5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- cardiac glycoside
- a 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.
- b ALLERGY most common. (s/s allergy: rash, fever, and anaphylaxis) diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Anaphylaxis is most serious.
- c heartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding
- d fatal bone marrow toxicity at high doses. hemorrhage and bruising due to low platelet counts are often observed. Nausea, vomiting, and anorexia are common.
- e 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
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)
- infections common. reduction in urine output, tremor, HTN, elevated hepatic enzyme values.
- most serious is hypoglycemia: (s/s: tachycardia, confusion, sweating, and drowsiness)
- headache, insomnia, upper abdominal pain, decreased appetite, and cough
- 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.
5 True/False questions
anticoagulants → BLEEDING.
Sodium 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.
decongestants → dehydration is one of most common. electrolyte imbalances most common. hypokalemia (loss of Potassium) or hyperkalemia (high levels of potassium; occurs when taking potassium supplements with potassium-sparing diuretics)
organic nitrates → headache most common, dizziness, reflex tachycardia
Cephalosporins → 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.