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Pharmacology Exam Practice Questions

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neostigmine major class
cholinergic
lisinopril major class
ACE inhibitor
Plavix major class
thrombolytic
PTU major class
antithyroid
metformin major class
hypoglycemic
proscar major class
antiprostate
salmeterol / serevent major class
broncodialator
atrovent major class
broncodialator
beclomethasone major class
corticosteroid
prednisone major class
corticosteroid
epoetin alfa (epogen) major class
hematopoetic
Cholestryramine/ Questran major class
antilipidemic
Metropolol/ Lopressor major class
beta blocker
wellbutrin major class
antidepressant
tubocurarine major class
muscle relaxant
aricept major class
antialzheimers
ergostat major class
analgesic
tegretol major class
antiseizure
prilosec majore class
antiulcer
zofran major class
antiemetic
levodopa major class
antiparkinson
benadryl major class
antihistamine
timolol major class
antiglaucoma
acyclovir major class
antiviral
gentamicin major class
antibacterial
robitussin major class
antitussive
oncovin major class
antineoplastic
ativan major class
muscle relaxant
bethenechol expected response
bladder contraction
atropine teaching
increase fluid and fiber in diet (Atropine is an anticholinergic- anti-rest and digest)
levodopa adverse effect
akathisia
aricept expected timeframe to theraputic
6 months
valium adverse effect
low respiratory rate
nardil adverse effect
hypertension
dilantin adverse effect
gingival hyperplasia
lithium teaching
pt needs to stop immediately with adverse effects (lithium is a mood stabilizer- pt needs to maintain normal salt intake to prevent toxicity)
haldol adverse effect
akasthisia
morphine sulfate adverse effects
tolerance
coumadin expected therapeutic response time
within 2-5 days with Vit K
propanolol teaching
pt will stop taking immediately with adverse effects
digoxin watch for
hypokalemia and apical rate for one full minute
blood transfusion how to prepare
prime y tubing with dextrose in water
feosol teaching
keep an eye on platelet count (agranulocytosis is a side effect of Feosol/ ferrous sulfate- hematopoetic)
lasix teaching
take potassium supplements, watch for ototoxicity (loop diurectics are not potassium sparing)
nitro teaching
give up to 3 doses 5 minutes apart
verapamil/Calan action
reduces o2 demand of heart (verapamil/calan is a nonselective calcium channel blocker ca-lan)
lisinopril mechanism
vasodilation which reduces afterload (lisinopril is an ACE angiotensin converting enzyme Inihibitor)
lipitor side effect
increased liver enzymes
what helps reach a therapeutic blood level?
loading dose
adverse effect of giving a nonselective adrenergic agonist for anaphylaxis?
severe hypertension