PTCB Practice Test

Pharmacy Technician Certification Practice Test

1. Which of the following is used to treat anxiety?

2. What does the abbreviation "tid" stand for on a prescription?

3. A patient presents a prescription for Amoxicillin 500 mg capsules. The directions are to take 1 capsule by mouth 3 times daily for 10 days. How many capsules should be dispensed?

4. Which medication is a common blood thinner used to prevent blood clots?

5. A prescription label instructs the patient to take the medication qid. How often should the patient take their medication?

6. Which of the following medications should be avoided in patients with a peanut allergy?

7. What is the role of the DEA number in a prescription?

8. Which of the following is a common side effect of opioid medications?

9. What does the term "formulary" refer to in a pharmacy setting?

10. Which of the following is NOT a task typically performed by a pharmacy technician?

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