ACE Inhibitors & Arbs (Angiotension II Receptor Blockers)

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Ace and ARB inhibitors are drugs taken by someone with high blood pressure and diabetes. How conversant are you with the drugs, how to prescribe them and the side effects your patient can expect? Take up this easy quiz below to share your score in the comment section. All the best as you tackle it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following side effects is common with ACE inhibitors and ARBs?
    • A. 

      Persistent, dry cough

    • B. 

      Nasal congestion

    • C. 

      Increased fluid in lungs

    • D. 

      Drowsiness

  • 2. 
    Which of the following lab values may result when taking an ACE inhibitor/ARB?
    • A. 

      Decreased chloride level

    • B. 

      Increased magnesium level

    • C. 

      Decreased WBC count

    • D. 

      Decreased potassium level

  • 3. 
    True or False: ACE inhibitors and ARBs reduce the workload of the heart. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following medications should not be taken with an ACE inhibitor or ARB?
    • A. 

      Protonix

    • B. 

      Aldactone

    • C. 

      Furosemide

    • D. 

      Aspirin

  • 5. 
    All ACE inhibitors end with the suffix:
    • A. 

      Ace

    • B. 

      Ing

    • C. 

      Pril

    • D. 

      Lol

  • 6. 
    Which of the following drugs is an ACE inhibitor?
    • A. 

      Losartan

    • B. 

      Metoprolol

    • C. 

      Lanoxin

    • D. 

      Captopril

  • 7. 
    ACE inhibitors/ARBs are most commonly prescribed for patients with:
    • A. 

      Angina

    • B. 

      Arrhythmia

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Heart failure

  • 8. 
    The nurse should teach the patient on ACE inhibitors/ARBs to:
    • A. 

      Take the medication at alternating times of the day

    • B. 

      Rise slowly from a sitting to standing position

    • C. 

      Monitor their weight monthly

    • D. 

      Avoid leafy green vegetables

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the most important assessment after administering a newly prescribed ACE inhibitor/ARB?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Respiratory rate

    • C. 

      Cardiac rhythm

    • D. 

      Blood pressure

  • 10. 
    ACE inhibitors and ARBs:
    • A. 

      Reduce afterload

    • B. 

      Increase preload

    • C. 

      Decrease renal blood flow

    • D. 

      Increase afterload

  • 11. 
    True or False: ACE Inhibitors/ARBs are given to improve cardiac output. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All ARBs (Angiotensin II receptor Blockers) end with this suffix:
    • A. 

      Tan

    • B. 

      Pril

    • C. 

      Lol

    • D. 

      Ace

  • 13. 
    Which lab value should you play close attention to when a patient is on an ACE inhibitor/ARB?
    • A. 

      Potassium; ACE inhibitors/ARBs can cause hypokalemia

    • B. 

      BUN; ACE inhibitors/ARBs can cause renal failure

    • C. 

      Sodium; ACE inhibitors/ARBs can cause hyponatremia

    • D. 

      Potassium; ACE inhibitors/ARBs can cause hyperkalemia

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