Male patients require ______________________ before and during androgen therapy. 1. A digital prostate exam 2. A Doppler exam of testicular blood flow 3. Urine analysis for proteinuria 4. Serial orthostatic blood pressures ____ 7. Absolute contraindications to estrogen therapy include: 1. History of any type of cancer 2. Clotting disorders 3. History of tension headaches 4. Orthostatic hypotension Copyright © 2016 F. A. Davis Company
____ 8. Postmenopausal women with an intact uterus should not be prescribed: 1. Estrogen/progesterone combination 2. IM medroxyprogesterone (Depo Provera) 3. Estrogen alone 4. Androgens ____ 9. Women who have migraines with an aura should not be prescribed estrogen because of: 1. The interaction between triptans and estrogen, limiting migraine therapy choices 2. An increased incidence of migraines with the use of estrogen 3. An increased risk of stroke occurring with estrogen use 4. Patients with migraines may be prescribed estrogen without any concerns ____ 10. A 22-year-old woman receives a prescription for oral contraceptives. Education for this patient includes: 1. Counseling regarding decreasing or not smoking while taking oral contraceptives 2. Advising a monthly pregnancy test for the first 3 months she is taking the contraceptive 3. Advising that she may miss two pills in a row and not be concerned about pregnancy 4. Recommending that her next follow-up visit is in 1 year for a refill and annual exam ____ 11. A 19-year-old female is a nasal Staph aureus carrier and is placed on 5 days of rifampin for treatment. Her only other medication is combined oral contraceptives. What education should she receive regarding her medications? 1. Separate the oral ingestion of the rifampin and oral contraceptive by at least an hour. 2. Both medications are best tolerated if taken on an empty stomach. 3. She should use a back-up method of birth control such as condoms for the rest of the current pill pack. 4. If she gets nauseated with the medications she should call the office for an antiemetic prescription. ____ 12. A 56-year-old woman is complaining of vaginal dryness and dyspareunia. To treat her symptoms with the lowest adverse effects she should be prescribed: 1. Low-dose oral estrogen 2. A low-dose estrogen/progesterone combination 3. A vaginal estradiol ring 4. Vaginal progesterone cream ____ 13. Shana is receiving her first medroxyprogesterone (Depo Provera) injection. Shana will need to be monitored for: 1. Depression 2. Hypertension 3. Weight loss Copyright © 2016 F. A. Davis Company
4. Cataracts ____ 14. When prescribing medroxyprogesterone (Depo Provera) injections, essential education would include advising of the following potential adverse drug effects: 1. Hypertension and dysuria 2. Depression and weight gain 3. Abdominal pain and constipation 4. Orthostatic hypotension and dermatitis ____ 15.
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