It has a shorter half-life and withdrawal syndrome has a faster onset without taper.
It has the longest half-life and the withdrawal syndrome has a faster onset.
It is quasi-addictive in the dopaminergic reward system.
It is the most activating of SSRI medications and will cause the person to have sudden deep sadness.
Question 36 1 / 1 point
18 mg/day of iron supplementation
6 mg/kg per day of elemental iron
325 mg ferrous sulfate per day
325 mg ferrous sulfate tid
Question 37 1 / 1 point
Education for patients who use an inhaled beta-agonist and an inhaled corticosteroid includes:
Use the inhaled corticosteroid first, followed by the inhaled beta-agonists.
Use the inhaled beta-agonist first, followed by the inhaled corticosteroid.
Increase fluid intake to 3 liters per day.
Avoid use of aspirin or ibuprofen while using inhaled medications.
Question 38 1 / 1 point
The belief among African Americans that prayer is more powerful than drugs
Poor compliance on the part of the African American patient
The genetic predisposition for illness found among African Americans
Discrimination, cultural barriers, and lack of access to health care
Question 39 0 / 1 point
Precautions that should be taken when prescribing controlled substances include:
Faxing the prescription for a Schedule II drug directly to the pharmacy
Using tamper-proof paper for all prescriptions written for controlled drugs
Keeping any pre-signed prescription pads in a locked drawer in the clinic
Using only numbers to indicate the amount of drug to be prescribed
Question 40 1 / 1 point
When considering which cholesterol-lowering drug to prescribe, which factor determines the type and intensity of treatment?