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Attn: Pharmacy Tech Students: If you're preparing to take the Pharmacy Tech Certification Exam, this blog is for you. The site is focused on Free practice quizzes, and interactive forums where users can ask and answer questions. Plus - Over 200 FREE practice problems, which are mostly full length word problems, in multiple choice format.

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sales tax reverse calculation

how much tax was charged on a sale if the total was $64.45 and the sales tax was 3.5%?

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Allegation Medial

Example problem in the book: Prepare 1/2 L solution of 70% alcohol from 50% alcohol and 95% alcohol 500ml x .7 = 350g Here is the part I don't understand:

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A patient presents to your pharmacy with the following prescriptions: Scenario Regarding Levothyroxine Rx: 1. When you enter levothyroxine into the

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IV Calculation

A prescription is ordered which requires 10 mEg KCI and 15 mEq of K Acetate in 1000 mL D5W to be administered over 8 hours. What is the rate in mL/min

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PTCB practice questions

I'm just wondering how similar the questions on the PTCB practice questions on this site are to the real exam? I've been doing as many free practice questions

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Lollipop calculation

prescription calls for lollipops with 5% active ingredient per lollipop. How much active ingredient would be needed to make the following lollipop recipe

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How many pills

2.5mg warfarin pill the directions say you give 2.0mg pill Monday Tuesday and Wednesday and 0.5mg on Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday for four weeks twice

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Pharmacy Tech Program

I've just now signed up for a pharmacy tech program. What are some things I could study in my spare time before my classes start?

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Passing the PTCE Exam

I'm nervous to take the PTCE next Saturday, and have been studying just a couple of weeks. I've memorized the top 100 drugs and am pretty good at math/calculations.

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IV ad mixture Question

An IV ad mixture calls for the addition of 20 mEq of sodium bicarb. How many milliliters of an 8.4% (w/v) sodium bicarbonate solution should be added?

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Antibiotics regimen order

You receive a prescription for amoxicillin 100 mg QID X10 days. In stock, you have 250mg/5ml formula. How many ml do you need to dispense for this prescription

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Proportion math example

If a solution contains 50mg/5mL of active drug, how many mgs are contained in 1 tablespoon?

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Compounding dosage calculation

Penicillin comes in powder form that must be dissolved prior to use. A vial containing 20 million units of penicillin can be reconstituted with 32.4mL

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Multiplication problem!

how many grams of digoxin would be required to make 25000 tablets each containing 250 mcg?

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What's the world coming to?

Where did it all go so wrong? Top 10% in my high school, college Honors society, a bright and promising future, and now this... I work in a retail pharmacy

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Studying for the PTCB

I have a hard time remembering the top 200 drugs, unless I am taking the medication. I have tried flash cards & repetitive writing, but neither has worked.

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Guess or leave answer blank on PTCB

On the PTCB, is it better to take a guess and possibly get it wrong or to leave it blank? Different exams weigh getting a wrong answer, ie, you get some

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How is the PTCB Scored?

I have question. I just took the PTCB test, and I scored 1325 out of 1600 possible. The result is that I failed, even though it is more than 82%. How do

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Cancellation factor

10 grams of drug were used to make a 1lb jar of ointment. How many milligrams of drug are in each ounce?

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PTCB Test Taking Tips

PTCB Test taking tip #2. How to eliminate available answers.

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