Antiasthmatics, Combination Drugs, Methyl Xanthines, And Mucolytics

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A test on antiasthmatics, combination drugs, Methyl Xanthines, Mucolytics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Intal/NasalChrom, used for the treatment of asthma and nasal congestion is not often used any longer as an antiasthmatic as its effectiveness is questionable. Used as a nasal spray now over the counter and drug name is?
    • A. 

      Montelukast

    • B. 

      Nedocromil

    • C. 

      Acetylcystine

    • D. 

      Cromolyn Sodium

  • 2. 
    Singulair, a antihistamine is used in the treatment of allergic reaction prophylaxis of asthma and treatment of asthma, it takes up to 3 weeks to see the effectivness of this drug or if it is even working has this drug name.
    • A. 

      Montelukast

    • B. 

      Cromolyn Sodium

    • C. 

      Nedocromil

    • D. 

      Zafirlukast

  • 3. 
    Accolate, is a Leukotrine inhibitor and helps reduce allergic bronchial constriction, it should not be used when patient is in status asthmaticus cause it will not provide immediate relief of potential life threatening bronchospasms. what else is this drug called?
    • A. 

      Nedocromil

    • B. 

      Theophylline

    • C. 

      Cromolyn Sodium

    • D. 

      Zafirlukast

  • 4. 
    Tilade, is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory whos effectivness is marginal at best and works for a small percentage of asthmatics. What else do we call this drug?
    • A. 

      Nedocromil

    • B. 

      Ipatropium

    • C. 

      Zafirlukast

    • D. 

      Montelukast

  • 5. 
    Combivent(MDI)/Duoneb(Aerosol), a combination drug that relaxes smooth muscle and blocks acetylcholine response is a combination of what two drugs? 
    • A. 

      Ipatropium/Albuterol

    • B. 

      Fluticasone/Salmeterol

  • 6. 
    Advair, a bronchodilator and oral steroid reduces bronchial inflammation and relaxes smooth muscle. It is a combination of what two drugs?
    • A. 

      Ipatropium/Albuterol

    • B. 

      Fluticasone/Salmeterol

  • 7. 
    Theo-Dur/Slo-Bid, is a Methyl Xanthine (Bronchodilator) where patients must have theophylline blood levels done every 2 months so as to maintains level and 10ug to 20ug. What else do we call this drug?
    • A. 

      Acetylcystine

    • B. 

      Guaifenesin

    • C. 

      Theophylline

    • D. 

      Nedocromil

  • 8. 
    Mucomyst, a mucolytic that thins pulmonary secretions by breaking down the disulfide bonds in sputum, and can be given for Tylenol overdose. This drug should never be used on asthmatics, and used with caution on patients with hyperreactive airways, what is this drug called?
    • A. 

      Guaifenesin

    • B. 

      Theophylline

    • C. 

      Ipatropium

    • D. 

      Acetylcystine

  • 9. 
    Humibid/Muccinex, is an expectorant/mucolytic that reduces the viscosity of pulmonary secretions. What is the other name for this drug
    • A. 

      Acetylcystine

    • B. 

      Guaifenesin

    • C. 

      Nedocromil

    • D. 

      Zafirlukast