Use of a back-up method if they have vomiting or diarrhea during a pill packet
Doubling pills if they have diarrhea during the middle of a pill pack
The fact that they will have a normal menstrual cycle if they miss two pills
The fact that mid-cycle spotting is not normal and the provider should be contacted immediately
Question 53 1 / 1 point
An acceptable first-line treatment for peptic ulcer disease with positive H. pylori test is:
Histamine2 receptor antagonists for 4 to 8 weeks
Proton pump inhibitor bid for 12 weeks until healing is complete
Proton pump inhibitor bid plus clarithromycin plus amoxicillin for 14 days
Proton pump inhibitor bid and levofloxacin for 14 days
Question 54 1 / 1 point
Larry is taking allopurinol to prevent gout. Monitoring of a patient who is taking allopurinol includes:
Complete blood count
BUN, creatinine, and creatinine clearance
Question 55 1 / 1 point
When discussing with a patient the different start methods used for oral combined contraceptives, the advantage of a Sunday start over the other start methods is:
Immediate protection against pregnancy the first week of using the pill
No back-up method is needed when starting
Menses occur during the week
They can start the pill on the Sunday after the office visit
Question 56 1 / 1 point
Sadie is a 90-year-old patient who requires a new prescription. What changes in drug distribution with aging would influence prescribing for Sadie?
Increased volume of distribution
Decreased lipid solubility
Decreased plasma proteins
Increased muscle-to-fat ratio
Question 57 1 / 1 point
Rose is a 3-year-old patient with an upper respiratory infection (URI). Treatment for her URI would include:
Nasal saline spray
Question 58 1 / 1 point
Instructions for the use of nicotine gum include:
Chew the gum quickly to get a peak effect.
The gum should be “parked” in the buccal space between chewing.
Acidic drinks such as coffee help with the absorption of the nicotine.
The highest abstinence rates occur if the patient chews the gum when he or she is having cravings.