If you have the same symptoms as a friend, it’s acceptable to take their prescription medicine.
False
The FDA regulates facilities that manufacture OTC medications.
True
Generic medications are __________.
include the same active ingredients as the original medication
Which of these statements BEST describes the synergistic interaction effect?
an interaction between two or more medicines that increases their effectiveness
Which of the following is NOT a major type of medicine?
anticellular
The Food and Drug Act was the first US law that regulated medicine.
False
A monograph is __________.
a kind of recipe book the FDA uses to regulate OTC drugs
Which of these FDA regulations required that manufacturers disclose possible dangers and side effects of their medicines?
Kefauver-Harris Amendment
Antivirals are medicines that can both suppress and kill viruses in the body.
False
The Anti-Tampering Act of 1982 requires that __________.
packaging of OTC medicines are tamper-proof
Medicines that relieve pain are called __________.
analgesics
Switching drugs to OTC status generally increases costs for insured patients.
False
Which US government agency is responsible for regulating medications?
FDA
Most medicines have secondary symptoms called side effects.
True
All drugs can be considered medicines.
False
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