Chapter 2: Review of Basic Principles of PharmacologyMultiple ChoiceIdentify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.____1.A patient’s nutritional intake and lab work reflects hypoalbuminemia. This is critical to prescribing because:A.Distribution of drugs to target tissue may be affectedB.The solubility of the drug will not match the site of absorptionC.There will be less free drug available to generate an effectD.Drugs bound to albumin are readily excreted by the kidney____2.Drugs that have a significant first-pass effect:____3.The route of excretion of a volatile drug will likely be:____4.Medroxyprogesterone (Depo Provera) is prescribed IM to create a storage reservoir of the drug. Storage reservoirs:____5.The NP chooses to give cephalexin every 8 hours based on knowledge of the drug’s:A.Propensity to go to the target receptorB.Biological half-lifeC.PharmacodynamicsD.Safety and side effects____6.Azithromycin dosing requires the first day’s dose be twice those of the other 4 days of the prescription. This is considered a loading dose. A loading dose:____7.The point in time on the drug concentration curve that indicates the first sign of a therapeutic effect is the:
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- Summer '15
- Pharmacology, Receptor antagonist, Review of Basic Principles of Pharmacology