Factors Affecting Pharmacokinetics

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Quiz about the factors affecting pharmacokinetics


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  • 1. 
    Removal of part of the intestine
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 2. 
    Does removal of part of the intestine increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 3. 
    Kidney failure
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 4. 
    Does kidney failure increase or decrease excretion?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 5. 
    Malnourished state
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 6. 
    Does malnutrition increase or decrease distribution?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 7. 
    Diarrhea
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 8. 
    Does diarrhea increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 9. 
    A pill after eating a large supper
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 10. 
    Does a pill after eating a large supper increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 11. 
    An infant with an immature liver
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 12. 
    Does an infant with an immature liver increase or decrease metabolism?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 13. 
    An elderly client taking 12 different po meds in the morning
    • A. 

      Absorption

    • B. 

      Distribution

    • C. 

      Metabolism

    • D. 

      Excretion

  • 14. 
    Does an elderly client taking 12 different po meds in the morning increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 15. 
    A client taking antacids for epigastric pain
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 16. 
    Does a client taking antacids for epigastric pain increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 17. 
    Cirrhosis of the liver
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 18. 
    Does cirrhosis of the liver increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 19. 
    Excessive swelling of the body
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 20. 
    Does excessive swelling of the body increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 21. 
    A patient in shock receiving IV meds
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 22. 
    Does a patient in shock receiving IV meds increase or decrease distribution?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 23. 
    A patient in her 1st trimester of pregnancy
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 24. 
    Does a patient being in her 1st trimester of pregnancy increase or decrease excretion?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 25. 
    Constipation
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 26. 
    Does constipation increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 27. 
    How dissolved a drug is
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 28. 
    Does a highly dissolved drug increase or decrease absorption?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 29. 
    Albumin/total protein levels affect which phase?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 30. 
    Does low albumin/total protein levels increase or decrease distribution?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 31. 
    BUN & Creatinine levels affect which phase?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      M

    • D. 

      E

  • 32. 
    If BUN is increased, then is excretion is increased or decreased?
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 33. 
    If BUN is decreased, then is excretion is increased or decreased?
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 34. 
    Is absorption in elderly & infants increased or decreased?
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 35. 
    Is metabolism in elderly & infants increased or decreased?
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

  • 36. 
    Is excretion in elderly & infants increased or decreased?
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased