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Endocrine System Medications Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is levothyroxine?

Question 2 2. What is levothyroxine used to treat?

Question 3 3. Which of the following side effects of methylphenidate would require immediate medical attention?

Question 4 4. What disorder is NOT treated by methylphenidate?

Question 5 5. What happens in a metformin and cimetidine drug interaction?

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Question 6 6. _____ is a very dangerous side effect that can happen in a metformin overdose.

Question 7 7. What is one action of metformin that helps decrease the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Question 8 8. When should metformin not be used?

Question 9 9. Modafinil is used to treat:

Question 10 10. Modafinil is a:

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Question 11 11. Levothyroxine is used for treatment of

Question 12 12. What test is done to diagnose hypothyroidism?

Question 13 13. Which is considered a serious side effect of levothyroxine?

Question 14 14. What are signs of a mild overdose of levothyroxine?

Question 15 15. What action does metformin have on glucose in your liver?

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Question 16 16. What is metformin?

Question 17 17. Factors that contribute to the abuse of stimulants like methylphenidate include:

Question 18 18. Symptoms of methylphenidate overdose may include the following:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a common side effect of modafinil?

Question 20 20.

Why would you be averse to prescribing modafinil and Plavix (clopidogrel) at the same time?

I. The patient might be at greater risk of having a heart attack

II. The patient will probably be at greater risk of having a stroke

III. They will be at greater risk of liver damage from hepatitis C

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Question 21 21. If you take ibuprofen with melatonin, what interaction may occur?

Question 22 22. In your circadian rhythm, when is your melatonin level highest?

Question 23 23. What symptoms are associated with hypothyroidism?

Question 24 24. If you are administering a short-acting dose of methylphenidate to a 7-year-old child, what would you expect the dosing to be?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a life-threatening condition that can arise as a side effect of taking metformin?

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Question 26 26. _____ is characterized by a large waist, hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia, and high blood pressure.

Question 27 27. Modafinil works by:

Question 28 28. What is the goal of thyroid replacement therapy in a patient with hypothyroidism?

Question 29 29. For best results, how should levothyroxine be taken?

Question 30 30. How does metformin hydrochloride act in your muscles?

Endocrine System Medications 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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