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  1. barbiturates
  2. antiretrovirals
  3. drugs for helminth and protozoan infections
  4. antimetabolites
  5. intranasal corticosteroids
  1. a depress CNS function, drowsiness, withdrawal syndrome is extremely severe and can be fatal. overdose results in profound respiratory depression, hypotension, and shock. at high doses some can produce anesthesia
  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 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.
  4. d anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache. Dryness of mouth and metallic tast can occur with Flagyl
  5. e fatal bone marrow toxicity at high doses. hemorrhage and bruising due to low platelet counts are often observed. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia are common.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  4. major dose-limiting adverse effect is bone marrow suppression. adverse effects are similar to those of the alkylating agents
  5. bradycardia, hypotension, dizziness, fainting, risk for bronchospasm, diminished sex drive and impotence

5 True/False questions

  1. penicillinsALLERGY most common. (s/s allergy: rash, fever, and anaphylaxis) diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Anaphylaxis is most serious.


  2. insulinsmost serious is hypoglycemia: (s/s: tachycardia, confusion, sweating, and drowsiness)


  3. MAOIsanticholinergic effects. tachycardia, tendency to cause urinary retention in men with prostate disorders, drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, dry mucous membranes, urinary hesitancy, decreased sweating, orthostatic hypotension, sedation, constipation


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


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