____6.While taking an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), patients need to avoid certain over-the-counter drugs without first consulting the provider because: 1.Cimetidine is metabolized by the CYP 3A4 isoenzymes2.Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce prostaglandin levels3.Both 1 and 2Copyright © 2016 F. A. Davis Company
4.Neither 1 nor 2 ____7.Laboratory monitoring for patients on angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers should include: ____8.Jacob has hypertension, for which a calcium channel blocker has been prescribed. This drug helps control blood pressure because it: ____9.Which of the following adverse effects may occur due to a dihydropyridine-type calcium channel blocker? ____10.Patient teaching related to amlodipine includes: 1.Increase calcium intake to prevent osteoporosis from a calcium blockade.2.Do not crush the tablet; it must be given in liquid form if the patient has trouble swallowing it.3.Avoid grapefruit juice as it affects the metabolism of this drug.4.Rise slowly from a supine position to reduce orthostatic hypotension. ____11.Vera, age 70, has isolated systolic hypertension. Calcium channel blocker dosages for her should be: ____12.Larry has heart failure, which is being treated with digoxin because it exhibits:
____13.Furosemide is added to a treatment regimen for heart failure that includes digoxin. Monitoring for this combination includes:
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