ATI Pharm Review

Jaundice
Pt starting antituberculosis tx w rifampin (Rifadin) — be sure to report which indication of serious adv s/e of this drug?

Rash
Pt starting amoxicillin (amoxil) to tx ear infection. Report what?

Tinnitus
Pt resp tract infection being tx w gentamicin (Garamycin). Report what adv effect?

Vancomycin (Vancocin)
Which drug to tx MRSA?

Metronidazole (Flagyl)
Which drug to tx Trichomoniasis?

Amphotericin B (Fungizone)
Which drug to tx Systemic candiidiasis?

Chloroquine (Aralen)
Which drug to tx Malaria?

Report mouth pain. Take it 1 hr before meals. Wear sunscreen & protective clothing.
Pt starting oral tetracycline (Sumycin) to treat acne vulgaris. Which instructions to include?

Seizure Disorder
Adm imipenem-cilastatin (Primaxin) cautiously w pts who have what?

Sore throat
Pt starting Bactrim to tx UTI. Instruct pt to report what serious adverse effect?

Acyclovir (Zovirax)
What drug to tx viral infections?

Isoniazid (INH)
What drug to tx tuberculosis?

Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
What drug to tx fungal infections?

Cephalexin (Keflex)
What drug to tx gram-pos infections?

Take it w food to reduce gastric distress. Take it with 8 oz of orange juice to increase absorption.
Pt starting ketoconazole (Nizoral) to tx systemic mycoses. Include what pt teaching?

Increase pt’s fluid intake.
What intervention needs implemented to prevent a serious adv reaction in pt receiving IV acyclovir (Zovirax)?

Swish the suspension in the mouth before swallowing it.
What instruction should be included for pt taking antifungal preparation such as Mycostatin to tx oral candida albicans?

Cardiac Dysrhythmias
Adm E-Mycin to a pt w pneumococcal pneumonia, monitor what adv effect?

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) & diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
Which drugs are given prior to administering amphotericin B (Fungizone) IV to minimize adv reactions during the administration?

Take an antacid at least 2 hr after taking the drug (because antacids decrease the absorption of the drug).
Pt taking ciprofloxacin (Cipro) to tx a resp tract inf reports dyspepsia. What instructions should be given?

BUN. This drug can cause renal toxicity. Pt’s urine output, BUN, & crt levels, and ^ fluid intake to hydrate & flush the kidneys.
Pt is going to take Zovirax to tx herpes infection. What lab should be monitored?

Creatinine. This drug can affect renal function & should get a reduced dose if they have renal insufficiency.
Pt is going to take Keflex to tx bact meningitis. Which lab should be monitored?

Urine output. This drug can cause nephrotoxicity.
Pt is going to take Garamycin to tx infection. What should be monitored?

Numbness & tingling of the hands and feet.
What adv effects does Isoniazid (INH) cause?

renal dysfunction.
A lower dose of aztreonam (Azactam) for a pt who has resp tract infection & also has _________

Gynecomastia (paresthesias)
Pt is about to begin taking ketoconazole (Nizoral) to tx fungal infection. Pt should report what adv effect of drug?

E-mycin.
Pt has streptococcal pharyngitis & is allergic to penicillin — what med is an acceptable alternative?

Use additional contraceptive methods to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Rifadin can increase the metabolism of oral contraceptives, reducing their effectiveness.
Pt takes an oral contraceptive & is about to begin rifampin (Rifadin) therapy to treat tuberculosis. What instructions should be given?

Wear sunglasses. Avoid driving. Take the drug with food.
Pt instruction for taking chloroquine (Aralen) to prevent Malaria.

Metronidazole (Flagyl) & Cefotetan (Cefotan)
Which drugs to treat a pt (w a gynecologic infection & a hx of alcohol abuse) can cause a reaction similar to disulfiram (Antabuse).

Tendon Pain. (Cipro can cause Achilles tendon to rupture, esp in pt who take glucocorticoids or in older adults)
Pt is taking ciprofloxacin (Cipro) to treat a UTI & has RA, for which he takes prednisolone (Prelone). W the adverse effects of ciproflaxacin, the pt should report what?

Seizure disorder.
Pt is about to begin to take metronidazole (Flagyl) to tx a anaerobic intra-abdominal bacterial infection. Cautious use pf the drug is indicated if the pt also has ____________.

Jaundice, numbness of the hands, dizziness.
Pt is about to begin taking isoniazid (INH) to treat tuberculosis. What adv effects should be reported?

Pseudomembranous enterocolitis
Pt taking tetracycline (Sumycin) orally to tx chlamydia reports severe blood-tinged diarrhea. What should be suspected?

Cough. This is indicative of an allergic reaction & warrants immediate discontinuation of the drug.
Pt is about to begin taking Macrodantin to tx UTI. What adv effect should be reported?

Suprainfection.
Pt taking imipenem (Primaxin) to tx a bacterial infection reports inability to eat r/t mouth pain. What should be suspected?

Furozemide (Lasix)
Gantamicin (Garamycin) is contraindicated with patients that are also taking ____________.

dehydration
Pt is about to begin taking Zovirax IV to tx viral infection. Cautious use should be recoginized if the pt also has ___________.

bleeding.
Warfarin & Bactrim being taken together can increase the pt’s risk for ________.

Call emergency services immediately.
Pt taking amoxicillin reports rash & wheezing. What instructions should be provided?

Stop the infusion.
While administering IV Cefotan to a pt the nurse finds the IV insertion site warm & reddened. What action should be taken?

patient is about to begin gentamicin therapy to treat an infection. The health care professional should monitor for? urine output when administering erythomycin to a patient who has pneumococcal pneumonia the health care professional should monitor for which adverse effect …

A primary care provider is considering the various pharmacologic options for a patient who has a gynecologic infection and a history of alcohol use disorder. Which of the following medications can cause a reaction similar to disulfiram (antabuse) if the …

A health care professional is caring for a patient who is about to begin taking isoniazid (INH) to treat tuberculosis. The health care professional should tell the patient to report which of the following adverse effects of the drug? (Select …

1. A primary care provider is considering the various pharmacologic options for a patient who has a gynecologic infection and a history of alcohol use disorder. Which of the following medications can cause a reaction similar to disulfiram (Antabuse) if …

A patient is allergic to penicillin but has bacterial meningitis what antibiotic can that patient be prescribed? Vancomyacin Because a patient is allergic to penicillin they have been given another antibiotic what should be available in case the patient is …

A health care professional is caring for a patient who is opioid-dependent and is about to begin taking butorphanol (stadol). The health care professional should recognize the patient is at risk for developing a sundrome that causes which of the …

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