NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 50 Immunological Medications

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  • 1. 
    The nurse is assigned to care for a client with cytomegalovirus retinitis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome who is receiving foscarnet (Foscavir). The nurse carefully monitors which of the following laboratory test during the treatment with this medication. except?
    • A. 

      Serum creatinine.

    • B. 

      Serum calcium.

    • C. 

      Serum magnesium.

    • D. 

      Serum sodium.

  • 2. 
    A client is recently diagnosed with HIV and a highly antiretroviral therapy is started. After the first week of therapy. the patient complains of headaches. dizziness. and nightmares. Which one of the following anti-retroviral drugs is most likely associated with these symptoms?
    • A. 

      Lamivudine.

    • B. 

      Efavirenz.

    • C. 

      Tenofovir.

    • D. 

      Saquinavir.

  • 3. 
     Sirolimus (Rapamune) is prescribed to a post-renal transplantation client. Upon the review of the chart. the nurse expects which of the following laboratory results?
    • A. 

      Elevated serum potassium.

    • B. 

      Decreased cholesterol level.

    • C. 

      Elevated platelet count.

    • D. 

      Elevated triglyceride level.

  • 4. 
    A post-kidney transplant client went to the health care facility to ask the nurse regarding vaccinations while on Tacrolimus (Prograf) a medication used to prevent organ rejection. Which of the following is an appropriate response of the nurse? 
    • A. 

      “Do not skip due doses of vaccination for this can help in your treatment”.

    • B. 

      “You can have live vaccinations even without the approval of the physician”.

    • C. 

      “Influenza can happen anytime. so a flu vaccine is a must.”

    • D. 

      “Do not receive any live vaccinations while on this treatment”.

  • 5. 
    A nurse is giving instructions to a client who is receiving Mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept) and Mycophenolic acid (Myfortic) after undergoing a heart transplant. The nurse tells the client to anticipate the following side effects. except?
    • A. 

      Insomnia.

    • B. 

      Vomiting.

    • C. 

      Hypertension.

    • D. 

      Diarrhea.

  • 6. 
    Amikacin (Amikin) is given to a client with E-coli infection. The nurse advises the client to report which of the following symptoms immediately?
    • A. 

      Muscle pain.

    • B. 

      Constipation.

    • C. 

      Fatigue.

    • D. 

      Hearing loss.

  • 7. 
    A client went to the emergency room with complaints of abdominal pain. nausea. diarrhea and mucoid stools. Upon the interview of the nurse. the client stated that he is taking Cefixime (Suprax) for the treatment of urinary tract infection. The nurse determines that the client is most likely suffering from?
    • A. 

      Crohn’s disease.

    • B. 

      Acute Gastroenteritis.

    • C. 

      Acute appendicitis.

    • D. 

      Pseudomembranous colitis.

  • 8. 
    Amphotericin B (Fungizone) IV is given to a client with aspergillosis. a fungal infection. In order to prevent its side effects. the nurse anticipate administering which of the following prior. except?
    • A. 

      Hydrocortisone.

    • B. 

      Ketoconazole.

    • C. 

      Diphenhydramine.

    • D. 

      Meperidine.

  • 9. 
    A nurse is giving instructions to a client taking Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) for the treatment of gonorrhea. The nurse tells the client to?
    • A. 

      Report any history of tendon problems.

    • B. 

      Resume daily exercise such as biking.

    • C. 

      Take an antacid 30 minutes prior.

    • D. 

      Take it with a yogurt as part of the treatment.

  • 10. 
    Tetracycline has been prescribed for a client with Chlamydia trachomatis infection. Select the side effect of the medication. Select all that apply?
    • A. 

      Glossitis.

    • B. 

      Tremors.

    • C. 

      Urinary frequency.

    • D. 

      Discoloration of the nails.

    • E. 

      Photosensitivity.

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