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PTCE Question

Discussion in 'Pharmacy Licensure and Exams' started by NewPharmy, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. NewPharmy

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    I really dont know what to expect on the PTCB Exam and was hoping for some advice and had a general question below.

    I have a question about the exam, I know they ask you about brand vs. generic names on the test, but do they ask you things like side effects of the drug; things beside just names? If that makes sense...
     
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  3. Vitacura

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    There are too many brand/generic names and side effects to memorize. I would focus more on the math and conversions, then laws before worrying about memorizing side effects.
     
  4. Sparda29

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    You don't really gotta know that many names. I found that it was mostly dosing calculations.
     
  5. Ntran1986

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    Hey everyone. this is my first post. I just recently took the PTCE in Boston, MA. I just wanted to shed some light on my experience in hopes that it will help someone else. A lot of the test was math calculations and pharmacy law. I want to warn though that there were more generic/brand questions than I expected, but I think that with a little common sense, a person can make an educated guess on the right answer. In the end I passed! =) To people out there getting ready to take the test, please don't stress too much. Just study hard and you will do fine. Oh and I used the Mosby's PTCB review and also the Delmar's pharmacy technician exam review. Good luck everyone!!
     

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