Chapter 22. Drugs Affecting the Reproductive SystemMultiple ChoiceIdentify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.____1.Men who use transdermal testosterone gel (AndroGel) should be advised to avoid:1.Washing their hands after applying the gel2.Wearing occlusive clothing while using the gel3.Exposure to estrogens while using the gel4.Skin-to-skin contact with pregnant women while using the gel____2.Education when prescribing androgens to male patients includes advising that:1.Short-term use places the patient at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma.2.Cholestatic hepatitis and jaundice may occur with low doses of androgens.3.Gynecomastia is a rare occurrence with the use of androgens.4.Low sperm levels only occur with long-term use of androgens.____3.Patients who are prescribed exogenous androgens need to be warned that decreased libido:1.Is an unusual side effect of androgens and should be reported to the provider2.Is treated with increased doses of androgens, so the patient should let the provider know if he is having problems3.May be a sign of early prostate cancer and he should make an appointment for a prostate screening exam4.May occur with androgen therapy____4.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that androgens may cause:1.Peliosis hepatis2.Orthostatic hypotension3.Menstrual irregularities4.Acne____5.Monitoring for a patient who is using androgens includes evaluation of:1.Complete blood count and C-reactive protein levels2.Lipid levels and liver function tests3.Serum potassium and magnesium levels4.Urine protein and potassium levels____6.Male patients require ______________________ before and during androgen therapy.1.A digital prostate exam2.A Doppler exam of testicular blood flow3.Urine analysis for proteinuria4.Serial orthostatic blood pressures____7.
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