Question Isosorbide dinitrate is a long acting nitrate given twice daily BID

Question isosorbide dinitrate is a long acting

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Question : Isosorbide dinitrate is a long-acting nitrate given twice daily (BID). The schedule for administration is 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. because:
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Student Answer: Long-acting forms have a higher risk for toxicity. Orthostatic hypotension is a common adverse effect. It must be taken with milk or food. Nitrate tolerance can develop. Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 7 . Question : Despite good blood pressure control, a nurse practitioner might change a patient’s drug from an ACEI to an ARB because the ARB: Student Answer: Is stronger than the ACEI Does not produce a dry, hacky cough Has no effect on the renal system Reduces sodium and water retention Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments: Question 8 . Question : Premature infants require iron supplementation with: Student Answer: 10 mg/day of iron 2 mg/kg per day until the age of twelve months 7 mg/day in diet 1 mg/kg per day until there is adequate intake of iron from foods Points Received: 2.5 of 2.5 Comments:
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Question 9 . Question : Scott is presenting for follow-up on his lipid panel. He had elevated total cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, and an LDL of 122 mg/dL. He has already implemented diet changes and increased physical activity. He has mildly elevated liver studies. An appropriate next step for therapy would be: Student Answer: Atorvastatin (Lipitor) Niacin (Niaspan) Simvastatin and ezetimibe (Vytorin) Gemfibrozil (Lopid) Points Received: 0 of 2.5 Comments: Question 10 . Question : Because primary hypertension has no identifiable cause, treatment is based on interfering with the physiological mechanisms that regulate blood pressure. Thiazide diuretics treat hypertension because they: Student Answer: Increase renin secretion. Decrease the production of aldosterone. Deplete body sodium and reduce fluid volume.
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