NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 52 Musculoskeletal Medications

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  • 1. 
    Adalimumab (Humira) is given to a client for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Which of the following side effect is associated with the medication?
    • A. 

      Numbness.

    • B. 

      Diarrhea.

    • C. 

      Urinary retention.

    • D. 

      Weight gain.

  • 2. 
    A client receiving Azathioprine (Imuran) complains of hair loss. The nurse tells the client that?
    • A. 

      Hair loss is irreversible.

    • B. 

      Hair loss is uncommon.

    • C. 

      Hair loss is temporary.

    • D. 

      Hair loss is a sign of toxicity.

  • 3. 
     The client is about to start the treatment for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Before the administration of etanercept (Enbrel). it is important for the nurse to:
    • A. 

      Ask for an allergy to latex.

    • B. 

      Ask the client to postpone vacation trip abroad.

    • C. 

      Tell the client to not miss due vaccination while on treatment.

    • D. 

      To avoid people with a recent injection of etanercept.

  • 4. 
     A nurse is giving medicinal instructions to a female client receiving Leflunomide (Arava). Which of the following is an appropriate instruction with the use of the medication?
    • A. 

      To use an effective form of birth control while on the treatment.

    • B. 

      Breastfeeding does not have to be stopped during the treatment.

    • C. 

      To use cholestyramine to lessen the side effects.

    • D. 

      It may take 3-5 days to notice any improvement while taking leflunomide.

  • 5. 
     A client with rheumatoid arthritis is receiving Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) in the recent months. The nurse tells the client to visit which of the following while on the treatment?
    • A. 

      Dentist.

    • B. 

      Ophthalmologist.

    • C. 

      Pulmonologist.

    • D. 

      Endocrinologist.

  • 6. 
     A client has just been prescribed with Methotrexate (Trexall) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis who did not respond to any other treatment. An important reminder for the client is to?
    • A. 

      Clay-colored stool is a normal response of the treatment.

    • B. 

      Pregnancy is not contraindicated with the use of the medication.

    • C. 

      Strict hand washing.

    • D. 

      Get a daily source of sunlight during the day.

  • 7. 
     A client who is taking Methotrexate (Trexall) ask the nurse on what is the appropriate activity while taking the medication. The nurse advise the client to play which activity?
    • A. 

      Basketball.

    • B. 

      Ice hockey.

    • C. 

      Football.

    • D. 

      Tennis.

  • 8. 
    The nurse is reviewing the client’s history who is about to take Methotrexate. Which of the following drugs can be safely administered together with methotrexate?
    • A. 

      Tetracycline.

    • B. 

      Folic Acid.

    • C. 

      Sulfamethoxazole.

    • D. 

      Phenytoin.

  • 9. 
    Alendronate (Fosamax) is given to a client with osteoporosis. The nurse advises the client to?
    • A. 

      Take the medication in the morning with meals.

    • B. 

      Take the medication 2 hours before bedtime.

    • C. 

      Take the medication with a glass of water after rising in the morning.

    • D. 

      Take the medication during lunch.

  • 10. 
    A client with osteoporosis is asking the nurse regarding the use of Salmon calcitonin (Miacalcin) nasal spray. The nurse tells the client to do the following. except?
    • A. 

      Delivery system contains enough medication for at least 30 doses. Discard any unused solution after 30 doses.

    • B. 

      If you do not feel the spray while using it. repeat the dose on the other nostrils.

    • C. 

      Miacalcin is usually given as one spray per day into only one of your nostrils.

    • D. 

      Take extra vitamin D while you are using Miacalcin.

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