Some drugs remain within the body for extended periods. In order to prevent the
accumulation of excessive amounts of such a drug in the body, it is often
necessary for the physician to prescribe:
a. Any drug which is excreted faster.
b. Great volumes of water to free the body of the accumulated drug.
Smaller doses later in therapy.
d. Special drugs to counteract the effects of the accumulated drug.
What is the function of a bacteriostat?
a. The destruction of bacteria.
b. The inhibition of bacteria.
The isolation of bacteria.
d. Microscopic examination of bacteria.
A preparation that kills pathogenic bacteria but does not necessarily kill their
spores is called:
a. An antiseptic.
b. A disinfectant.
d. A scabicide.
Pediculicides are agents used to destroy: