Q: An 1M injection site suitable for a small child < 3 years of age) is the
Q: A nurse informs you that a patient has polydipsia. This refers to
Q: Uses for surfactants in pharmaceutical products include I. percutaneous absorption enhancers II. cleansing agents III. therapeutic activity
Explanation: The inclusion of surfactants in topical preparations appears to enhance the penetration of active drugs through the skin. Contact lens solutions may contain surfactants for the cleansing of the lenses before storage or in sertion. Nontoxic and nonirritating surfactants such as docusate (dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate) are used as emollient laxatives because they soften stools.
Q: Which one of the following OTC internal analgesics contains magnesium salicylate?
Explanation: Magnesium salicylate is similar to sodium salicylate in its analgesic activity, but there is the danger of systemic magnesium toxicity, especially in the renal-impaired pa- tient.