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A prescription for oxycodone written on June 3, 2023 must be filled by what day?
June 10, 2023
June 17, 2023
June 24, 2023
July 3, 2023
November 3, 2023
Miss George just returned from an extended vacation in Mexico with friends. Near the end of the vacation, she went to see a physician for illness. While there, her blood pressure was very high and she was diagnosed with hypertension. She brings in a valid prescription written in Mexico from an authorized physician for valsartan 160mg to help with her blood pressure. What is the most appropriate response?
Fill the prescription as instructed on the prescription
Call the physician’s office to verify the prescription since it is from Mexico
Dispense a 72-hour supply and tell her to get a prescription from a U.S. physician for more
Tell the patient that controlled substance prescriptions from Mexico cannot be filled
Mark “void” on the prescription and give it back to the patient without dispensing it
Electronic prescriptions and verbal prescriptions cannot be accepted from a prescriber from Canada or Mexico unless they are also a licensed practitioner in Texas.
Valsartan is not a controlled substance.
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
Which of the following must be made known to pharmacy consumers?
I. Contact information for the local Board to facilitate consumer complaints
II. Contact information for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to facilitate consumer complaints
III. Contact information for the owners of the pharmacy to facilitate consumer complaints
I and II
II and III
I and III
I, II, and III
How many hours of an ACPE-accredited course related to sterile compounding must a pharmacist complete prior to compounding sterile preparations?
A dentist calls in a prescription for Norco to a patient’s local community pharmacy. The medication is intended for use after a procedure planned for the following week. Which of the following is true regarding this prescription?
This prescription is not valid because dentists do not have the authority to prescribe controlled substances in Texas
This prescription is not valid because verbal prescriptions are not permitted for Schedule II medications unless it is an emergency
This prescription is not valid because verbal prescriptions are not permitted for Schedule II medications under any circumstances
This prescription is valid but can only be filled for a 7-day supply
This prescription is valid but should not be dispensed until after the patient’s dental procedure
Norco (hydrocodone/APAP) is a Schedule II controlled substance.
How long must pharmacists be licensed/registered before they may be appointed to the Board?
A pharmacist receives a written prescription for the following: “Percocet 5/325mg, 1 tablet PO Q6h PRN pain, Dispense #30, 0 refills.” What action should be taken?
The pharmacist should fill the prescription as written
The pharmacist should tell the patient that the prescription is not valid and return it
The pharmacist should call the prescriber to verify the quantity
The pharmacist should call the prescriber to verify the dose
The pharmacist should only fill the prescription for 28 tablets
Dr. Terry is the only pharmacist on duty at a community pharmacy and needs to leave the prescription department for a short period of time while remaining in the building. Dr. Terry feels the pharmacy does not need to be closed. Who must stay in the pharmacy during the pharmacist’s absence?
Pharmacy technician trainee
It may not remain open
However, if the pharmacist believes it should be closed during this period of time, then they should remove all personnel from the pharmacy and post a notice.
A patient brings a prescription for Strattera to a community pharmacy, and the pharmacist notices that the generic formulation is cheaper. If there is no dispensing directive on the prescription, what should the pharmacist do?
Fill the prescription with brand name Strattera unless the patient requests the generic formulation
Fill the prescription with the generic formulation without telling the patient
Fill the prescription with the generic formulation and notify the patient of the substitution when the prescription is picked up
Notify the patient that the generic formulation is cheaper and request that the patient choose between brand and generic
Call the physician to ask if the prescription can be filled with the generic formulation
The Texas State Board of Pharmacy must be notified within what time frame of the permanent closing of a pharmacy?
30 days prior to closing
10 days prior to closing
3 days after closing
10 days after closing
30 days after closing
A man comes into a community pharmacy to pick up a prescription for Oxycodone. He says it is for his wife. The man is unknown to all pharmacy personnel. What must the pharmacy do?
Deny pick up as the pharmacist or other personnel must know the person picking up the prescription
Deny pick up as the only person who may pick up the prescription is the person for whom it was prescribed
Ask the man for identification prior to picking up
Ask the man for his wife's identification prior to picking up
Enter the man’s social security number into the Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) prior to picking up
Oxycodone is a Schedule II controlled substance.
What is the maximum amount of a pseudoephedrine-containing product that can be purchased by an individual within 30 days?
A physician assistant may prescribe alprazolam to a patient in which of the following situations?
When a patient is admitted to the hospital for an intended duration greater than 24 hours
When a patient is under hospice care or is being treated for a terminal illness
In an emergency situation when the patient’s physician is unavailable
There are no restrictions except that the quantity may not exceed a 90-day supply
There are no restrictions except that no refills may be authorized
A community pharmacy has 2 staff pharmacists on site during the Tuesday morning shift. If there are 4 pharmacy technician trainees working, what is the maximum number of additional pharmacy technicians that may also be working?
None of the above