been a patient of this pharmacy for five years. Which of the following is true regarding prescription counseling for this patient?
A pharmacy technician may ask the patient if she has any questions about the prescription to determine if counseling from the pharmacist is necessary
If the patient refuses counseling, the pharmacist should inform the patient that the prescription may not be dispensed
The pharmacist must counsel the patient on this prescription and all subsequent refills unless counseling is specifically refused
The patient may refuse counseling on this prescription from the pharmacist, but refusal must be documented
Counseling is not required because this patient is not a new patient to the pharmacy
In a Class A pharmacy in Texas, who is responsible for educating and training pharmacy technicians?
Pharmacy Technician Supervisor
Pharmacy hiring manager
All pharmacists employed by the pharmacy
An official of the US Armed Services who is not a DEA registered practitioner writes a prescription for Adderall for a patient at a medical clinic located at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. Which of the following is true regarding this prescription?
This prescription is not valid because it must be written by a DEA registered practitioner
This prescription is not valid because controlled substances may not be prescribed by officials of the US Armed Services
This prescription may be filled on base, but is not valid if taken to a pharmacy off base
This prescription may only be filled off base if it is written on a Texas official prescription form
This prescription may be filled at any pharmacy in the state of Texas
A pharmacist who owns an independent pharmacy in Texas is notified that the manufacturer of bumetanide tablets has issued a recall citing possible mislabeling of tablet strength. Within what time period must the product be removed from the pharmacy inventory?
None of the above
The Texas State Board of Pharmacy would classify which of the following as a Class G pharmacy?
A facility established for the primary purpose of processing medication orders for another pharmacy
A nuclear pharmacy preparing sterile radiopharmaceuticals
A mail order pharmacy located outside of Texas that dispenses medications to patients in Texas
A mail order pharmacy located in Texas that dispenses medications to patients in Texas
A freestanding facility that is licensed to provide emergency care to patients
All of the following are methods of obtaining continuing education (CE) credit EXCEPT:
Completion of an Advanced Cardiac Life Support course
Attending a Texas State Board of Pharmacy meeting
Participation in a Texas State Board of Pharmacy appointed Task Force
Presentation of a research poster at the Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition
Completion of a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) course
A pharmacist had their license revoked for various reasons. How long after the license is revoked can it potentially be reinstated?
At which of the following types of pharmacies in Texas does the invoice for Schedule III–V controlled substances ordered from a manufacturer not have to be initialed by a pharmacist?
Institutional (hospital) pharmacy
Freestanding emergency medical facility pharmacy
Mail order pharmacy
Any pharmacy personnel preparing sterile preparations must take an initial written and media-fill test, followed by testing every _____________ for high-risk level compounding.