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1

What does PO classification of medicine mean

Gsl but where the manufacturer wishes to restrict the sale or supplies to in registered pharmacies only

2

What independent prescriber cannot prescribe cd or parenteral medicines

Optometrist

3

What are the rules around supplying pseudo / ephedrine?

Can't by both drugs at the same time
Can't get more than 720mg of pseudo or 180mg of ephidrine without Rx

4

What age can levonestrel be bought OTC

16
Ella one is for anyone of childbearing age but I can't find what age you can sell it OTC

5

Can you sell the morning after pill in advance?

Yes- if you think they will use it right

6

At what age are you too young to be able to give consent to sexual acitivty

13

7

What ages can tamsulosin be supplied OTC

45-75

8

How long must symptoms of BPH be present for tamsulosin OTC

three months

9

How much tamsulosin can be supplied OTC

2 weeks initially, then a further 4 weeks if there is an improvment in symptoms.

After this the patient needs to confirm a doctor has advised it is apprpriate

10

What are contraindications/cautions for tamsulosin OTC

glacoma/cataract
Interacting drugs (CYP2a4 inhibitors)
enhanced hypotensive effects with antihypertensives

11

At what age can you get chloramphenicol OTC

2 years

12

Signs and symptoms of acute bacterial conjunctivitis


red or watery eye, discharge with eyelids stuck together in
the morning, mild to moderate itching, burning or grittiness, lid
swelling

13

non pharma measures for conjunctivities

Bathing the eyelids with tepid water to remove any discharge
• When cleaning the eye, wiping the eye from the bridge of the
nose to the outer corner of the eye with a fresh piece of cotton
wool or gauze
• As eye infections are easily passed to other people, it is advisable
for those with eye infections to avoid sharing towels, facecloths,
etc
• It may be useful to discuss with the patient the possible causes
of acute bacterial conjunctivitis and advise on the condition’s
self-limiting nature (most cases will clear within 1-2 weeks, and
often within 2-5 days without any treatment)
• Use of over the counter lubricant eye drops can also help
reduce any discomfort in the eye(s)

14

when should you refer conjuctivits

-already using other eyedrops/interacting drugs
-something in the eye
-dry eye dyndrome
-preg/bf
-viral
-visual disturbance
-contacts
-acute glaucoma where the patient is suffering from nausea
-eye surgery in the last 6 months

15

Refer after chloramphenicol has been used for ........ without improvement

48 hours

16

What are the dircetions for choramphen eye drops

and for ointment
for how long

eye drops- every 2 houts for 48 houts and then four hourly
ointment - 3-4 times daily
5 days

17

the age of the patient is needed if they are under...

12

18

what are the requirements of an Rx

-pt age (under 12)
-pt name
-pt address

-date
-prescriber signature
-prescriber particulars
-prescriber address

19

what Sch CDs are repeatable

4 and 5

20

if no of repeats is not stated it just says repeat how many times?

once (i.e. dispense twice in total)
except oral contraceptive which can repeated five times (i.e. issue 6 total) within 6 months

21

for CDs when must any repeats be filled in?

sch 5 - first repeat in 6 months
sch 4 - first repeat in 28 days
after which there is no limit

22

can a repeat prescription be given in different pharmacies

yes- endorse with name and address of pharmacy and date

23

POM records are retained for

2 years - the record and Rx is kept

24

POM register must have

Supply date
Prescription date
Med deets - name, quantity, formulation, strength (where not apparent from name)
Prescriber deets - name and address
Pt deets - name and address

25

What is exempt from the POM register

Sch 2
OC

26

are details of the medicinal product legal requirements on a prescription

no

27

the provision of sch ..................... CDs without an Rx is a criminal offence

2 and 3

28

what sch cannot be prescribed by EEA or Swiss doctor

1,2,3

29

what is a FMed 296
who pays?

military presctiprion
treat as a private prescription and charge the pt

30

Legal requirements for on a label

Pt
Name & address of pharmacy
Name of med
Directions for use
Precautions

RPS recommends
Keep out of reach of children
Use this medicine only on your skin
Prison number