Quiz: Introduction to Biopharmaceutics

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Which of the following statement/s closely defines “Biopharmaceutics”?

1. The study of how the physicochemical properties of drugs, dosage forms and routes of administration affect the rate and extent of the drug absorption.

2. The discipline of pharmacy that deals with the science of dosage form design and embraces all facets of the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a medication that can be safely and effectively used by patients in the community. (Source: University of Mississipi)

3. The science or study of drugs, including their sources, chemistry, production, use in treating diseases, and side effects.

4. The study of the body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

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1. The study of how the physicochemical properties of drugs, dosage forms and routes of administration affect the rate and extent of the drug absorption.

2. The discipline of pharmacy that deals with the science of dosage form design and embraces all facets of the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a medication that can be safely and effectively used by patients in the community. (Source: University of Mississipi)

3. The science or study of drugs, including their sources, chemistry, production, use in treating diseases, and side effects.

4. The study of the body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

Which of the following statement/s closely defines “Pharmacology”?

1. The study of how the physicochemical properties of drugs, dosage forms and routes of administration affect the rate and extent of the drug absorption.

2. The discipline of pharmacy that deals with the science of dosage form design and embraces all facets of the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a medication that can be safely and effectively used by patients in the community. (Source: University of Mississipi)

3. The science or study of drugs, including their sources, chemistry, production, use in treating diseases, and side effects.

4. The study of the body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

Which of the following statement/s closely defines “Pharmacokinetics”?

1. The study of how the physicochemical properties of drugs, dosage forms and routes of administration affect the rate and extent of the drug absorption.

2. The discipline of pharmacy that deals with the science of dosage form design and embraces all facets of the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a medication that can be safely and effectively used by patients in the community. (Source: University of Mississipi)

3. The science or study of drugs, including their sources, chemistry, production, use in treating diseases, and side effects.

4. The study of the body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

Which of the following factor or factors is/are influenced by Biopharmaceutics?

1. Protection as well as stability of the drug within the product.

2. The rate of dissolution of the drug at the absorption site and the rate of drug release from the product.

3. The availability of the drug at its site of action.

4. All of the above.

Which of the following refers to “Metabolism”?

1. The process of substance entering the body.

2. The dispersion of the substances throughout the body.

3. The ongoing interrelated series of chemical interactions taking place in living organisms that provide the energy and nutrients needed to sustain life.

4. The process of discharging waste matter from the tissues or organs.

“Absorption” is not found in which of the following route or routes of administration?

1. Oral

2. Subcutaneous

3. Intramuscular

4. Intravenous

Which of the following statement shows “Bioavailability”?

1. The body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

2. The study of the effects of drugs on living organisms.

3. The movement of the material through the lining of the intestine into the blood or through a cell membrane into a cell.

4. The rate and extent of drug absorption and its utilization by other parts of the body.

Which of the following statement shows “Pharmacodynamics”?

1. The body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

2. The study of the effects of drugs on living organisms.

3. The movement of the material through the lining of the intestine into the blood or through a cell membrane into a cell.

4. The rate and extent of drug absorption and its utilization by other parts of the body.

Which of the following statement shows “Absorption”?

1. The body’s reaction to drugs, including their absorption, metabolism, and elimination.

2. The study of the effects of drugs on living organisms.

3. The movement of the material through the lining of the intestine into the blood or through a cell membrane into a cell.

4. The rate and extent of drug absorption and its utilization by other parts of the body.

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