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Alpha, Beta & Calcium Channel Blockers Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Medications that help to stop a migraine once it has already begun are known broadly as _____.

Question 2 2. You are a health-care provider. Sebastian comes into your office because he is using his acute migraine medication over twice a week. He tells you his friend who also has migraines has had a lot less migraines since starting propranolol. He asks if he could try propranolol. You respond by saying:

Question 3 3. Which condition might be treated with a calcium channel blocker?

Question 4 4. How do calcium channel blockers work?

Question 5 5. Beta blockers are a class of medications most commonly used to treat:

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Question 6 6. A person with anxiety and _____ would be the LEAST likely of these candidates to receive beta blocker therapy for their anxiety.

Question 7 7. What are calcium channel blockers used for?

Question 8 8. All of the following are examples of calcium channel blockers EXCEPT _____?

Question 9 9. Which of the following classes of drugs decreases the effectiveness of clonidine?

Question 10 10. Clonidine relaxes the _____ in the walls of the organs.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following alpha blocker drugs comes in an injectable form only?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a positive side effect from taking alpha blockers?

Question 13 13. Non-cardioselective beta-blockers _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 15 15. Diabetes is a complicated disease that can lead to other conditions, otherwise known as _____.

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Question 16 16. Your patient has poorly controlled blood sugars. You know that this is a serious problem because _____.

Question 17 17. Beta-1 receptors, the ones targeted by metoprolol, are found mainly in the:

Question 18 18. Metoprolol helps treat angina. What is angina?

Question 19 19. The receptors for _____ are blocked by beta blockers on the organs and blood vessels.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a side effect of beta antagonists?

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Question 21 21. Atenolol is a _____.

Question 22 22. Propranolol stimulates _____.

Question 23 23. How do calcium channel blockers work?

Question 24 24. Beta blockers are a type of cardiac medication that inhibit what?

Question 25 25. Clonidine is an alpha-2 adrenergic:

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Question 26 26. Clonidine's main actions are the result of interactions with:

Question 27 27. What specific part of the body does clonidine affect?

Question 28 28. Clonidine is used to treat intense pain in the head caused by changes in blood vessels called _____.

Question 29 29. What drug interaction may occur when taking corticosteroids with a calcium channel blocker?

Question 30 30. Which is an example of a calcium channel blocker?

Alpha, Beta & Calcium Channel Blockers Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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