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  1. hormone and hormone antagonists
  2. cardiac glycoside
  3. decongestants
  4. macrolides
  5. cytotoxic antibiotics
  1. a major dose-limiting adverse effect is bone marrow suppression. adverse effects are similar to those of the alkylating agents
  2. b most serious, limiting adverse effect is rebound congestion when used for longer than 3-5 days. minor stinging nad dryness in nasal mucosa. HTN and CNS stimulation that may lead to insomnia or anxiety
  3. c 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.
  4. d no serious adverse effects. Mild GI upset, diarrhea, and abdominal pain are most common.
  5. e nausea and vomiting, hot flashes, fluid retention, venous blood clots, and abnormal vaginal bleeding relatively common

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. headache, dizziness, and flushing. reflex tachycardia, rebound hypotension if suddenly stopped.
  2. like anticoagulants, bleeding is major adverse effect.
  3. syncope, urinary hestiancy in those with bph, dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, tinnitus, epistaxis, edema, possible nasal congestion
  4. bradycardia, hypotension, dizziness, fainting, risk for bronchospasm, diminished sex drive and impotence
  5. anticholinergic 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

5 True/False questions

  1. insulinsheartburn. uncommon unless given in high doses. at high doses, can cause GI discomfort and bleeding


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


  3. SSRis and SNRIsweight gain, sexual dysfunction, excessive doses can cause confusion, anxiety, restlessness, HTN, tremors, sweating, fever


  4. Cephalosporinsmost serious is hypoglycemia: (s/s: tachycardia, confusion, sweating, and drowsiness)


  5. Sodium Channel Blockershave 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.