ATI Pharmacology Respiratory System

A health care professional is caring for a patient who is having difficulty mobilizing thick respiratory secretions. which of the following drugs should the health care professional expect to administer?
-Acetylcysteine

A health care professional is advising a patient about the use of cromolyn sodium to prevent bronchospasm. The health care professional should explain that the drug prevents bronchospasm because it performs which of the following actions?
-Reduces inflammation

A health care professional is monitoring plasma drug levels in a patient who ois taking theophylline (Theo-24). which of the following adverse effects should the health care professional expect to see if the patient’s level indicates toxicity?
-Seizures

A health care professional who is advising a patient about the use of an expectorant to treat a cough chould explain that this type of drug is effective because it performs which of the following actions?
-Reduces surface tension

A health care professional is talking to a patient who is prescribed albuterol (Proventil) via inhaler for asthma management. The health care professional should tell the patient to use the albuterol inhaler before using the fluticasone inhaler for which of the following reasons?
-Albuterol will increase the absorption of fluticasone

Before prescribing dextromethorphan (Robitussin) to a patient, the primary care provider should know that, when given with an opiod, the drug can result in which of the following?
-Potentiation of the analgesic effect of the opiod

For which of the following reasons should a patient attach a spacer to a metered dose inhaler?
-To increase the amount of drug delivered to the lungs

A health care professional who is advising a patient about the use of antihistamines to treat allergic tinitis should explain that these drugs are effective because they perform which of the following actions?
-Prevents histamine from binding to receptors

A health care professional is advising a patient about the use of beclomethasone (Beconase AQ) to treat asthma. The health care professional should explain that the drug treats asthma because it performs which of the following actions?
-Decreases inflammation

A health care professional who is advising a patient about using intranasal glucocorticoids should include which of the following instructions?
-Allow atleast 2 weeks for the full therapeutic effect

A health care professiona should tell a patient who is taking albuterol (Proventil) to report which of the follow possible indications of a serious adverse effect?
-Palptations

A health care professional cautions a patient who is taking quaifenesin (Mucinex) about using combination over the counter cold products because ?
-They can also contain quaifenesin

When advising a patient who is beginning fluticasone propionate/ salmeterol (Advair) therapy , which of the following instructions should a health care professional include?
-Increase weight bearing activity

When advising a patient about taking prednisone for chronic asthma, a health care professional should include which of the following information?
-Avoid taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

A health care professional should recognize that using pseudoephdrine (Sudafed) to treat allergic rhinitis requires cautious use with patients who have which of the following?
-Coronary artery disease

A health care professional is caring for a patient who is taking codeine. which of the following is most important assessment following administrastion of this drug?
-Respirations

A health care professional is advising a patient about the use of cromolyn sodium. which of the following instructions should the health care professional include?
-Expect a bitter after tatse

A health care professional who is advising a patient about the use of mucolytic to treat a cough should explain that this type of drug is effective it performs which of the following actions?
-Thins and loosens mucus

Which of the following should a health care professional include when advising a patient about the use of montelukast (Singulair)?
-Take the drug once a day in the evening

A health care professional is advising a patient about the adverse effects of pseudoephedrine (Sudafed). Which of the following should the health care professional include? (Select all that apply)
-restlessness
-Insomnia
-Anxiety

When advising a patient about using zileuton (Zyflo), a health care professional should include which of the following instructions?
-Have laboratory tests performed at regular intervals

When explaining how a patient should use ipratropum (Atrovent), A health care professional should include which of the following instructions?
-Wait 5 minute between using the drug and another inhaled drug

A health care professional is caring for a patient who is taking ipratopium (Atrovent). The health care professiona should explain which of the following adverse to the patient? ( Select all that apply)
-Urinary retention
-Dry mouth

A health care professional should explain to a patient who is prescribed diphenhydramine that the most common side effect associated with the drug is ?
-Sedation

Legal restrictions apply to the purchase of pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) because of which of the following risks?
-Drug abuse

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