Pharmacology II: Thyroid Replacement Hormones

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Medications affecting the Thyroid Gland


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  • 1. 
    Action - stimulate the _________ _____.
    • A. 

      Testoserone levels

    • B. 

      Metabolic rate

    • C. 

      Addisons Disease

    • D. 

      Brain activity

  • 2. 
    Use - treatment of __________.
    • A. 

      Hyperthyroidism

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Malnutrition

    • D. 

      Synthroid

  • 3. 
    Adverse Effects - symptoms of hyperthyroidism.Interactions - increase bleeding with _______                  - decreases the effect of _________
    • A. 

      Ibuprofen, digitalis

    • B. 

      Digitalis, warfarin

    • C. 

      Warfarin, digitalis

    • D. 

      Synthroid, thyrotoxicosis

  • 4. 
    Contraindications/ Precautions - Addisons Disease - recent MI - _______________ - lactation (women only)
    • A. 

      Thyrotoxicosis

    • B. 

      Levothyroxin

    • C. 

      Metabolic acid

    • D. 

      Inhibitors

  • 5. 
    Prototype - _________ (levothyroxin)(many generics available)
    • A. 

      Synthroid

    • B. 

      Synthrosis

    • C. 

      Methimazole

    • D. 

      Proplythiauracil

  • 6. 
    Desired Outcomes   Client will state a decrease in fatigue and coldness after three weeks of taking the medication.  Client will state that he/ she is to take the medication on a/ an ________ stomach every morning.
    • A. 

      Full

    • B. 

      Upset

    • C. 

      Hungry

    • D. 

      Empty

  • 7. 
    Which of these is NOT a Nursing Assessment?
    • A. 

      ADL ability

    • B. 

      Feelings of coldness

    • C. 

      Dilated pupils

    • D. 

      Appetite

    • E. 

      Weight

  • 8. 
    Client Education - when to take - do not change dosage - weigh self once a week (report gain of __ lbs) - always get same brand  - medication is usually for life
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      12