5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Potassium Channel Blockers
- H1 receptor blockers (antihistamines)
- fibric acid agents
- a few serious adverse effects. Rashes and Gi complaints are the most common. increased risk of gallstones
- b GI distress relatively common, photosensitivity, decrease effectiveness of oral contraceptives
- c GI disturbances such as indigestion, flatulence, cramping, and constipation. can cause muscle injury resulting in symptoms such as weakness, soreness, and pain. atorvastatin and rosuvastatin are effective regardless the time of day taken. taking other statin drugs in the evening makes them available to work on the higher amount of cholesterol that the body makes at night.
- d 1st gen cause significant drowsiness. dry mouth, tachycardia, and mild hypotension
- e bradycardia, possibly hypotension, can worsen dyrshythmias. most serious is a pneumonia-like syndrome. blurred vision, rashes, photosensitivity, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, fatigue, dizziness
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- initial ones are GI related and include loss of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea. Headache, drowsiness, confusion, and blurred vision may occur. excessive slowing of the HR and other cardiac abnormalities can be fatal if not corrected.
- 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
- 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.
- rashes and photosensitivity are possible. mild, GI-related effects such as nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite
5 True/False Questions
antiretrovirals → severe toxicity to blood cells at high doses. anemia and leukopenia are common, headache, generalized weakness, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, lactic acidosis.
SSRis and SNRIs → heartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding
antimetabolites → severe toxicity to blood cells at high doses. anemia and leukopenia are common, headache, generalized weakness, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, lactic acidosis.
NSAIDs → heartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding
penicillins → ALLERGY most common. (s/s allergy: rash, fever, and anaphylaxis) diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Anaphylaxis is most serious.