A . Tamsulosin (Flomax) B . Exogenous testosterone C . Sildenafil (Viagra)
D . Tadalafil (Cialis) Question 8 A nurse is providing patient education to a 50-year-old woman who is taking methotrexate (MTX) for breast cancer. The nurse will instruct the patient to avoid which of the following drugs? A . Acetaminophen B . Salicylates C . Furosemide D . Digoxin Question 9 A pregnant patient who has diabetes has been admitted to the hospital to begin labor. Since the patient has diabetes, the physician has decided to use oxytocin (Pitocin) to initiate labor contractions. When talking to the patient about the adverse effects of the drug, the nurse should understand that the most common adverse effects of the drug include A . water intoxication. B . electrolyte imbalances. C . metabolic alkalosis. D . uterine tachysystole. Question 10 A patient has acquired primary hypogonadism and has been prescribed testosterone transdermal (Androderm) patches. When educating the patient on how to administer the drug, the nurse will instruct him to A . place the patch on the back, abdomen, upper arms, or thighs. B . place the patch on the scrotum. C . leave the patch in place for 15 days before replacing it. D . place the patch on a bony area such as the shoulder or hip.
Question 11 A patient is receiving radiotherapy for an overactive thyroid gland and asks whether her milk is safe for her baby. If her treatment cannot be discontinued, what should the nurse recommend? A . Provide her with reports that identify several categories of drugs and their potential to cause problems with breast-feeding. B . Advise her that it is safe to breast-feed her baby. C . Recommend alternative medication that is compatible with breast-feeding. D . Advise her to discard her breast milk in a biohazard container, as it is unsafe for the baby. Question 12 A nurse is working in a women's hospital where she is caring for a new mother who is experiencing postpartum urinary retention. Bethanechol (Urecholine) has been ordered. The nurse will observe for which of the following? A . Decreased salivation B . Hypotension C . Bradycardia D . Hypertension Question 13 A nurse is working with a patient in the clinic who has erectile dysfunction. The patient has been prescribed sildenafil (Viagra). The patient wants to do everything he can to promote effectiveness of the drug. The nurse will instruct him to A . avoid taking the drug with a high-protein meal. B . drink plenty of fluids. C . avoid taking the drug with a high-fat meal. D . take a double dose of the drug. Question 14
A 66-year-old man has made an appointment with his primary care provider to discuss his recent erectile dysfunction (ED) and has requested a prescription for tadalafil (Cialis) based on television commercials he has seen. What characteristic of this patient would most likely contraindicate the use of tadalafil for his ED?
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- Pharmacology, Adverse drug reaction, estrogen