Review Of Phamacology In Pt

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Review Of Phamacology In Pt - Quiz

This is a brief review of pharmacology in physical therapy. This quiz is intended for review for the PT boards. All the questions are personally made up. Hope it is helpful.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A pt who has been seeing you for severe back pain secondary to spasms has come back to you stating that he has had a discussion with his doctor and is was prescribed a medication. Unfortunately the patient cannot remember what medication he was placed on, which of the follow medication is not a plausible medication?
    • A. 

      Robaxin

    • B. 

      Flexeril

    • C. 

      Alendronate (Fosamax)

    • D. 

      Diazepam (Valium)

    • E. 

      Soma

  • 2. 
    While in a long term rehab facility you have evaluated a pt who recently came in due to active toxic hepatisis. You are treating the patient for muscle weakness. When looking over the patient's medical history you notice that the pt had a stroke 10 years ago and has been seeking treatment for his chronic spasticity. Of the following medication, which one best fits treatment for your pt?
    • A. 

      Baclofen (Lioresal)

    • B. 

      Dantrolene (Dantrium)

    • C. 

      Tizanidine (Zanaflex)

    • D. 

      Orphenadrine (Norflex)

    • E. 

      Methotrexate

  • 3. 
    Flexeril is best used for pt with local, acute spasms. But flexeril has all but which of the following side effects?
    • A. 

      When taken with MAOI's can result in hypertensive crisis

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Dry mouth

    • D. 

      Blurry vision

    • E. 

      Fluid retention and edema

  • 4. 
    A physical therapist is seeing a patient who has RA in an outpatient facility. The patient when giving his medical history states that he has been taking prednisone for several years. Which of the following side effects is NOT typical of this medication?
    • A. 

      Increase risk of infection secondary to medications immunosuppressant effects

    • B. 

      Cataracts

    • C. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • D. 

      Myopathy

    • E. 

      Esophageal lesions

  • 5. 
    A patient is in the hospital complaining of severe arm pain secondary to a radial and ulnar fracture. The doctor administers and opioid drug, but warns the patient that the adverse effects could be twitching, tremors, or seizures and that if he experiences any of these effects he should call someone immediately. Which of the following is most likely the medication that was administered? 
    • A. 

      Codeine

    • B. 

      Vicoden

    • C. 

      Demerol

    • D. 

      Tylenol

    • E. 

      Fentanyl

  • 6. 
    Of the following medications which is not considered an anti-hypertensive medication?
    • A. 

      Benazepril

    • B. 

      Bumex

    • C. 

      Norvasc

    • D. 

      Prazosin

    • E. 

      Methyldopa

  • 7. 
    Of the hypertensive drugs one of the medications below can cause digoxin toxicity, flushing headaches, ankle swelling, reflex tachycardia. When it is taken with a beta-blocker it can cause cardiac depression and AV Block. What medication is it?
    • A. 

      Prazosin (Minpress)

    • B. 

      Clonidin (Catapres)

    • C. 

      Atenolol

    • D. 

      Propanolol

    • E. 

      Verapamil

  • 8. 
    This medication causes peripheral vasodilation causing blood to pool in the legs therefore reducing the workload on the heart which in-turn decreases oxygen demand.
    • A. 

      Sublingual nitroglycerin

    • B. 

      Beta-blockers

    • C. 

      Calcium channel blockers

    • D. 

      Alpha-adrenergic Blockers

    • E. 

      Diuretics

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