pharmacology chapter 8 and 20

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2 pharmacology Quiz on pharmacology chapter 8 and 20, created by Alannah Mendoza on 04/27/2014.
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Question 1

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symptoms of an allergic reaction may include all of the following except:
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  • red, watery eyes
  • runny nose
  • asthma
  • thirst

Question 2

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a severe and life-threatening allergic reaction known as:
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  • epileptic equvivalent
  • anaphylaxis
  • coryza
  • urticaria

Question 3

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a drug that may be given orally to treat an allergic reaction is:
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  • loratadine
  • epinephrine
  • azelastine hydrochloride
  • weekly immunotherapy

Question 4

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an example of an intranasal antihistamine is :
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  • desloratadine
  • trimethobenzamide
  • promethazine
  • azelastine hydrochloride

Question 5

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immunotherapy consists of :
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  • giving increasing doses of antihistamines
  • treating asthma aggressively with high doses of drugs
  • repeated administrations of small amounts of antigen
  • introducing allergens in inhalants daily

Question 6

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the primary side effect of diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is:
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  • drowsiness
  • jitteriness
  • skin rash
  • watery eyes

Question 7

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the advantage loratadine has over diphenhydramine is that it:
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  • less sedating
  • more sedating
  • causes fewer rashes
  • less expensive

Question 8

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the best first step in the treatment of allergies is to:
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  • begin allergy immunotherapy
  • avoid the allergen
  • expose the patient to the allergen frequently
  • give antihistamines

Question 9

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an agent that may be potentiated or have an increased effect when given with antihistamine is:
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  • penicillin
  • rifampin
  • alcoholic beverages
  • tetracycline

Question 10

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an example of of a nonsedating antihistamine is:
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  • trimethobenzamide
  • brompheniramine
  • cyprohepatadine
  • fexofendaine

Question 11

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active immunity is produced when:
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  • the previously formed antibodies are injected into the body
  • the antigen is injected into the body and natural
  • the person is exposed to a disease
  • an antiserum is injected

Question 12

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passive immunity is produced when:
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  • a live virus vaccine is injected
  • a killed virus vaccine is injected
  • an antitoxin is injected
  • a toxin is injected

Question 13

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which vaccine must be administered every year?
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  • tetanus toxoid
  • diphtheria and tentanus toxoids and acellular pertussis
  • influenza vaccine
  • pneumonia vaccine

Question 14

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which gland is responsible for an infant's immune system?
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  • thyroid
  • thymus
  • parathyroid
  • adrenal glands

Question 15

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an example of an immunosuppressive agent is:
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  • hepatitis B immune globulin
  • tetanus antitoxin
  • diphtheria antitoxin
  • prednisone

Question 16

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an agent that may be used to prevent rejection of kidney transplants is :
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  • RhoGAM
  • Energix-B
  • tacrolimus
  • lymphocytic live vaccine

Question 17

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adults should get periodic injections of all the following except:
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  • influenza vaccine
  • pneumococcal vaccine
  • polio vaccine
  • tetanus toxoid

Question 18

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an agent that may be used to treat multiple sclerosis is:
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  • cyclophosphamide
  • interferon beta
  • tacrolimus
  • azathioprine

Question 19

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varicella is another word for:
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  • chickenpox
  • smallpox
  • rubella
  • rubeola

Question 20

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a serious side effect of immunosuppressive agents is:
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  • an increased susceptibility to infections
  • increased blood coagulation
  • rejection of foreign tissues
  • increased antibody formation

Question 21

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traditional (sedating) antihistamines:
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  • brompheniramine maleate, chlorpheniramine maleate, cyproheptadine hydrochloride, dimenhydrinate, diphenhdramine hydrochloride, meclizine hydrochloride, promethazine hydrochloride, trimethobenzamide hydrochloride
  • cetrizine hydrochloride, desloratadine, fexofenadine hydrochloride, fexafenadine plus pseudoephedrine, loratadine, loratadine plus pseudoephedrine
  • azalastine hydrochloride
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