AGNP Board Exam Question and Answers – Dermatology Prescription

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AGNP BOARD EXAM Dermatology Prescription (100 Questions and Answers)

  1. Systemic ivermectin (Stromectol), classified as an antiparasitic,:
  2. Topical permethrin (Elimite) in the treatment of scabies should be left in place for a minimum of:
  3. The mechanism of action of clindamycin (Cleocin), used in the treatment of cellulitis, is to:
  4. Tretinoin topical (Retin-A) is indicated for the treatment of acne vulgaris and:
  5. The brand name of oral isotretinoin is:
  6. Benzoyl peroxide (Benzac wash) is classified as a topical:
  7. The generic name for Elidel is:
  8. Which of the following conditions is NOT a side effect of long-term use of topical steroids?
  9. Patients using fluorouracil (Carac) for the treatment of actinic keratosis should be advised to expect:
  10. Tetracycline (Sumycin) is used in the treatment of skin and skin structure infections caused by:
  11. The most appropriate therapy for patients with chronic paronychia is a:
  12. The use of tetracycline in children younger than 9 years with a bacterial skin infection, may cause:
  13. Daily doses of oral corticosteroids, such as prednisone, should be administered:
  14. The mechanism of action of sulfa agents, in the treatment of cellulitis, is to:
  15. Topical salicylic acid, a keratolytic:
  16. Retapamulin (Altabax), used in the treatment of impetigo, is NOT:
  17. Initial treatment for irritant contact dermatitis is a:
  18. The brand name of clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide topical for the treatment of acne is:
  19. Dosage reductions should be considered when prescribing first-generation cephalosporins for patients with:
  20. Diclofenac (Solaraze), a topical anti-inflammatory, is used in the treatment of:
  21. Antiviral agents for the treatment of herpes zoster:
  22. A side effect of benzoyl peroxide (Benzac wash) is:
  23. Which of the following is NOT appropriate advice for the patient using benzoyl peroxide (Benzagel)?
  24. Clindamycin (Cleocin) should NOT be administered with:
  25. Moderate irritant contact dermatitis to the face should be treated with a:
  26. Patients treated with sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (Bactrim) should be advised to take it:
  27. A breastfed infant has been diagnosed with oral candidiasis. Which of the following statements is true?
  28. Fluorouracil (Carac), for treatment of actinic keratosis, is classified as a(n):
  29. Ciclopirox (Loprox) shampoo for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis should be applied:
  30. Which of the following antibiotics is NOT approved for the treatment of acne vulgaris?
  31. The greatest concern with long-term use of topical corticosteroids is:
  32. Patients with comedonal noninflammatory acne should be treated with a topical:
  33. Dynacin, used in the treatment of skin infections, is the brand name for:
  34. Tretinoin topical gel (Atralin) should be used cautiously in patients who are allergic to:
  35. A patient received a prescription for clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide topical with orders to dispense 2 containers. Until ready for the use, the patient should store the additional container:
  36. Given the same percentage and type of topical corticosteroid, the vehicle with the highest potency would be the:
  37. Patients should be advised that clindamycin (Cleocin) should be administered with:
  38. The body surface area with the LEAST ability to absorb topical steroids is:
  39. The most troublesome adverse reaction to clindamycin (Cleocin), used in the treatment of cellulitis, is:
  40. The best treatment for mild cellulitis caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is:
  41. The preferred treatment for Lyme disease in a 16-year-old male is:
  42. The most effective way to assure that the patient has enough topical corticosteroid for the duration of treatment is to:
  43. Which of the following medications for the treatment of acne is extended-release and is dosed according to weight?
  44. To assure maximum efficacy in the treatment of actinic keratosis, fluorouracil (Carac) should be applied for at least:
  45. A 23-year-old man has completed 12 weeks of therapy with clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide topical for acne. He should be advised to return immediately if he develops:
  46. Due to potential systemic absorption, the use of fluorouracil (Carac) should be avoided in patients who:
  47. Topical corticosteroids, used to treat various skin conditions,:
  48. Patients should be advised that after an intralesional corticosteroid injection, they should expect:
  49. Imiquimod (Aldara) is indicated for the treatment of:
  50. Benzoyl peroxide (Benzagel) is indicated for the treatment of:
  51. Patients using diclofenac (Solaraze) should be advised to expect optimal therapeutic effect of actinic keratoses within:
