Know The Endrocrine System - Endocrine Medications Test

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Know The Endrocrine System - Endocrine Medications Test

The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and secrete hormones that the body uses for a wide range of functions. These control many different bodily functions, including: Respiration. Metabolism. Reproduction.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Thyroid hormones have a profound effect on 
    • A. 

      Metabolism 

    • B. 

      Cardiac function 

    • C. 

      Growth and development 

    • D. 

      Sex organs 

    • E. 

      Immunity 

    • F. 

      Maturation in infancy to childhood 

  • 2. 
    Iodine is important to the synthesis of 
    • A. 

      T3 

    • B. 

      T4

    • C. 

      T2

    • D. 

      THS

    • E. 

      TRH

  • 3. 
    Iodine can be found in salt 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Hyperthyroidism can be treated by 
    • A. 

      Surgical removal of thyroid tissue 

    • B. 

      Parathyroidectomy 

    • C. 

      Destruction of thyroid tissue 

    • D. 

      Medical supression of thyroid hormone synthesis 

  • 5. 
    Treatment of hyperthyroidism usually leads to hypothyroidism 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Levothyroxine is a Synthroid (synthetic) 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Levothyroxine is synthetic
    • A. 

      T4

    • B. 

      T3

    • C. 

      TSH

    • D. 

      TRH

  • 8. 
    Levothyroxine is/has
    • A. 

      Drug of choice for hypothyroidism 

    • B. 

      Drug of choice for hyperthyroidism 

    • C. 

      A long half life

    • D. 

      A short half life

    • E. 

      Narrow therapeutic range 

  • 9. 
    It is common to need medication for T3 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    AEs of Levothyroxine 
    • A. 

      Thyrotoxicosis 

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Angina 

    • D. 

      Tremors 

    • E. 

      N/V

    • F. 

      Dizzyness

    • G. 

      Constipation 

  • 11. 
    Chronic overdosing of levothyroxine can lead to bone loss 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Chronic overdosing of levothyroxine will lead to 
    • A. 

      Slight "rush"

    • B. 

      Thyrotoxicosis

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Seizures

  • 13. 
    Which drugs lead to a decrease in absorption of Levo? 
    • A. 

      Antacids

    • B. 

      PUD drugs

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

    • E. 

      Iron

    • F. 

      Beta blockers

  • 14. 
    Levo intensifies the effects of Warfarin 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which drugs increase the hepatic metabolism of Levo?
    • A. 

      Depression drugs

    • B. 

      PUD drugs

    • C. 

      Cardiac drugs

    • D. 

      Seizure drugs 

    • E. 

      Oral Hypoglycemics

  • 16. 
    Patients on Levo will need lifelong therapy 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the goal for patients on Levo? 
    • A. 

      Resolution of S/S

    • B. 

      Cure hyperthyroidism 

    • C. 

      Decrease metabolism to gain weight back 

    • D. 

      Increase metabolism to lose weight 

  • 18. 
    Which complication calls for Immediate Medical Attention when taking Levo? 
    • A. 

      Myxedema

    • B. 

      Thyroid crisis 

    • C. 

      Extreme fatigue 

    • D. 

      Extreme nausea/vomiting/diarrhea 

  • 19. 
    When is the best time to take Levo? 
    • A. 

      On an empty stomach 

    • B. 

      4 hours before/ after calcium 

    • C. 

      6 hours before/after calcium

    • D. 

      30-60 minutes before breakfast 

    • E. 

      2-3 hours before breakfast 

    • F. 

      Early in the morning 

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