5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- alkylating agents
- fibric acid agents
- a 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
- b bone marrow suppression is primary dose-limiting adverse effect. red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets begin to decline quickly. nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. alopecia is expected
- c nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea most frequent. most serious are DYSRHYTHMIAS and potential HEPATOTOXICITY.
- d heartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding
- e few serious adverse effects. Rashes and Gi complaints are the most common. increased risk of gallstones
5 Multiple choice questions
- PERSISTENT COUGH. hypotension, headache, dizziness
- respiratory depression, sedation, nausea, vomiting, dysphoria, hallucinations, constipation, dizziness, itching
- severe toxicity to blood cells at high doses. anemia and leukopenia are common, headache, generalized weakness, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, lactic acidosis.
- 1st gen cause significant drowsiness. dry mouth, tachycardia, and mild hypotension
5 True/False questions
penicillins → most serious is hypoglycemia: (s/s: tachycardia, confusion, sweating, and drowsiness)
statins → 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.
intranasal corticosteroids → 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.
Calcium Channel Blockers → headache, dizziness, and flushing. reflex tachycardia, rebound hypotension if suddenly stopped.
antifungal drugs → fever and chills at the beginning of therapy, phlebitis is common during IV therapy, nephrotoxicity, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea