Pharmacy SIG Codes Quiz

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Pharmacy SIG Codes Quiz

Welcome to Pharmacy SIG Codes Practice Test. There are total of 100 Questions, but you get to attempt 20 questions every so attempt more than once and try your knowledge of prescription sig codes.

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What does “one time” dose mean?

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A patient is currently taking a medication daily at 8 am. The physician wants to change it to bedtime dosing instead. What is the best way to write this on the prescription?

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What is the sig code for apply topically to affected area twice daily?

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What is the sig code for instill one drop in each eye once daily at bedtime?

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A patient calls requesting clarification on her liquid steroid medication label that states “5mL once daily at bedtime.” What does this mean?

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What is the sig code for inhale one puff via inhaler once daily

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What is the sig code for inject 4 mL subcutaneously every 4 weeks?

8 / 20

Convert a medication taken “three times a day 30 minutes before meals” to standard sig code

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What is the sig code for inhale one puff via inhaler three times daily?

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You receive a prescription for an antibiotic that states “Take 2 capsules three times daily with food for 10 days.” How should this be written on the label?

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What is the sig code for take one teaspoonful by mouth four times daily?

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A patient is prescribed a liquid antibiotic to be administered via oral syringe “15mL by mouth twice daily.” The syringe plunger only measures in mL. How should this be clarified on the label?

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A patient comes to the pharmacy to pick up their asthma inhaler. Upon reviewing the prescription, you notice it is from 6 months ago for the same medication but a different strength. What is the best course of action?

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What is the sig code for take one tablet by mouth once daily?

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You receive a prescription for “4 tabs daily”. Is this information sufficient or does it require clarification?

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A new patient brings in a prescription for an oral diabetic medication that states “one tablet twice daily with the largest meal.” Which dosage form abbreviation is most appropriate?

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What frequency best ensures medication is taken correctly around the clock?

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What is the standard frequency for topical ear drops?

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A patient is prescribed an oral medication to be taken daily between the hours of 8 am – 12 pm. What is the proper frequency?

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What is the sig code for apply topically to affected area twice daily for 7 days

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