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Dermatologic Disorders

Tier 1

Aluminum acetate is a member of which of the following drug classes?

a. Antifungal

b. Pediculocide

c. Emollient

d. Astringent

Which medication, available as a topical ointment, should be recommended for a patient to prevent minor cuts, scrapes, and burns from becoming infected?

a. Bacitracin/polymixin/neomycin

b. Capsaicin

c. Benzocaine

d. Hydrocortisone

Benzoyl peroxide is available in all of the following dosage forms, EXCEPT:

a. Lotion

b. Ointment

c. Cleanser

d. Gel

Which of the following is available in pure form (100%) as a bath additive to relieve dry skin and pruritus?

a. Clotrimazole

b. Evening primrose oil

c. Colloidal oatmeal

d. Vitamin A and D topical

Cryotherapy is indicated for __________ wart removal.

a. Facial

b. Genital or plantar

c. Common or plantar

d. Plantar

In speaking with your preceptor, you were asked to classify various medications. Which classification would best describe diphenhydramine?

a. Astringent

b. Antihistamine

c. Analgesic

d. Decongestant

A patient has recently been diagnosed with eczema and comes into your pharmacy with the request for a nonprescription product indicated to manage it. Which of the following would fulfill that request?

a. Aluminum acetate

b. Lidocaine

c. Minoxidil

d. Evening primrose oil

Topical hydrocortisone is classified as which of the following?

a. Astringent

b. Topical corticosteroid


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