If you have the same symptoms as a friend, it’s acceptable to take their prescription medicine.
The FDA regulates facilities that manufacture OTC medications.
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?
The Food and Drug Act was the first US law that regulated medicine.
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?
Antivirals are medicines that can both suppress and kill viruses in the body.
The Anti-Tampering Act of 1982 requires that __________.
packaging of OTC medicines are tamper-proof
Medicines that relieve pain are called __________.
Switching drugs to OTC status generally increases costs for insured patients.
Which US government agency is responsible for regulating medications?
Most medicines have secondary symptoms called side effects.
All drugs can be considered medicines.