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Pharmacology (Ch. 25/Packet #1/Test Review)
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The only drug currently used in the cardiac glycoside family is
Irwin has hypertension, which is defined as
SBP range 120-139 and DBP range 80-89
Bernice is being treated with adenosine. She likely has
Velma is taking digoxin for heart failure. What is the result of untreated heart failure?
The heart muscle enlarges.
Ginny has hypertension and is taking an ACE inhibitor. How do ACE inhibitors work?
By decreasing vasoconstriction
Bhu is undergoing rigorous chemo. for cancer and has become anemic. What type of med. will increase her body's production of red blood cells?
Rafael has just suffered a myocardial infarction and his Dr. is putting him on a pres. med. that has been shown to reduce artherosclerotic events in patients with a history of recent stroke, recent MI, or est. peripheral vascular disease. What med. fits this description?
Nayeli has just been diagnosed with high cholesterol. What category of antilipemics is considered to be the first choice for monotherapy of high cholesterol?
Tegan uses sublingual nitro. for angina and has been warned to store it in a glass container with a tightly fitting screw top away from hear, because it is so sensitive to environmental conditions. How can she tell if, despite her efforts, the med. has lost its potency?
She will not feel tingling when she places it under her tongue.
Drew is taking an angiotensin receptor blocker to treat hypertension. What medication has most likely been pres.?
Dawson, who is on warfarin therapy, is surprised to learn that he must try to keep his intake of foods high in vitamin K consistent, as they can alter the effectiveness of this therapy. What are some foods that are high in vitamin K?
asparagus and cabbage
Davina is rushed to the hospital shortly after she begins to experience symptoms of what is diagnosed as an ischemic stroke. What agent can be administered that will dissolve the clot?
Mariam takes a calcium channel blocker as an antiarrhythmic. What are the only two calcium channel blockers with significant antiarrhythmic activity?
verapamil and dilitiazem
Gaynor has an artificial heart valve and takes warfarin, which acts by
altering the synthesis of blood coagulation factors in the liver
Cian, who is diabetic, has been found to have extremely high triglycerides. What category of antilipemic agents will both lower her triglycerides and improve her glucose tolerance?
fibric acid derivatives
Bhu is undergoing rigorous chemo. for cancer and is experiencing myelosuppression. What type of med. will improve her body's production of neutrophils?
colony stimulating factors
Jake takes nicotine acid for the treatment of diabetic dyslipidemia. How does nicotinic acid act?
It reduces hepatic synthesis of triglycerides.
Kieran, who is being treated with heparin, is experiencing serious bleeding complications. What is the antidote?
Boris takes digoxin for heart failure. What is important for him to know?
He should regularly take his pulse.
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