When using the Fusion Method (melting base and active ingredients together), the
different parts of the ointment should be melted separately. Select the statement
that best describes the preparation procedure.
a. The substance with the lowest melting point should be melted first.
b. The substance with the highest melting point should be melted first.
The substance with the highest melting point should be melted last.
d. After all the ingredients have been melted, the liquid ingredients should be
removed from the heat and placed in a refrigerator to cool. Do not stir the
From the list below, select the type of auxiliary label that should be placed on a
container in which an ointment is dispensed.
a. "Refrigerate--Do Not Freeze."
b. "Shake Well."
"For The Eye."
d. "For External Use Only."
From the group of definitions below, select the most correct definition of the term
a. Semi-solid bodies of various weights and shapes adapted for introduction
into different orifices of the human body.
b. Solid bodies of various weights and shapes adapted for oral use.
Solid bodies of various weights and shapes adapted for introduction into
different orifices of the human body.
d. Semi-solid dosage forms intended for introduction into the rectum or vagina.
From the list of uses below, select a common use of suppositories.
a. As a vehicle for an emetic.
b. As a vehicle for an anti-emetic.
As a vehicle for an anti-diarrheal.
d. As a vehicle for an anthelmintic.