NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 33 Endocrine Medications

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Somatropin (Humatrope) is being given to a female patient with turner syndrome. Which of the following findings is associated with this medication?
    • A. 

      Decreases ALT and AST level.

    • B. 

      Mild hyperglycemia.

    • C. 

      Hypotension.

    • D. 

      Water intoxication.

  • 2. 
    A nurse provide instructions to a client regarding the administration of the prednisone and instructs the client that the best time to take the medication is during?
    • A. 

      Any time of the day.

    • B. 

      Early morning.

    • C. 

      Lunch.

    • D. 

      Before bedtime.

  • 3. 
    A client with diabetes insipidus is taking antidiuretic hormone. Which of the following symptoms would alert the need to decrease the dosage?
    • A. 

      Alopecia.

    • B. 

      Jaundice.

    • C. 

      Diarrhea.

    • D. 

      Drowsiness.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following medications decreases their action while taking thyroid hormone?
    • A. 

      Metformin.

    • B. 

      Warfarin.

    • C. 

      Zoloft.

    • D. 

      Epinephrine.

  • 5. 
    Prednisone is prescribed for a client with diabetes mellitus who is using Humulin 70/30 daily. Which of the following prescription changes does the nurse expect during the therapy with the prednisone?
    • A. 

      An addition of an oral hypoglycemic medication.

    • B. 

      Increased dosage of prednisone.

    • C. 

      Increased dosage of humulin 70/30.

    • D. 

      Decreased dosage of humulin 70/30.

  • 6. 
    A nurse is instructing a client regarding intranasal Vasopressin (Pitressin). The nurse tells the client that which of the following is a side effect specific to the medication?
    • A. 

      Runny nose.

    • B. 

      Headache.

    • C. 

      Flushing.

    • D. 

      Nausea.

  • 7. 
    A nurse is performing an assessment on a newly admit patient who is taking propylthiouracil (PTU) daily. The nurse suspects that the client has a history of?
    • A. 

      Addison’s disease.

    • B. 

      Cushing’s syndrome.

    • C. 

      Grave’s disease.

    • D. 

      Myxedema.

  • 8. 
    A nurse is giving discharge instructions a patient who is taking levothyroxine (Synthroid). The nurse instruct the client to notify the physician if which of the following occurs?
    • A. 

      Cold intolerance.

    • B. 

      Tremors.

    • C. 

      Coarse. dry hair.

    • D. 

      Muscle cramps.

  • 9. 
    A nurse is giving instructions a patient who is taking levothyroxine (Synthroid). The nurse tells the client that the best time to take this medication is?
    • A. 

      During bedtime.

    • B. 

      After lunch.

    • C. 

      Taken with food.

    • D. 

      Taken on an empty stomach.

  • 10. 
    Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) is given to a patient with diabetes insipidus. Which of the following therapeutic response should you expect?
    • A. 

      Decreased blood pressure.

    • B. 

      Decreased attention span.

    • C. 

      Decreased urinary output.

    • D. 

      Decreased blood sugar.

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