Pharmacology: Pain and Inflammation

A nurse is preparing to administer butorphanol ( Stadol ) to a patient for pain control. During administration, the nurse should withhold if?
Respiration rate is below 12/ minute

The nurse should question the use of morphine for a patient recovering from?
Cholecystectomy

The healthcare professional is caring for a patient about to begin prednisone to treat systemic lupus erythematosus. When talking with the patient about the drug, the healthcare professional should include what instructions?
Discontinue drug gradually
report illness or infection
increase calcium and vitamin d
monitor for signs of gastric bleeding

A patient is about to begin taking tramadol (ultram) to treat acute pain related to a shoulder injury. When talking with the patient about the drug, what instructions should the healthcare professional include?
increase fiber and fluid intake
take with food
avoid driving
change positions gradually

A patient taking butorphanol for pain control, the healthcare professional should monitor for what adverse effects?
Nausea, dizziness, headache

A patient is about to begin taking allopurinol ( zyloprim ) to treat gout. Monitor patient for hypersensitivity syndrome. Which causes which clinical manifestations?
fever

A patient is about to begin allopurinol to prevent hyperuricemia, the healthcare professional should advise the patient to report what adverse effects?
sore throat
vertigo
bruising
vision changes

A healthcare professional should question the use of morphine for a patient who is taking what Medication?
Phenobarbital (luminal) for seizure

A patient is about to begin Celebrex, to treat rheumatoid arthritis. The healthcare professional should tell the patient to report ?
chest pain

A healthcare professional should question the use of Celebrex for a patient who has?
an allergy to sulfonamides

acetaminophen overdoes
diaphoresis
nausea
diarrhea

The nurse is caring for an older adult patient who is about to begin taking aspirin to treat an ankle sprain. The nurse should tell the patient to report what adverse reaction?
weight gain. ( because it could indicate renal retention )

A healthcare professional should question the use of tramadol (ultram) for a patient who has what disorder?
Seizure disorder (tramadol can cause seizure activity)

Morphine adverse effects
urinary retention
respiratory depression
sedation
orthostatic hypotension

An older adult patient is about to begin taking prednisone for long-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis the nurse should monitor for which adverse effect?
boneloss

A patient taking Lasix and is about to begin prednisone to treat inflammatory bowel disease. The nurse should monitor the patient for what results of concurrent use of the two drugs?
hypokalemia

Opioid-dependent patient is about to begin stadol. the patient is at risk for developing what symptoms
vomiting
abdominal cramps
hypertension

Contraindication for peptic ulcer disease
aspirin

Naloxone adverse effects
tachypnea
increased pain
tachycardia
hypertension

What medication can cause reye’s syndrome in children
aspirin

the nurse should question Tylenol for who?
an alcoholic

Salicylism *asprin* signs and symptoms
tinnitus
diaphoresis
dizziness

Tylenol can used to treat
to reduce fever
relieve mild pain

ibuprofen, an NSAID, reduces the antiplatelet effects of
low dose aspirin

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 …

Caring for opiode-dependant patient taking butorphanol (Stadol). Nurse should recognize that the patient is at risk for developing a syndrome that causes what symptoms? vomiting, abdominal cramps, and hypertension (The syndrome is abstinence syndrome, and may also cause fever and …

Older adult patient about take prednisone for long-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Monitor for what adverse effects? Bone loss prednisone (glucocorticoid) can cause osteoporosis esp with long-term use increase weight-bearing activity and report back pain. HCP must monitor bone density …

A health care professional should understand that naloxone can reverse the effects of an excessive dose of which of the following drugs? A) Aspirin B) Acetaminophen (Tylenol) C) Morphine D) Prednisone ANS: C Rationale: Naloxone, an opioid antagonist, reverses the …

Naloxone reversea excessive dosage of: Morphine Naloxone, an opioid antagonist, reverses the effects of morphine, an opioid analgesic. HCPs should monitor respirations and reassess pts after the effects of naloxone have diminished (20-40 minutes) for recurrence of the adverse effects …

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