Nursing 252- Medicines And Drugs Test

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Nursing 252- Medicines And Drugs Test

Welcome to the Nursing 252 sample test! This quiz has twenty-five questions about medicines and drugs. So, what do you know about this discipline of medical science? Well, take this quiz to test your knowledge about medicines and solutions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which are histamine H2 antagonists?
    • A. 

      Famotidine

    • B. 

      Cimetidine

    • C. 

      Pantoprazole

    • D. 

      Sucralfate

  • 2. 
    Which are antacids?
    • A. 

      Calcium carbonate

    • B. 

      Pantoprazole

    • C. 

      Magnesium Oxide

    • D. 

      Famotidine

    • E. 

      Aluminum Hydroxide

  • 3. 
    Which ones are antidiarrheals?
    • A. 

      Loperamide

    • B. 

      Bismuth Subsalicylate

    • C. 

      Sulfasalasine

    • D. 

      Ondansetron

  • 4. 
    Which are IBS drugs?
    • A. 

      Sulfasalazine

    • B. 

      Ondansetron

    • C. 

      Infliximab

    • D. 

      Senna

    • E. 

      Misoprostol

  • 5. 
    Which are antiemetics?
    • A. 

      Ondansetron

    • B. 

      Loperamide

    • C. 

      Promethazine

    • D. 

      Meclazine

    • E. 

      Simethicone

    • F. 

      Famotidine

  • 6. 
    What is the action of famotidine, cimetidine?
    • A. 

      Decreased secretion of gastric acid.

    • B. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

    • C. 

      Relief of heartburn

    • D. 

      Relief from diarrhea

  • 7. 
    What is the action of pantoprazole, omeprazole?
    • A. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

    • B. 

      Relief of heartburn

    • C. 

      Decreased GI motility.

    • D. 

      Relief from diarrhea.

  • 8. 
    What is the action of laxatives?
    • A. 

      Relief from diarrhea.

    • B. 

      Reduction of symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

    • C. 

      Softening and passage of stool.

    • D. 

      Prevention of gastric ulceration from NSAIDs.

  • 9. 
    Which are side effects of Histamine H2 Antagonists?
    • A. 

      Confusion

    • B. 

      Blurred vision

    • C. 

      Arrhythmias

    • D. 

      Dry mouth

    • E. 

      Agranulocytosis

    • F. 

      C-Diff

    • G. 

      Aplastic Anemia

  • 10. 
    What is the action of Misoprostol?
    • A. 

      Inhibits gastric acid secretion.

    • B. 

      Relief of heartburn. 

    • C. 

      Prevention of gastric ulceration from NSAIDs

    • D. 

      Softening and passage of stool

  • 11. 
    What is the action of Metocloperamide?
    • A. 

      Stimulates motility upper GI tract and accelerates gastric emptying.

    • B. 

      Relief from diarrhea.

    • C. 

      Relief of heartburn.

    • D. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

  • 12. 
    What is the action of Loperamide?
    • A. 

      Relief from diarrhea

    • B. 

      Inhibits gastric acid secretion.

    • C. 

      Prevention and decrease of nausea and vomiting.

    • D. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

  • 13. 
    What is the action of sulfasalazine and infliximab?
    • A. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers

    • B. 

      Reduction in symptoms of ulcerative colitis

    • C. 

      Relief of heartburn

    • D. 

      Softening and passage of stool

  • 14. 
    What is the action of Budesonide?
    • A. 

      Improvement of Crohn's symptoms.

    • B. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

    • C. 

      Relief of heartburn.

    • D. 

      Softening and passage of stool.

  • 15. 
    What is the action of antiemetics?
    • A. 

      Prevention and decrease of nausea and vomiting

    • B. 

      Decreased GI motility.

    • C. 

      Protection of ulcers with subsequent healing.

    • D. 

      Prevention of gastric ulceration from NSAIDs

  • 16. 
    What is the action of stool softeners?
    • A. 

      Reduction in symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

    • B. 

      Prevention of gastric ulceration from NSAIDs

    • C. 

      Softening and passage of stool.

    • D. 

      Decreased GI motility.

  • 17. 
    Which is the action of Dicyclomine?
    • A. 

      Stimulates motility of upper GI tract and accelerates gastric emptying.

    • B. 

      Decreased GI motility.

    • C. 

      Induction of ulcerative colitis remission.

    • D. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

  • 18. 
    What is the action of Octreotide?
    • A. 

      Healing of duodenal ulcers.

    • B. 

      Increases absorption of F&E from the GI tract and increases transit time.

    • C. 

      Relief of heartburn.

    • D. 

      Improvement of Crohn's symptoms.

  • 19. 
    Can Histamine H2 Antagonists cause confusion in the elderly?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    Which meds should you assess for abdominal and epigastric pain?
    • A. 

      Famotidine

    • B. 

      Calcium carbonate

    • C. 

      Pantoprazole

    • D. 

      Sucralfate

  • 21. 
    Any antacid with magnesium causes diarrhea. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    You should educate the patient on the importance of using laxatives for [Blank] term use.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Long

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