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  1. anticholinergics
  2. biologic response modifiers
  3. antiretrovirals
  4. Cephalosporins
  5. cytotoxic antibiotics
  1. a 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)
  2. b severe toxicity to blood cells at high doses. anemia and leukopenia are common, headache, generalized weakness, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, lactic acidosis.
  3. c 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
  4. d major dose-limiting adverse effect is bone marrow suppression. adverse effects are similar to those of the alkylating agents
  5. e like penicillins, ALLERGY most common. GI complaints common, kidney toxicity in older drugs.

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  1. nausea and vomiting most frequent. More serious are formation of crystals in urine, allergic reactions, nausea, and vomiting. not common, but potentially fatal blood abnormalities can occur.
  2. rashes and photosensitivity are possible. mild, GI-related effects such as nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite
  3. PERSISTENT COUGH. hypotension, headache, dizziness
  4. most serious is hypoglycemia: (s/s: tachycardia, confusion, sweating, and drowsiness)
  5. most serious, limiting adverse effect is rebound congestion when used for longer than 3-5 days. minor stinging nad dryness in nasal mucosa. HTN and CNS stimulation that may lead to insomnia or anxiety

5 True/False Questions

  1. antimetabolitesfatal bone marrow toxicity at high doses. hemorrhage and bruising due to low platelet counts are often observed. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia are common.


  2. atypical antidepressantsinfections common. reduction in urine output, tremor, HTN, elevated hepatic enzyme values.


  3. CNS stimulants for ADHDinsomnia, nervousness, anorexia, weight loss, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, liver toxicity.


  4. opioidsorthostatic hypotenstion, headache, insomnia, diarrhea. avoid foods containing tyramine and caffeine


  5. Potassium Channel Blockersbradycardia, possibly hypotension, can worsen dyrshythmias. most serious is a pneumonia-like syndrome. blurred vision, rashes, photosensitivity, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, fatigue, dizziness


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