Response Feedback : Loratadine (Claritin) is a second-generation antihistamine and does not usually cause drowsiness like the first-generation medications; however, the patient should take it for at least a day to determine the drug's effect before driving. Loratadine should be taken on an empty stomach to increase absorption. The drug is taken only once a day. Brompheniramine, a nonselective H1 blocker (first-generation antihistamine) is taken every 4 to 6 hours. Fexofenadine can be taken twice daily. Question 29 1 out of 1 points A patient with a diagnosis of nonsmall cell lung cancer is currently undergoing chemotherapy. At the encouragement of a family member, the patient has announced to the nurse his intention to complement this treatment with a regimen of herbal remedies. How should the nurse respond to this patient's statement? Response Feedback: Herbal remedies are not necessarily contraindicated during chemotherapy, but their safety must be carefully assessed to prevent adverse interactions. Question 30 1 out of 1 points A male patient is to begin treatment for pneumonia with an albuterol (Ventolin) inhaler. The nurse will advise the patient that he will most likely experience which of the following common adverse effects of the drug?
Response Feedback : The most common adverse effects of inhaled albuterol include throat irritation, palpitations, sinus tachycardia, anxiety tremor, and increased blood pressure. Serious adverse effects such as bronchospasm, urticaria, and angioedema rarely occur. Headache, dyspepsia, and muscle cramps are frequent adverse effects of oral albuterol only. Question 31 0 out of 0 points When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity? Sunday, September 23, 2018 9:02:00 PM EDT
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