module 6 questions

  1. Is Saint John’s Wort supplements accurately labeled? Why or why not?
  2. In the 1990’s the FDA became concerned about two things, what were they?
  3. What was the result of the 1994 marketing law?
  4. This caused the dietary supplement market to jump from $3.5 billion in 1992 to ___________ by 2003?
  5. When did congress grant authority to the FDA to set up “Adverse Events Reporting”? and what is it they have to put on the label since 2007?
  6. What is SAMe?
  7. In 1962 Kefauver-Harris amendment required……______?
  8. Define GRAS.
  9. In 2006 the revised Patriot act required that _____________ be removed from the shelves. Why?
  10. Is PPA safe? Ephedra? Alli? Would you use any of these? Why or why not?
  11. What is diphenhydramine? What OTC still contains this?
  12. Where would you find the ingredient “antihistamine”?
  13. Aspirin has it roots in Greek history and in the 1890’s a man that worked for the Bayer Laboratories wanted to help his father. Who was this man and what did he discover?
  14. Different types of pain respond to different medications. Describe the uses of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and antihistamines.
  15. Respond to the statement:”Advertising influences us to use more drugs than we need to.
  16. Opium is produced and available for collection how often in the year?
  17. Who was DeQuincey and what was his experience with opium?
  18. What are the positive uses of opium derivatives?
  19. When and What caused the Opium Wars?
  20. Discuss Morphine.
  21. Define Codeine.
  22. Discuss Heroin use/abuse since the Harrison act until the present. ( a timeline of use and cost) .
  23. In 1915 the Supreme Court decided what?
  24. In 2006 about what percent of Americans reported non-medical use of prescription pain reliever?
  25. What are the enkephalins and endorphins, and how do they relate to plant-derived opiates such as morphine and the brain?
  26. List the 4 “Causes for concern” of using opioids.
  27. Discuss “Toxicity Potential”.
  28. Discuss “Patterns of Abuse”.