QUESTION 251.A man who smokes one pack of cigarettes daily has been diagnosed with chronicbronchitis. He has been prescribed theophylline by his family doctor. What effect will thepatient's smoking status have on the therapeutic use of theophylline? A.Theophylline may be contraindicated due to the risk of an anaphylactoid reactionB.The patient will require serial blood testing to ensure a safe serum level of theophyllineC.The patient may require higher doses of theophylline than a nonsmokerD.The patient may require administration of an inhaled bronchodilator before each dose of theophylline 1 points QUESTION 26
1.A 20-year-old woman calls the clinic at 5 PM and reports to the nurse that she forgot to take her morning dose of fexofenadine (Allegra). She usually takes her eveningdose at 8 PM. She wants to know what she should do. The nurse will instruct her to 1 points QUESTION 271.A female patient has been taking prednisone for her asthma for 1 month. The nurse will teach her to gradually decrease her dose of prednisone to avoid 1 points QUESTION 281.A 68-year-old man complains of a chronic, nonproductive cough. He states that he has to have relief, that he has been coughing every 2 to 3 minutes, and he is worn out. Dextromethorphan is prescribed for him. Before he leaves the clinic he asks how long it will take for the medicine to work. The nurse will advise him that he should experience therapeutic effects in 1 points QUESTION 29
1.A 70-year-old woman has a complex medical and a current drug regimen that includes calcium and vitamin D supplements for osteoporosis, metformin (Glucophage) for type 2 diabetes, phenelzine (Nardil) for depression, and metoprolol (Lopressor) and furosemide (Lasix) for hypertension. The woman is requesting dextromethorphan for thetreatment of a recurrent cough. What component of her drug regimen contraindicates the use of dextromethorphan? A.Metformin (Glucophage)B.Phenelzine (Nardil)C.Metoprolol (Lopressor)D.Calcium supplements 1 points
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- Fall '17
- MARK HOLLAND
- adverse effects, Dextromethorphan, QUE S TION, theophylline.