quiz 3 2007 - Purdue Student #:_ 1. With regards to...

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Purdue Student #:________________________________ 1 1. With regards to migraines: A. Name two symptoms of a migraine. (1 pt each) Any two of the following: aura, visual disturbances, throbbing headache, photophobia (sensitivity to light), hyperacusis (sensitivity to sound), polyuria, diarrhea, disturbances in mood, altered appetite. B. Name one ergot alkaloid that can be used prophylactically in the treatment of migraines. (2 pts) Any one of the following: ergonovine (ergotrate), methylergonovine (methergine), methysergide (sansert) C. A married female patient (age 25) receives a prescription for the ergot alkaloid listed in part B. What warning should be given to this patient? (2 pts) BEST ANSWER for 2pts: warn the patient that the ergot can cause spontaneous abortion (powerful uterine stimulant) so avoid getting pregnant while taking drug. WILL GIVE 1 pt for either: -drug could cause GI disturbances including diarrhea, nausea, vomiting Or -overdosage may cause pronounced vasoconstriction and could lead to gangrene development in
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course MCMP 123 taught by Professor -- during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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quiz 3 2007 - Purdue Student #:_ 1. With regards to...

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