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Chpt. 25 & 26
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Which of the following is NOT true of decongestants?
They are very safe for persons who have diabetes mellitus.
Oxygen toxicity is easy to recognize because it has very distinct symptoms, such as tremors and a dry hacking cough.
Which of the following is NOT a use for antihistamines?
Which of the following is NOT a type of medication used for coronary conditions?
Which of the following is NOT true of antiplatelet medications?
All of the above.
(They are effective in preventing myocardial infarctions and strokes, The most frequently used antiplatelet medication is aspirin, Low doses are just as effective as high doses, They suppress the clumping of platelets)
Which of the following is NOT true of medications to inhibit influenza?
They are substitutes for the influenza vaccine.
Which of the following is NOT a common side effect of circulatory medications?
edema and shortness of breath
Decongestants and antihistamines are interchangeable.
Nasal applicators for topical decongestants should be cleaned after each use.
Which of the following is NOT true of treatment for COPD?
Xanthine derivatives constrict smooth muscle, so sputum may be expectorated.
Which of the following is NOT true of adrenergic-inhibiting agents used in hypertension?
They have few side effects and drug interactions.
Which of the following is NOT true of medications used as antidysrhythmics?
All of the above.
(Class III antidysrhythmics block potassium channels prolonging ventricular repolarization, Class IV antidysrhythmics are calcium channel blockers that have effects identical to those of beta-blockers, Class II antidysrhythmics are beta-blockers that decrease the SA automaticity, AV velocity, and myocardial contractility and are similar to calcium channel blockers, Class I antidysrhythmics are used to block sodium channels to slow the impulse conduction.)
Which of the following is NOT true of antihistamines?
They may be used for several years because tolerance does not develop.
Which of the following is NOT a type of angina pectoris?
Which of the following is NOT true of cardiac glycosides?
Digitalis preparations slow the heart rate, and patients should be taught to check their pulse prior to taking the medication.
Which of the following is NOT true of expectorants?
They are not found as combination medications.
Which of the following is NOT a decongestant agent?
Which of the following is NOT true of nitroglycerin?
It is a stable medication and is effective until the expiration date whether the bottle has been opened or not.
Which of the following is NOT true of medications used to affect coagulation?
Anticoagulants include vitamin K, heparin, and warfarin.
Which of the following is NOT true of antitussives?
All opioid antitussives require a prescription.
Which of the following is NOT a medication group used in treating hypertension?
Common side effects of antidysrhythmics include severe headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness, and constipation.
Many drugs interact with cardiac glycosides, so the patient should be careful when taking OTC drugs.
Which of the following is NOT true of xanthine derivatives?
They are still the drugs of choice for pulmonary diseases.
Which of the following are NOT common symptoms of respiratory tract disorders?
chills, fever, and headache
Which of the following is NOT true of combination OTC products?
If a patient has only a runny nose, a combination product is indicated.
Which of the following are routes of administration for nitroglycerin?
all of the above
(ointment, sublingual tablets, oral tablets, transdermal patches)
Which of the following is NOT a common side effect of medications for respiratory disorders?
fever and rhinorrhea
Which of the following is NOT true of vasodilators?
They alleviate edema.
Which of the following is NOT true about the treatment of hyperlipidemia?
Medications are the first line of treatment for hyperlipidemia.
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