NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 42 Gastrointestinal Medications

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  • 1. 
    The nurse is giving instructions to a client receiving Cholestyramine (Prevalite). Which statement made by the client indicates a need for further teachings?
    • A. 

      “I will include a high fiber rich food in my diet”.

    • B. 

      “I will continue taking my multivitamins”.

    • C. 

      “This medication will help lower my cholesterol”.

    • D. 

      “I will sip the cholestyramine powder for a long time for faster absorption”.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following condition can you safely administer Metoclopramide (Reglan)?
    • A. 

      Patient with bowel obstruction.

    • B. 

      Patient with gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

    • C. 

      Patient undergoing radiation.

    • D. 

      Patients with pheochromocytoma.

  • 3. 
    A client has been taking Ibuprofen for some quite time and was given Misoprostol (Cytotec). Which of the following is exhibiting the therapeutic effect of Cytotec?
    • A. 

      Relief of gastric ulcer.

    • B. 

      Relief of diarrhea.

    • C. 

      Relief of vomiting.

    • D. 

      Relief of constipation.

  • 4. 
    A geriatric patient is prescribed with Cimetidine (Tagamet) for the treatment of heartburn. Which of the following is the most frequent CNS side effect?
    • A. 

      Agitation.

    • B. 

      Drowsiness.

    • C. 

      Headache.

    • D. 

      Somnolence.

  • 5. 
    A nurse is administering an IV bolus of Cimetidine (Tagamet). Which of the following should the nurse monitor closely follow the administration?
    • A. 

      Respiratory rate.

    • B. 

      Skin turgor.

    • C. 

      Blood pressure.

    • D. 

      Temperature.

  • 6. 
    A client has been given Loperamide hydrochloride (Imodium). Which of the following situation is the medication indicated to?
    • A. 

      Abdominal pain.

    • B. 

      Patients with an ileostomy.

    • C. 

      Bloody Diarrhea.

    • D. 

      Acute dysentery.

  • 7. 
    A client has been given Ondansetron (Zofran). For which condition should the nurse administer this medication to the postoperative patient?
    • A. 

      Vomiting.

    • B. 

      Incisional pain.

    • C. 

      Abdominal infection.

    • D. 

      Atelectasis.

  • 8. 
    A client with a duodenal ulcer is diagnosed with H. pylori infection. The physician prescribed Amoxicillin (Wymox). Pantoprazole (Prevacid). and Clarithromycin (Biaxin). Which statement made by the nurse correctly explains the purpose of these medications?
    • A. 

      “These medicines will minimize acid production and will coat the ulcer“.

    • B. 

      “These medicines will stop the acid production and will kill the bacteria”.

    • C. 

      “The ulcer will heal because the medications will kill the bacteria”.

    • D. 

      “These medicines will control the ulcer and motion sickness”.

  • 9. 
    A client is prescribed with Omeprazole (Prilosec). The nurse determines that the client is receiving its therapeutic effect if which of the following is stated by the client:
    • A. 

      Relief of nausea and vomiting.

    • B. 

      Decrease diarrheal episodes.

    • C. 

      The absence of constipation.

    • D. 

      Relief from GERD.

  • 10. 
    A patient with Chron’s disease is receiving an infusion therapy of Infliximab (Remicade). Which of the following should the nurse do while the patient is on this medication?
    • A. 

      Monitoring liver function test prior the infusion.

    • B. 

      Monitoring the vomiting episodes.

    • C. 

      Monitoring the frequency and consistency of bowel movements.

    • D. 

      Monitoring urine output and orientation.

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