Dobutamine is considered a(n):
Ezetimibe may be ordered for a patient to counteract/lower:
To treat hypercholesterolemia, a nurse might give a patient the following drug:
For patients who have been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure, and have recently become worse the following drug may be prescribed (Classed as an antianginal):
Calcium channel blockers are used for AFIB, Angina, Hypertension, and sometimes VT disrhythmia. All of the following are CCB's EXCEPT:
Used to treat V-tach, this drug belongs to the therapeutic class "Antidysrhythmics"
This type of anti-coagulant (also known as a blood thinner) belongs to a subclass of Heparin known as "Low Molecular Weight Heparin" (LMWH):
This drug can be used to treat hypertension, and angina. It belongs to the drug class Calcium Channel Blocker.
Propranolol is a NONSELECTIVE Beta-Blocker, and absolutely cannot be given to patients with this diagnosis:
This blocker is both an Alpha AND a beta blocker:
Metropolol is noncardioselective.
This beta-blocker is used to treat glaucoma.
This drug is used for stroke prevention, and is used 30 days after surgery. It is considered a direct thrombin inhibitor, and taken BY MOUTH.
Vitamin K is an antidote for which anti-coagulant?
This hematologic drug is used in PREVENTION of blood clots, rather than the destruction of them.
This drug is the antidote for HEPARIN:
Low Molecular Weight Heparin
This hematologic drug is given for renal failure, and prevents a condition known as "swirling blood".
This drug is highly addictive, and belongs to the opioid class:
This drug is a massive vasodilator, and helps with angina as well as hypertension. It can be administered via spray, ointment, transdermal patches, IV, and sublingually.
Epoetin Alfa is a treatment for Anemia, and the pt should be closely monitored for:
Ferrous Sulfate is a treatment for which type of anemia?
B12 deficient anemia
Eukaryotic Based Anemia
Valsartan is what % protien bound, thus making it a slow release ARB.
This antilipid binds with bile in the GI tract, preventing the absorption of cholesterol.
Digoxin is the antidote for Digoxin Immune Fab
This drug, given for heart failure comes with a warning to listen for patient complaints of green or yellow halos
Aspirin has NO antidote.
This Diuretic is an OSMOTIC diuretic.
This diuretic is a LOOP diuretic
This Diuretic is a K+ sparing diuretic.
This diuretic is a Thiazide.
I hate diuretics.
What is the best way to decrease preload and afterload?
This class of drug can mask Hypoglycemia, and extra care must be taken with diabetics.
Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
Calcium Channel Blocker
Afterload is the amount of pressure needed to move the blood from the heart back into the body.
After how many tabs of Nitro do you call EMS?
Do Calcium channel blockers decrease preload, or afterload?
Why is ferrous sulfate given in liquid form with a straw?
The straw helps to expedite delivery to the GI.
Ferrous Sulfate triggers the gag reflex
The straw regulates the intake of the drug, preventing it from being overdosed
Ferrous Sulfate stains the teeth.
Aspirin is NOT to be given to which age group?
Overdosing on aspirin, in addition to Sodium Bicarb, can be treated (but not cured) with what?
How often will a patient on thrombolytics be bedridden?
Two hours a day.
Three hours after administering.
Only at mealtimes.
Throughout the entirety of the course of administration.