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WTI Comp Ch. 24

Mosby's Chapter 24: Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive Systems

Estrogen is taken by women to: Relieve symptoms of menopause, increase the possibility of conception, and treat hypogonadism
What are the primary oral estrogen products in use? Conjugated estrogens and estradiol
What is TRUE concerning menopause? It usually occurs between the ages of 50 and 60 years. The risk of osteoporosis is increased in postmenopausal women. Hot flashes are associated with it.
What is TRUE about benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)? It is common in older men. Urination is difficult with it and it can be treated with medication or surgery
Estrogens are available as: Oral medications, patches, vaginal inserts
Lupron (leuprolide) is administered: Intramuscularly
Which system interdependently acts with the reproductive system? Endocrine
What are some risk factors for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)? Age, multiple sexual partners, gender
What is true concerning sperm production? It begins before the age of puberty and decreases with age.
Which medication should NOT be handled by a pregnant woman? Avodart
What is true regarding sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa can cause them. Some can be spread from a mother to a child through childbirth. Scabies, pubic lice, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and chlamydia are examples.
What is the major drug interaction between phosphodiesterase inhibitors such as sildenafil (Viagra) and nitrates? Severe hypotension
What can lead to ED? Substance abuse (e.g., alcohol, cocaine, marijuana) and medication side effects, Low testosterone levels, Prostatitis
The generic name for Cialis is: Tadalafil
The ED medication available as an intracavernous injection and a urethral suppository is: Alprostadil
Clomid is used for: Infertility
Oral contraceptives have a high incidence of side effects including: Nausea and vomiting , menstrual abnormalities, deep venous thrombosis
Harvoni (Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir) is indicated for: Hepatitis C
Etonogestrel (NuvaRing) is left in place for: 3 weeks
Which medication is indicated as estrogen replacement therapy? Premarin
Created by: lrhamyWTI



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