  52. Which statement about the action of silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene) cream is TRUE?
  53. A potential systemic reaction to imiquimod (Aldara), used to treat superficial basal cell carcinomas, is:
  54. Patients with seborrheic dermatitis who have patchy, orange to salmon-colored plaques covered with scales should be treated with:
  55. Intralesional corticosteroid injections should NOT be:
  56. Laboratory monitoring for a patient on cephalexin (Keflex) should include:
  57. Prednisolone topical cream belongs to which of the following drug classes?
  58. Silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene) cream, indicated for the treatment of burns, is:
  59. The use of silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene) cream should be avoided in:
  60. Dapsone (Aczone) topical 5% gel should be applied:
  61. The recommended first-line treatment of tinea capitis in a 5-year-old child is:
  62. Patients applying low-potency steroids to the face should be instructed to:
  63. Lidocaine (Lidoderm) patch should NOT be prescribed for patients allergic to:
  64. Topical permethrin should be avoided in patients with an allergy to:
  65. The most effective therapies in the treatment of acne related to increased sebum production are:
  66. A potential adverse reaction related to the use of sulfacetamide (Klaron) topical, indicated for the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis, is:
  67. The addition of epinephrine to lidocaine hydrochloride:
  68. High-potency topical corticosteroids:
  69. First-generation cephalosporins for the treatment of bacterial skin infections:
  70. Which of the following is NOT a topical pediculicide?
  71. Pediatric patients are at greater risk than adults for developing adrenal suppression related to topical steroid use due to their:
  72. The patient receiving imiquimod (Aldara) topical for the treatment of actinic keratosis should be instructed to apply:
  73. A combination topical antimicrobial-antibiotic medication used in the treatment of acne is:
  74. Children receiving griseofulvin (Grifulvin V) for the treatment of tinea capitis should be monitored for:
  75. Which of the following statements about systemic clindamycin (Cleocin) is true?
  76. Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (Bactrim) should NOT be prescribed for patients who:
  77. The best medication choice for the treatment of acne in hairy areas is:
  78. An example of a first-generation cephalosporin is:
  79. The half life of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim DS) is approximately:
  80. Zinc oxide is indicate in the treatment of:
  81. A treatment regimen for acne will only be considered ineffective after consistent adherence for at least:
  82. Severe nodular acne should be treat with:
  83. Patients receiving imiquimod (Aldara) should not receive:
  84. Zinc oxide, for the treatment of diaper dermatitis, is classified as a(n):
  85. Instructions given to patients being treat with Silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene) cream should NOT include:
  86. A patient with psoriasis has a salicylic acid sensitivity and should be instructed to avoid:
  87. The initial recommended therapy for patients with moderate postherpetic neuralgia is:
  88. Capsaicin topical cream, used to relieve pain related to herpes zoster,:
  89. The steps to correctly apply topical permethrin (Nix) in the treatment of pediculosis capitis is to:
  90. When administering cephalexin (Keflex) suspension, sometimes use in the treatment of acne vulgaris,:
  91. The mechanism of action of oral antifungal agents, use in the treatment of tinea corporis, is to:
  92. Oral antibiotics for the treatment of acne vulgaris:
  93. The best choice for the relief of painful oral lesions associate with hand foot and mouth disease in children is:
  94. Imiquimod (Aldara) is classify as a topical:
  95. Pimecrolimus (Elidel) is classify as a topical:
  96. Gabapentin (Neurontin), indicate in the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia,:
  97. The Fingertip Unit (FTU) method is use when prescribing topical medications. If one arm equals 3 fingertips, approximately how many grams will need to be prescribe for a man who needs BID application to one arm for 7 days?
  98. To enhance absorption, tetracycline should be administer:
  99. Pimecrolimus (Elidel) is indicate in the treatment of:
  100. The generic name for Mycostatin is