The drug recommended as primary prevention of osteoporosis in men over seventy years is: A. Alendronate (Fosamax) B. Ibandronate (Boniva) C. Calcium carbonate D. Raloxifene (Evista) A. Alendronate (Fosamax)
The drug recommended as primary prevention of osteoporosis in women over seventy years old is: A. Alendronate (Fosamax) B. Ibandronate (Boniva) C. Calcium carbonate D. Raloxifene (Evista) A. Alendronate (Fosamax) The drugs recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics for use in children with diabetes (depending upon type of diabetes) are: A. Metformin and insulin B. Sulfonylureas and insulin glargine C. Split-mixed dose insulin and GLP-1 agonists D. Biguanides and insulin lispro A. Metformin and insulin Drugs that have a significant first-pass effect: A. Must be given by the enteral (oral) route only B. Bypass the hepatic circulation C. Are rapidly metabolized by the liver and may have little if any desired action D. Are converted by the liver to more active and fat-soluble forms C. Are rapidly metabolized by the liver and may have little if any desired action Dwayne has classic tinea capitis. Treatment for tinea on the scalp is: A. Rubbing in miconazole cream well for four weeks B. Intake of oral griseofulvin for six to eight weeks C. Shampooing with ketoconazole shampoo daily for six weeks D. Using ciclopirox cream daily for four weeks B. Intake of oral griseofulvin for six to eight weeks Dwayne was recently started on carbamazepine to treat seizures. He comes to see you, and you note that while his carbamazepine levels had been in the therapeutic range, they are now low. The possible cause for the low carbamazepine levels is: A. Dwayne hasn't been taking his carbamazepine because it causes insomnia. B. Carbamazepine auto-induces metabolism, leading to lower levels in spite of good compliance. C. Dwayne was not originally prescribed the correct amount of carbamazepine. D. Carbamazepine is probably not the right antiseizure medication for Dwayne. B. Carbamazepine auto-induces metabolism, leading to lower levels in spite of good compliance. Erik presents with a golden-crusted lesion at the site of an insect bite consistent with impetigo. His parents have limited finances and request the least expensive treatment. Which medication would be the best choice for treatment? A. Mupirocin (Bactroban) B. Bacitracin and polymixin B (generic double antibiotic ointment) C. Retapamulin (Altabax) D. Oral cephalexin (Keflex) B. Bacitracin and polymixin B (generic double antibiotic ointment)
First-line therapy for hyperlipidemia is: A. Statins B. Niacin C. Lifestyle changes D. Bile acid-binding resins C. Lifestyle changes First-line therapy for treating topical fungal infections such as tinea corporis (ringworm) or tinea pedis (athlete's foot) would be: A. OTC topical azole (clotrimazole, miconazole) B. Oral terbinafine C. Oral griseofulvin microsize D. Nystatin cream or ointment A. OTC topical azole (clotrimazole, miconazole) Furosemide is added to a treatment regimen for heart failure, which includes digoxin. Monitoring for this combination includes: A. Hemoglobin
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- Fall '16
- Christy McCall
- d., Blood sugar, c., Calcium channel blocker