Chapter 17. Isotonic preparations (1 of 15) Sample Questions

1. A solution which contains 0.75 percent sodium chloride and no other ingredients is:
  1. A. Hypotonic
  2. B. Hypertonic
  3. C. Isotonic
  4. D. Hyperostosis
Ans: A
Tips: 0.9% is normal saline which is isotonic. Anything in percent above 0.9% is considered hypertonic and anything below 0.9% is considered hypotonic.