Drugs with a narrow therapeutic range given orally may not stay in the GI tract long enough to produce an action.
Additive antimuscarinic effects may occur with antihistamines.
Cholinergic blockers may decrease the sedative effects of hypnotics.
Cholinergic blockers are contraindicated with antipsychotics.
Question 47 1 / 1 point
Leonard is completing a 6-month regimen to treat tuberculosis (TB). Monitoring of a patient on TB therapy includes:
Monthly sputum cultures
Monthly chest x-ray
Bronchoscopy every 3 months
All of the above
Question 48 1 / 1 point
The action of “gliptins” is different from other antidiabetic agents because they:
Have a low risk for hypoglycemia
Are not associated with weight gain
Close ATP-dependent potassium channels in the beta cell
Act on the incretin system to indirectly increase insulin production
Question 49 1 / 1 point
Laboratory values are actually different for TSH when screening for thyroid issues and when used for medication management. Which of the follow holds true?
Screening values are much narrower than the acceptable range used to keep a person stable on hormone replacement.
Screening values are between 5 and 10, and therapeutic values are greater than 10.
Question 50 1 / 1 point
Rapidly achieves drug levels in the therapeutic range
Requires four- to five-half-lives to attain
Is influenced by renal function
Is directly related to the drug circulating to the target tissues
Question 51 1 / 1 point
Conjunctivitis in a child that is accompanied by acute otitis media is treated with:
Sulfacetamide 10% ophthalmic solution (Bleph-10)
Bacitracin/polymyxin B (Polysporin) ophthalmic drops
Ciprofloxacin (Ciloxan) ophthalmic drops
High-dose oral amoxicillin
Question 52 1 / 1 point
To improve actual effectiveness of oral contraceptives women should be educated regarding: