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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

Antibiotics and Anti-inflammatory agents, etc.


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  • 1. 
    Nursing implications for Antibiotics:
  • 2. 
    What are the classes of antibiotics?
  • 3. 
    Empirc Therapy is:
    • A. 

      Treatment with antibiotics to prevent an infection

    • B. 

      Treatment of an infection before specific culture info has been reported

    • C. 

      Broad spectrum

  • 4. 
    List 4 Antibiotic mechanism of actions.Is interference with:
  • 5. 
    Bacteriostatic is:
    • A. 

      Kill bacteria

    • B. 

      Allows bacteria to grow

    • C. 

      Inhibits growth of bacteria

  • 6. 
    Sulfonamides are:
    • A. 

      Bactericidal

    • B. 

      Bacteriostatic

    • C. 

      Both

  • 7. 
    Sulfonamide indications are:
    • A. 

      UTIs

    • B. 

      Upper respiratory infections

    • C. 

      Lower respiratory infections

  • 8. 
    Sulfonamides side effects include:
  • 9. 
    Sulfonamide interactions include:
    • A. 

      Sulphonylureas

    • B. 

      Warfarin

    • C. 

      Heparin

    • D. 

      Phenytoin

  • 10. 
    Macrolides are wide spectrum
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Macrolides are used for UTIs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Macrolide are used for:
    • A. 

      Gonorrhea

    • B. 

      Chlamydia

    • C. 

      Lyme Disease

    • D. 

      Strep infection

    • E. 

      Serious infections

  • 13. 
    What are potential drug interactions with Macrolides?
  • 14. 
    What is the therapeutic effect of antibiotic use
  • 15. 
    What is the mechanism of action of penicillin?
  • 16. 
    Penicillin is used for:
    • A. 

      Gram + and streptococcus bacteria

    • B. 

      Gram - and streptococcus bacteria

    • C. 

      Staphylcoccus and streptococcus bacteria

  • 17. 
    Nursing implications for the use of penicillin:
  • 18. 
    Binds with Ca+, Mg+, & Al+ ions to form insoluble complexes
    • A. 

      Penicillin

    • B. 

      Tetracyclines

    • C. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • D. 

      Macrolides

  • 19. 
    Tetracycline are used for:
    • A. 

      Treatment of acne

    • B. 

      Pleural & pericardial effusions

    • C. 

      Chlamydia & Lyme disease

    • D. 

      UTIs

    • E. 

      Respiratory tract infections

    • F. 

      STDs

  • 20. 
    Side effects of tetracycline are:
  • 21. 
    Poor oral absorption:
    • A. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • B. 

      Tetracyclines

    • C. 

      Penicillins

  • 22. 
    Tetracyclines are used for serious infections
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What was the first oral antibiotic effective against gram - bacteria?
  • 24. 
    Quinolones mechanism of action:
  • 25. 
    Quinolones are used for bone & joint infections
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Quinolones are used for upper respiratory tract infections
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Quinolones are used for UTIs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    What other indications are there for Quinolone?
  • 29. 
    Should limit the intake of what during Quinolone treatment?
    • A. 

      Peanuts

    • B. 

      Jam

    • C. 

      Vegetables

    • D. 

      Cola

    • E. 

      Milk

    • F. 

      Tums

    • G. 

      Lemons

  • 30. 
    What are the properties of NSAIDS?
  • 31. 
    NSAIDS are used for mild pain only
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    What are the categories of NSAIDS?
  • 33. 
    ASA is used for:
    • A. 

      Anti-inflammatory

    • B. 

      Antipyretic

    • C. 

      Analgesic

    • D. 

      Antithombotic

  • 34. 
    Non ASA first generation NSAIDS cause:
  • 35. 
    Indomethacin is:
    • A. 

      OTC

    • B. 

      Potent

    • C. 

      Prescription only

    • D. 

      Topical

    • E. 

      PO

    • F. 

      PR

  • 36. 
    Ibuprofen has safe side effects
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Ketorolac is:
    • A. 

      Antipyretic

    • B. 

      Anti-inflammatory

    • C. 

      Analgesic

  • 38. 
    Ketorolac is used for mild to moderate pain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Celecoxib is a first generation NSAID
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Celecoxib is:
    • A. 

      Antipyretic

    • B. 

      Anti-inflammatory

    • C. 

      Analgesic

  • 41. 
    Celecoxib has platelet effects and GI effects
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Glucocorticoids inhibit or control inflammatory response by:
    • A. 

      Increasing capillary permeability to inflammatory cells

    • B. 

      Decreasing capillar permeability to inflammatory cells

    • C. 

      Increase migration of WBCs

    • D. 

      Decrease migration of WBCs

    • E. 

      Increases fever

    • F. 

      Lowers fever

    • G. 

      Stabilizes cell membranes of lysosomes

  • 43. 
    Prevents nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy
    • A. 

      NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Prednisone

    • C. 

      Dexamthasone

    • D. 

      Hydrocortisone

  • 44. 
    Acetaminophen is:
    • A. 

      Antipyretic

    • B. 

      Anti-inflammatory

    • C. 

      Analgesic

  • 45. 
    Maximum dose of acetaminophen is: