NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 34 Endocrine Medications

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient adrenal insufficiency is to be discharged and is given Prednisone as a home medication. The nurse instruct the patient the following. except?
    • A. 

      To avoid aspirin-containing products.

    • B. 

      To avoid foods rich in potassium.

    • C. 

      To avoid caffeinated drinks.

    • D. 

      To avoid individuals with respiratory infections.

  • 2. 
    Sildenafil (Viagra) is given to a patient with erectile dysfunction. Which of the following history is contraindicated with the medication?
    • A. 

      Blurred vision.

    • B. 

      Neuralgia.

    • C. 

      Use of vitamins.

    • D. 

      Use of nitroprusside.

  • 3. 
    Glipizide (Glucotrol) is prescribed to a patient with diabetes mellitus. The nurse instruct the patient to avoid which of the following?
    • A. 

      Soft drinks.

    • B. 

      Whole grain cereals.

    • C. 

      Alcohol.

    • D. 

      Organ meats.

  • 4. 
    A nurse is teaching a patient on how to mix regular insulin and NPH insulin in the same syringe. Which of the following actions. if performed by the patient . indicates the need for further teaching?
    • A. 

      Withdraws regular insulin first.

    • B. 

      Withdraws NPH insulin first.

    • C. 

      Injects an amount of air equivalent to the desired dose of insulin.

    • D. 

      Injects air into the NPH insulin first.

  • 5. 
    A patient is taking insulin glargine injection daily. The nurse instruct the client that the onset of action will likely happen?
    • A. 

      2-4 hours after administration.

    • B. 

      4-12 hours after administration.

    • C. 

      6-12 hours after administration.

    • D. 

      18-24 hours after administration.

  • 6. 
    A private nurse visits a client who is taking Humulin NPH insulin daily. The client asks the nurse on how is the storage of the unopened vials of insulin. The nurse tells the client to:
    • A. 

      Store it at room temperature.

    • B. 

      Store it in the freezer.

    • C. 

      Store it in the refrigerator.

    • D. 

      Keep the insulin in a sunlight. dry place.

  • 7. 
    A client with diabetes mellitus type I was prescribed with Exenatide (Bydureon). The nurse will take which of the following appropriate actions?
    • A. 

      Withdraw the insulin from the prefilled pen into an insulin syringe.

    • B. 

      Monitor for signs of nausea. vomiting. and gastric upset.

    • C. 

      Administer the medication twice a day during pre-meals.

    • D. 

      Hold the medication and call the physician to question the prescription.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following insulin cannot be mixed with any other type of insulin?
    • A. 

      Insulin glargine.

    • B. 

      Insulin aspart.

    • C. 

      Insulin isophane.

    • D. 

      Insulin lispro.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following medications causes hypoglycemia. except?
    • A. 

      Salicylates.

    • B. 

      Oral contraceptives.

    • C. 

      Sulfonamides.

    • D. 

      Anticoagulants.

  • 10. 
    A nurse is providing instruction to a client who is prescribed with Repaglinide (Prandin). All of which is true regarding this medication. except?
    • A. 

      Do not skip the dose when a meal is not taken.

    • B. 

      Dizziness may occur while taking it.

    • C. 

      Has quicker and shorter duration of action.

    • D. 

      Use to treat type II diabetes mellitus.

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