5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- H1 receptor blockers (antihistamines)
- adrenergic blockers
- a heartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding
- b infections common. reduction in urine output, tremor, HTN, elevated hepatic enzyme values.
- c 1st gen cause significant drowsiness. dry mouth, tachycardia, and mild hypotension
- d ototoxicity is possible and may become permanent with continued use. Ringing in the ears, dizziness, and persistent headaches are early signs. monitor for nephrotoxicity
- e syncope, urinary hestiancy in those with bph, dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, tinnitus, epistaxis, edema, possible nasal congestion
5 Multiple choice questions
- rashes and photosensitivity are possible. mild, GI-related effects such as nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite
- no serious adverse effects. Mild GI upset, diarrhea, and abdominal pain are most common.
- increased salivation, sweating, muscle cramping, abdominal cramping, hypotension (orthostatic), diarrhea, difficulty breathing, blurred vision, muscle weakness
- headache most common, dizziness, reflex tachycardia
- major dose-limiting adverse effect is bone marrow suppression. adverse effects are similar to those of the alkylating agents
5 True/False questions
opioids → orthostatic hypotenstion, headache, insomnia, diarrhea. avoid foods containing tyramine and caffeine
fluoroquinolones → no serious adverse effects. Mild GI upset, diarrhea, and abdominal pain are most common.
antimetabolites → fatal bone marrow toxicity at high doses. hemorrhage and bruising due to low platelet counts are often observed. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia are common.
antifungal drugs → fever and chills at the beginning of therapy, phlebitis is common during IV therapy, nephrotoxicity, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
anticholinergics → 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)