Corticosteroids

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Corticosteroids - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Beclovent, that helps wih nasal congestion and bronchial inflammation, should not be stopped abruptly but should be tapered off, is also known by this name.

    • A.

      Budesonide

    • B.

      Dexamethasone

    • C.

      Flunisolide

    • D.

      Beclomethason

    Correct Answer
    D. Beclomethason
    Explanation
    Beclomethason is the correct answer because it is stated in the question that Beclovent, which is another name for Beclomethason, should not be stopped abruptly but should be tapered off. This indicates that Beclomethason is the medication being referred to in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Pulmicort/Rhinocort is used for Bronchial inflammation and nasal congestion, and should be used with caution on patients taking oral steroids. This drug is also known by this name.

    • A.

      Dexamethasone

    • B.

      Flunisolide

    • C.

      Budesonide

    • D.

      Fluticasone

    Correct Answer
    C. Budesonide
    Explanation
    Budesonide is the correct answer because it is a medication that is used for both bronchial inflammation and nasal congestion, which matches the purpose stated in the question. It is also mentioned that this drug should be used with caution on patients taking oral steroids, which is another characteristic of budesonide. Therefore, budesonide is the most suitable option among the given choices.

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  • 3. 

    Decadron, used for the treatment of bronchial inflammation and treatment of anaphylaxis, has this wonderful name.

    • A.

      Flunisolide

    • B.

      Dexamethasone

    • C.

      Methylprednisolone

    • D.

      Triamcinalone

    Correct Answer
    B. Dexamethasone
    Explanation
    Dexamethasone is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly used to treat bronchial inflammation and anaphylaxis. It is a type of corticosteroid that helps reduce inflammation and suppresses the immune system. The name "Decadron" is a brand name for dexamethasone, which is why it is described as having a wonderful name. The other options listed are also corticosteroids, but they are not specifically indicated for the treatment of bronchial inflammation and anaphylaxis.

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  • 4. 

    Aerobid, a inhaled corticosteroid produces anti inflammatory reaction in the lung and nasal passages. What is this drug also called?

    • A.

      Flunisolide

    • B.

      Dexamethasone

    • C.

      Budesonide

    • D.

      Methylprednisolone

    Correct Answer
    A. Flunisolide
    Explanation
    Aerobid, an inhaled corticosteroid, is also known as Flunisolide. It produces an anti-inflammatory reaction in the lungs and nasal passages, helping to reduce inflammation and swelling. Flunisolide works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation. This medication is commonly used to treat asthma and allergic rhinitis.

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  • 5. 

    Flonase(Nasal)/Flovent(inhaler), produces anti-inflammatory reaction in the lung and nasal passages. You should instuct the patient to rinse there mouth after each use as to avoid thrush, what is this drug called?

    • A.

      Methylprednisolone

    • B.

      Prednisone/Prednisolone

    • C.

      Dexamethasone

    • D.

      Fluticasone

    Correct Answer
    D. Fluticasone
    Explanation
    Flonase (Nasal)/Flovent (inhaler) is a drug that produces an anti-inflammatory reaction in the lung and nasal passages. The instruction to rinse the mouth after each use is given to avoid thrush, a fungal infection that can occur in the mouth. The correct answer, Fluticasone, is a corticosteroid medication used in the treatment of asthma and allergies. It is available as a nasal spray (Flonase) and an inhaler (Flovent). By rinsing the mouth after each use, the patient can prevent the medication from accumulating in the mouth and potentially causing thrush.

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  • 6. 

    Medrol/Solumedrol, helps to reduce inflammation and must be tapered off of the patient, is also called by this name.

    • A.

      Fluticasone

    • B.

      Prednisolone/Prednisone

    • C.

      Methylprednisolone

    • D.

      Triamcinalone

    Correct Answer
    C. Methylprednisolone
    Explanation
    Methylprednisolone is the correct answer because it is the generic name for Medrol/Solumedrol, which is a medication used to reduce inflammation. It is important to taper off this medication gradually to avoid any potential withdrawal symptoms. Fluticasone is a different medication used for treating allergies and asthma. Prednisolone/Prednisone are also corticosteroids but are not the same as Medrol/Solumedrol. Triamcinolone is another corticosteroid medication but is not the same as Methylprednisolone.

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  • 7. 

    Methylprednosone, the most common form of oral corticosteroid and not to be confused with Methylprednisolone/Prednisone, is also known by this name.(Dont worry about this question yet as i have to ask cindy because it is a little confusing to me)

    • A.

      Prednisolone/Prednisone

    • B.

      Fluticasone

    • C.

      Flunisolide

    • D.

      Dexamethasone

    Correct Answer
    A. Prednisolone/Prednisone
    Explanation
    Methylprednisolone and Prednisone are both forms of oral corticosteroids that are commonly used in medical treatments. Methylprednisolone is often confused with Methylprednisone, but they are not the same medication. The correct answer, Prednisolone/Prednisone, refers to the medication that is also known as Methylprednisolone. This clarification helps to differentiate it from the other options listed, Fluticasone, Flunisolide, and Dexamethasone, which are different medications altogether.

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  • 8. 

    Azmacort/Kenalog, helps to reduce bronchial inflammation. Is also known by this name.

    • A.

      Budesonide

    • B.

      Flunisolide

    • C.

      Methylprednisolone

    • D.

      Triamcinalone

    Correct Answer
    D. Triamcinalone
    Explanation
    Triamcinolone is the correct answer because it is a corticosteroid medication that is used to reduce inflammation in the bronchial tubes. It is commonly used to treat asthma and other respiratory conditions. Azmacort/Kenalog is a brand name for triamcinolone, so it is also known by this name. Budesonide, flunisolide, and methylprednisolone are also corticosteroids used to treat respiratory conditions, but they are not specifically associated with the brand name Azmacort/Kenalog.

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