ATI Pharm Dynamic Quiz Bank
What adverse effect warrants discontinuation of allopurinol for a client who has gout?
A fever can indicate a potentially fat... [Show More] al hypersensitivity reaction. the client should stop taking
allopurinol and notify the provider if a fever or rash develops.
What should clients taking dexamethasone be educated about?
They should be told to stay away from people who are ill because dexamethasone is a
glucocorticoid that decreases inflammation by affecting the client's immune system. the client
should also avoid large crowds because they are susceptible to infection.
At what time of day should a client take hydrochlorothiazide?
In the morning to allow for diueresis during the day and to prevent nocturia.
What should the nurse administer to a client experiencing acute alcohol withdrawal?
Chlordiazepoxide (a BDZ). it assists with decreasing withdrawal manifestations, stabilizing vital
signs, and preventing seizures and delirium tremens.
What is a potential adverse effect of interferon beta-1a?
Flu-like symptoms such as general body and muscle aches.
What is the expected outcome of a short-acting beta2-agonist?
It reverses bronchospasm, resulting in the relaxation of bronchial smooth muscles.
What are some adverse effects of rifampin?
Red-tinged urine, saliva, and tears.
What is a possible adverse effect of oral cyclosporine?
Half the clients who take cyclosporine develop a 10-15% increase in blood pressure and may
need to start antihypertensive therapy.
What is first line treatment for relieving an acute gout attack?
An NSAID such as naproxen or colchicine.
What is the antidote for opiate medications?
Naloxone. it displaces opiate medications from receptor sites, reversing respiratory depression,
sedation, and analgesia.
what adverse effect should be monitor in a client taking clopidogrel?
Bleeding. clopidogrel is an antithrombotic medication that inhibits platelet aggregation. the nurse
should also monitor for coffee-ground emesis, black tarry stools, and ecchymosis.
what is the therapeutic range for tobramycin?
what kind of foods should a patient taking hydochlorthiazide consume?
Foods rich in potassium, because hydrochlorthiazide can result in hypokalemia caused by
excessive K+ excretion from the kidneys.
What kind of foods should a patient taking furosemide consume?
Foods rich in potassium because furosemide is a high-ceiling loop diuretic that depletes
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