NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 25 Neurologic And Psychiatric Drugs

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which group of drugs mimics parasympathetic activity?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic agents

    • B. 

      Anticholinergic agents

    • C. 

      Adrenergic agents

    • D. 

      Antiadrenergic agents

  • 2. 
    Cholinergic agents are used to:
    • A. 

      Produce miosis

    • B. 

      Facilitate neuromuscular blockade

    • C. 

      Synergize neuromuscular blockers

    • D. 

      Facilitate tricyclic activity

  • 3. 
    Cholinergics are contraindicated in:
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Asthma

  • 4. 
    Drugs that mimic sympathetic activity are known as:
    • A. 

      Cholinergics

    • B. 

      Anticholinergics

    • C. 

      Adrenergics

    • D. 

      Antiadrenergics

  • 5. 
    Which of the following metabolic effects may be a consequence of administration of adrenergic agents?
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

  • 6. 
    Adrenergic blockers are contraindicated in:
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Pheochromocytoma

    • C. 

      Migraines

    • D. 

      Obstructive airway disease

  • 7. 
    A side effect of cholinergic administration is:
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Diarrhea

    • C. 

      Increase salivation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Joseph is child diagnosed with attention deficit disorder. Which of the following drugs is commonly used for his condition?
    • A. 

      Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

    • B. 

      Diethylpropion (Nobesine)

    • C. 

      Phendimetrazine (Adipost)

    • D. 

      Caffeine

  • 9. 
    Amphetamines are included in the category of drugs of abuse because of their ability to:
    • A. 

      Cause nervousness

    • B. 

      Decrease weight

    • C. 

      Raise blood pressure

    • D. 

      Enhance performance

  • 10. 
    The nurse would monitor for decreased effect of amphetamines when these drugs are given with:
    • A. 

      Caffeine

    • B. 

      Antidiabetic agents

    • C. 

      Tricyclic antidepressants

    • D. 

      All of the above

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