NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 51 Musculoskeletal Medications

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse is providing instructions to a client receiving Baclofen (Lioresal). Which of the following would be included in the teaching plan?
    • A. 

      Limit fluid intake.

    • B. 

      Hold the medication if diarrhea occurs.

    • C. 

      Restrict alcohol intake.

    • D. 

      Notify the physician if weakness occurs.

  • 2. 
    A nurse is analyzing the laboratory studies on a client receiving Dantrolene Sodium (Dantrium). Which of the following laboratory test would identify an adverse effect associated with the use of the medication?
    • A. 

      Blood urea nitrogen.

    • B. 

      Creatinine.

    • C. 

      Liver function test.

    • D. 

      Triglyceride.

  • 3. 
    A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride (Flexeril) for the treatment of muscle spasm. Which of the following medical condition is contraindicated with the use of the medication?
    • A. 

      Diabetes Mellitus.

    • B. 

      Angle-closure glaucoma.

    • C. 

      Emphysema.

    • D. 

      Urinary tract infection.

  • 4. 
    A client is receiving Methocarbamol (Robaxin) as an adjunct to physical therapy for the relief of painful muscle discomfort. Which of the following is not true regarding with the use of the medication?
    • A. 

      The parenteral form causes hypotension and bradycardia when given rapidly.

    • B. 

      The medicine can cause the urine to turn into brown. black or green.

    • C. 

      The use of a cold or allergy medicine will lessen the side effects of the medication.

    • D. 

      The parenteral form is contraindicated in clients with liver damage.

  • 5. 
    Allopurinol (Zyloprim) is prescribed for a client for the treatment of gout. And the nurse is providing medication instructions. The nurse tells the client to?
    • A. 

      Take the medication on an empty stomach.

    • B. 

      To limit the use of vitamin C.

    • C. 

      A rash is a normal side effect of the medication.

    • D. 

      The effect of the medication will happen immediately.

  • 6. 
    A client is prescribed Colchicine. After taking three doses. the client complaints of nausea. vomiting. and loose bowel stools. Which of the following should the client do?
    • A. 

      Skip the next dose. and take the another dose.

    • B. 

      Withhold the medication and the physician is notified.

    • C. 

      Continue taking the medication as these symptoms will go away.

    • D. 

      Cut in half the next dosage.

  • 7. 
    Colchicine is prescribed for a client with gout. The nurse reviews the client’s record. knowing that this medication would be used in caution in which of the following medical condition?
    • A. 

      Behcet disease.

    • B. 

      Aplastic Anemia.

    • C. 

      Amyloidosis.

    • D. 

      Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF).

  • 8. 
    A client taking probenecid is complaining of gout pain. Which of the following medication should the nurse expect to be administered?
    • A. 

      Acetaminophen (Tylenol).

    • B. 

      Aspirin (Ecotrin).

    • C. 

      Orphenadrine (Norflex).

    • D. 

      Tizanidine (Zanaflex).

  • 9. 
    Gold sodium thiomalate is prescribed to a client with rheumatoid arthritis. Which of the following side effects indicates an overdosage of the medication?
    • A. 

      Flushing.

    • B. 

      Dizziness.

    • C. 

      Joint pain.

    • D. 

      Metallic taste.

  • 10. 
    Gold salt toxicity can be reversed using which medication?
    • A. 

      Acetaminophen.

    • B. 

      Dimercaprol.

    • C. 

      Calcium salts.

    • D. 

      Hydroxycobalamin.

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