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Medications for Colds & Coughs Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following drugs decreases the amount of albuterol in the body?

Question 2 2. Which of the following happens when albuterol is taken along with antidepressants?

Question 3 3. What condition is albuterol used to treat?

Question 4 4. What type of drug is albuterol?

Question 5 5. Taking albuterol and _____ can cause a condition of low blood potassium.

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Question 6 6. When comparing pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine, which might you choose if you have high blood pressure?

Question 7 7. Comparing phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine, which has a greater risk for misuse?

Question 8 8. How does phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine work to relieve nasal congestion?

Question 9 9. Comparing pseudoephedrine and phenylephrine, which comes in an extended-release form?

Question 10 10. If you want a nasal spray to use for nasal congestion, what medication would you look for?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is TRUE of guaifenesin?

Question 12 12. What form does guaifenesin come in?

Question 13 13. What is the maximum daily dose of guaifenesin for an adult?

Question 14 14. _____ cause the thinning of mucus.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is TRUE of pregnant women and guaifenesin?

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Question 16 16. A person who just overdosed on dextromethorphan is experiencing extreme irritability. You tell him:

Question 17 17. Generally, a person shouldn't exceed a dose of _____ for dextromethorphan.

Question 18 18. A cough suppressant is properly called a(n):

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a known side effect of dextromethorphan?

Question 20 20. Dextromethorphan is a:

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Question 21 21. What is the main usage for guaifenesin?

Question 22 22. Which medication side effect would prompt you to call 911 after taking guaifenesin?

Question 23 23. What are the main side effects seen with guaifenesin?

Question 24 24. Which statement is true regarding drug interactions and guaifenesin?

Question 25 25. Who is most likely to experience an overdose from guaifenesin?

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Question 26 26. Why are quantity limits in place for the sale of pseudoephedrine?

Question 27 27. You're working in an emergency department, which patient do you suspect of a pseudoephedrine overdose?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a reason that pseudoephedrine is sometimes abused?

Question 29 29. Pseudoephedrine is considered a member of which class of drugs?

Question 30 30. What is a general indication for pseudoephedrine usage?

Medications for Colds & Coughs Chapter Exam Instructions

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