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PHARM. MIDTERM

ALLERGIC RHINIITS

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A 70-year-old male comes in for a routine physical. He has been diagnosed with benign prostatic hypertrophy in the past; however, his symptoms have been well-controlled. He expresses concerns about what types of over-the- counter medications he can tak CLEMESTINE CHLORPHENERAMINE
An NP prescribes azelastine for a patient who has allergic rhinitis. Propose what should be included when teaching the patient about this drug. MAY CAUSE BITTER AFTER TASTE
Determine the most common cause of rhinitis. ALLERGIC RESPONSE
A 35-year-old female is prescribed inhaled corticosteroids. She does not want to take this medication because she was told that steroids cause weight gain. Propose an appropriate response to this patient. INHALED CORTICOSTERIODS DO NOT HAVE SAME EFFECT AS ORAL OR SYSTEMIC STERIODS
Determine the preferred treatment for seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms in patients over the age of 12. MONOTHERAPHY AND INTRANASAL CORTICOSTERIODS
Judge who is the most vulnerable to the development of allergies. CHILDREN
A new patient comes to the clinic for treatment of a suspected allergic rhinitis. He is 25 years old and thin but is in no acute distress. The patient does not appear to be a good historian and is unclear about past illnesses. Prior to ordering any med THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE TEST
A 50-year-old male comes to the clinic with questions concerning a cold. He travels frequently and finds that diphenhydramine helps control his symptoms; however, he is concerned about its side effects. Propose what he should expect. DROWSINESS IS MOST COMMON
Assess the following and decide which statement accurately describes cromolyn. MAIN MECH OF ACTION IS TO LESSEN ANTIGEN - TRIGGERED MAST CELL DEGRANULATION
Diphenhydramine is used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Decide which statement accurately describes diphenhydramine. IT IS A HISTAMINE RECEPTOR BLOCKER
A child with chronic allergic symptoms uses an intranasal steroid to control the symptoms. At this child's annual well-child checkup, determine what the NP should pay particular attention to. WEIGHT
Inhaled steroids can be used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Determine the principle action that is included with inhaled steroids. REDUCING INTRACELLULAR EDEMA
Persistent allergic rhinitis is characterized by multiple symptoms. Judge which symptom is potentially the most dangerous. IMPAIRED SLEEP
Identify a main component of a treatment for allergic rhinitis. IMMUNOTHERAPHY
A 23-year-old female is diagnosed with allergic rhinitis. She has three children under the age of 4, so she will not take any medication that makes her sleepy. Recommend a medication for this patient. FEXOFEADRINE
Inhaled steroids can be used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Determine the principle action that is included with inhaled steroids. MILD VASOCONSTRICTION
Although Flonase is an over-the-counter drug, the NP suggests that a patient use it to control symptoms. Recommend how the NP should direct the patient to use this medication. ONE SPRAY IN EACH NOSTRIL DAILY
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