Diabetic Medication

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Diabetic Medication

Diabetes is one of the diseases that are affecting more people by the day, it is caused by blood sugar levels being too high. There are two types of diabetes and each has its own medication for the patient. The quiz below is on diabetic medication. Give it a shot and get to see how much you understand about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Alfa-Glucosidase Inhibitors

    • B. 

      Biguanides

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Meglitnides

  • 2. 
    What Oral Antidiabetic stimulates beta cells to secrete more insulin and increase receptor sites in the tissue?
    • A. 

      Alfa-Glucosidase Inhibitors

    • B. 

      Biguanides

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Meglitnides

  • 3. 
    What Hyperglycemic medication increases blood glucose with in 5 - 20 minutes?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Glucovance

    • C. 

      Glybride

    • D. 

      Glimepride

    • E. 

      Glipizide

  • 4. 
    What Hyperglycemic medication increases blood glucose with in 5 - 20 minutes?
    • A. 

      Glucagon

    • B. 

      Glucovance

    • C. 

      Glybride

    • D. 

      Glimepride

    • E. 

      Glipizide

  • 5. 
    What Oral Diabetic Medication has the following side effects:Diarrhea, Stomach upset, and Lactic acidosis?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Tolinase

  • 6. 
    What Oral Diabetic Medication has the following side effects:Diarrhea, Stomach upset, and Lactic acidosis?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Tolinase

  • 7. 
    Which of the following medications are a first generation Sulfonylureas?  There is more than one!!!
    • A. 

      Dymelor

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Tolinase

    • E. 

      Diabinese

  • 8. 
    Which of the following medications are a first generation Sulfonylureas?  There is more than one!!!
    • A. 

      Dymelor

    • B. 

      Orinase

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Tolinase

    • E. 

      Diabinese

  • 9. 
    What Oral Medication should not be taken with Dairy products?
    • A. 

      Glyset

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Repaglinide

    • D. 

      Pioglitazone

    • E. 

      Glyburide

  • 10. 
    What Oral Medication should not be taken with Dairy products?
    • A. 

      Glyset

    • B. 

      Metformin

    • C. 

      Repaglinide

    • D. 

      Pioglitazone

    • E. 

      Glyburide

  • 11. 
    What Combination of drugs are used to make Gucovance?  Also include classification of drugs?
    • A. 

      Glyuride

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 12. 
    What Combination of drugs are used to make Gucovance?  Also include classification of drugs?
    • A. 

      Glyuride

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 13. 
    What drug increases blood sugar by stimulating glycogenolysis (glycogen breakdown) in the liver?
    • A. 

      Glimpride

    • B. 

      Glyburide

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Miglitol

    • E. 

      Glucagon

  • 14. 
    What drug increases blood sugar by stimulating glycogenolysis (glycogen breakdown) in the liver?
    • A. 

      Glimpride

    • B. 

      Glyburide

    • C. 

      Acarbose

    • D. 

      Miglitol

    • E. 

      Glucagon

  • 15. 
    What decreases the rate of liver glucose production, augments glucose uptake by tissues and lowers lipids?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Nateglinide

    • C. 

      Pioglitazone

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Repaglinide

  • 16. 
    What decreases the rate of liver glucose production, augments glucose uptake by tissues and lowers lipids?
    • A. 

      Miglitol

    • B. 

      Nateglinide

    • C. 

      Pioglitazone

    • D. 

      Metformin

    • E. 

      Repaglinide

  • 17. 
    What following Oral Anti-diabetics list the side effects of hypoglycemia?  (Classification listed)There could be more than one.
    • A. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • B. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • B. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 19. 
    What classification may cause weight gain?  There could be more than one.
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • E. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

  • 20. 
    What classification may cause weight gain?  There could be more than one.
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Meglitinides

    • D. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • E. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

  • 21. 
    What is the max dose of Metformin in mg/d
    • A. 

      2200

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      1800

    • D. 

      2400

    • E. 

      2600

  • 22. 
    What is the max dose of Metformin in mg/d
    • A. 

      2200

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      1800

    • D. 

      2400

    • E. 

      2600

  • 23. 
    What classification of OAD (Oral Anti-diabetic) medication delays the absorbtion of carbohydrates from the GI TRACT?
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • D. 

      Meglitinides

    • E. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 24. 
    What classification of OAD (Oral Anti-diabetic) medication delays the absorbtion of carbohydrates from the GI TRACT?
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • D. 

      Meglitinides

    • E. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 25. 
    Alpha-Glucosidase should ONLY BE GIVEN WITH MEALS, choose the generic names of the drugs that belong to this category.
    • A. 

      Pioglitazone (Actos)

    • B. 

      Acarbose (precose)

    • C. 

      Repaglinide (prandin)

    • D. 

      Rosiglitazone (Avandia)

    • E. 

      Miglitol (glyset)

  • 26. 
    Alpha-Glucosidase should ONLY BE GIVEN WITH MEALS, choose the generic names of the drugs that belong to this category.
    • A. 

      Pioglitazone (Actos)

    • B. 

      Acarbose (precose)

    • C. 

      Repaglinide (prandin)

    • D. 

      Rosiglitazone (Avandia)

    • E. 

      Miglitol (glyset)

  • 27. 
    What increased glucose uptake in muscle, decreases glucose production in the liver?
    • A. 

      Meglitinides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Glucagon

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Meglitinides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • D. 

      Glucagon

    • E. 

      Biguanides

  • 29. 
    Choose the correct Thiazolidinediones drugs.
    • A. 

      Rosiglitazone (avandia)

    • B. 

      Raganlitazone (acandia)

    • C. 

      Nateglinide (starlix)

    • D. 

      Repaglinide (Prandin)

    • E. 

      Pioglitazone (Actos)

  • 30. 
    What are the side effects of Meglitinides?
    • A. 

      Edema

    • B. 

      Weight gain

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

    • E. 

      Weight loss

  • 31. 
    What are the Side effects of Thiazolidnedions?
    • A. 

      Weight loss

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Weight gain

    • E. 

      Diarrhea

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Meglitinides

    • B. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • C. 

      Biguanides

    • D. 

      Alpha- Glucosidase

    • E. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 33. 
    What should not be used if liver or kidney dysfunction is present, works for 10 to 24 hours, and has a HIGHER hypoglycemic potency? 
    • A. 

      Biguanides

    • B. 

      Alpha - G

    • C. 

      Meglitnides

    • D. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • E. 

      Sulfonylureas

  • 34. 
    What classification should be given within 15 min of a meal and no more than 30 min?
    • A. 

      Sulfonylureas

    • B. 

      Meglitnides

    • C. 

      Thiazolidinediones

    • D. 

      Biguanides

    • E. 

      Alpha - G