5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- organic nitrates
- adrenergic blockers
- CNS stimulants for ADHD
- drugs for helminth and protozoan infections
- a anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache. Dryness of mouth and metallic tast can occur with Flagyl
- b syncope, urinary hestiancy in those with bph, dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, tinnitus, epistaxis, edema, possible nasal congestion
- c nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea most frequent. most serious are DYSRHYTHMIAS and potential HEPATOTOXICITY.
- d insomnia, nervousness, anorexia, weight loss, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, liver toxicity.
- e headache most common, dizziness, reflex tachycardia
5 Multiple choice questions
- tachycardia, tendency to cause urinary retention in men with prostate disorders, drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, dry mucous membranes, urinary hesitancy, decreased sweating, (SOB, cough, dysphagia, syncope, fever, anxiety, RUQ pain, extreme lethargy, dizziness signs of anticholinergic crisis)
- flulike syndrome, headache, diarrhea, dizziness, bruising, upper respiratory tract infection, and rash or pruritus. GI bleeding can occur. Excessive bleeding is a potential adverse effect
- flulike syndrome of fever, chills, dizziness, and fatigue, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and anorexia. depression and suicidal ideation have been reported. with prolonged therapy, immunosuppression, serious toxicity such as hepatotoxicity and neurotoxicity may be observed
- severe toxicity to blood cells at high doses. anemia and leukopenia are common, headache, generalized weakness, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, lactic acidosis.
- orthostatic hypotenstion, headache, insomnia, diarrhea. avoid foods containing tyramine and caffeine
5 True/False questions
tetracylcines → GI distress relatively common, photosensitivity, decrease effectiveness of oral contraceptives
intranasal corticosteroids → most common are intense buring sensation in the nose immediately after spraying and drying of the nasal mucosa. nasal irritation and bleeding occur in a few pts.
cytotoxic antibiotics → major dose-limiting adverse effect is bone marrow suppression. adverse effects are similar to those of the alkylating agents
NSAIDs → heartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding
Potassium Channel Blockers → have potential to cause new dysrhythmias or worsen existing ones. hypotension, dizziness, fainting, dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention can occur, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and headache.