Simvastatin 10 mg PO Metoprolol 25mg PO Zantac 75mg PO NTG 0.4 mg SL
A patient who has been prescribed digoxin (Lanoxin) is also taking furosemide (Lasix) 20 mg daily. Which of the following electrolyte imbalances will precipitate the patient to develop digoxin toxicity? Hypokalemia Hypermagnesemia Hyponatremia Hyperkalemia
Which of the following would you anticipate being prescribed for a patient with Acute Otitis Media? Clindamycin Tetracycline Sulfadiazine Amikacin
Which of the following is a long acting insulin? Lantus Apidra Humulin N Humalog
What is the most accurate method for preventing adverse effects associated with the use of digoxin? Teach patients to take their digoxin in divided doses with each meal. Monitor therapeutic effects based on echocardiogram results. Assess the patient's heart rate and hold administration if it is less than 60. Teach patients the signs and symptoms of heart failure.
The nurse understands that which medication increases muscular uptake of glucose and increases its use? Januvia Actos Amaryl Metformin
Which of the following lab values would indicate to the nurse that there is a medication interaction with acyclovir? Lithium Level – 1.0 mEq/L Propanolol Level – 75 ng/mL Theophylline Level – 30 mcg / mL Digoxin Level – 1.8 ng/mL
A patient is observed to have a sudden and significant drop in BP, erythema of the neck and back, fever, chills and paresthesia. You identify this emergency as a toxic effect of what medication? PCN Bactrim Tetracycline Vancomycin
You are a critical care nurse caring for a patient taking aminoglycosides. Which of the following should you monitor closely to determine whether dosage adjustment is required? Renal Function Cardiac Function Intestinal Function Lung Function
You are teaching a client at your clinic about non-pharmacologic methods of controlling serum cholesterol levels. What lifestyle change may help increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels? Quitting smoking Increasing aerobic exercise Losing weight All the above changes may help increase HDL levels
Which of the following adverse reactions are unique to ritonavir? Circumoral paresthesia Fatigue Abdominal Pain N/V/D
Which of the following is not caused by a Group A Streptococcal infection? Pneumonia Otitis Media Endocarditis Lyme Disease
The nurse understands that which supplement may be prescribed for a patient taking Metformin? Potassium Calcium Vitamin B12 Vitamin D
A patient is prescribed Aricept (donepezil). You anticipate she has which of the following conditions? Alzheimers Grave’s Disease Depression Glaucoma
Which of the following is not an adverse effect of Aricept? Increased GI Motility Tachycardia Urinary Urgency Bradycardia
Why is carbidopa combined with levodopa for Parkinson patients?
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