Pharmacology II: Thyroid Antagonists

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Thyroid antagonists


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  • 1. 
    Action - _______ the production of thyroid hormones. (takes 2-3 weeks for the therapeutic effect to begin)
    • A. 

      Inhibits

    • B. 

      Increases

    • C. 

      Decreases

    • D. 

      Accelerates

  • 2. 
    Use - treatment of hyperthyroidism - prior to thyroid surgery to ________ the vascularity of the gland and post-op _________
    • A. 

      Increase, heart-rate

    • B. 

      Avoid, healing

    • C. 

      Decrease, bleeding

    • D. 

      Metabolize, rest

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT a med pertaining to Thyroid Antagonists?
    • A. 

      Methimazole (Tapazole)

    • B. 

      Radioactive Iodine ( R13I)

    • C. 

      Propylthiauracil (PTU)

    • D. 

      Glipizide ( Glucatrol)

  • 4. 
    Which of these is NOT an Adverse Effect?
    • A. 

      Sore throat

    • B. 

      Bone marrow depression

    • C. 

      Cough

    • D. 

      Fatigue

  • 5. 
    Contradictions/ Precautions  You should take caution when using in patients over what age?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      30

  • 6. 
    Contradictions/ Precautions  PTU may cause _______ and ________ damage in children.  In the elderly it can cause ______.
    • A. 

      Brain, neurological ; CHF

    • B. 

      Cancer, chromosome ; CHF

    • C. 

      CHF, tissue ; cancer

    • D. 

      Anemia, stomach ; bleeding

  • 7. 
    Interactions   PTU and lithium or iodine meds cause a/ an ______ effect
    • A. 

      Addictive

    • B. 

      Adverse

    • C. 

      Damaging

    • D. 

      Calming

  • 8. 
    Which is these IS a Nursing Assessment pertaining to Thyroid Antagonists?
    • A. 

      Check fatigue

    • B. 

      Ask for last name

    • C. 

      Check allergy to iodine

    • D. 

      Inspect skin

  • 9. 
    Which of these is does NOT pertain to the client's education?
    • A. 

      Weighing self twice a week

    • B. 

      Timing of med

    • C. 

      How to take iodine solutions

    • D. 

      Time of sleep at night