Pharmacy SIG Codes Quiz


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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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?

2 / 20

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

3 / 20

What is the sig code for inject 100 mg intramuscularly every 6 months?

4 / 20

A prescriber writes for a liquid medication “10mL by mouth twice daily 30 minutes before meals for 7 days.” What is the proper label instructions?

5 / 20

A prescription states “Take 1 teaspoon orally every 12 hours around the clock.” What is the proper frequency abbreviation?

6 / 20

If a patient is to take a medication “three times a week”, how would you write the sig?

7 / 20

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?

8 / 20

What is the sig code for apply up to 4 sprays in each nostril twice daily as needed for congestion?

9 / 20

What is the standard frequency for topical ear drops?

10 / 20

You receive a prescription for “Take 1 caplet daily as needed for headaches”. The Directions for Use section states “Do not exceed 6 caplets in a 24 hour period”. How should this be clarified on the label?

11 / 20

What is the sig code for inject 2 mL subcutaneously once weekly?

12 / 20

For a PRN pain medication, what is the maximum daily frequency recommended?

13 / 20

What is the sig code for take one tablet by mouth at bedtime?

14 / 20

A patient on a chronic medication calls to request a refill but only has 1 week of the prescribed medication left. What is the most appropriate action?

15 / 20

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

16 / 20

Which frequency allows the most flexibility for patient dosing as needed?

17 / 20

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

18 / 20

A patient is prescribed a nasal spray “2 sprays each nostril as needed for congestion, not to exceed 4 doses daily.” How should this be written on the label?

19 / 20

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

20 / 20

What is the sig code for inject 60 mg subcutaneously every other week?

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