Which of the following diabetic agents works by delaying the digestion of ingested carbohydrates, resulting in a smaller rise in blood glucose following a meal?
Sufonylureas (Glipizide, glyburide)
First-line therapy for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is:
Stimulants (Ritalin®, Dexedrine®, Concerta®...)
Tricyclic antidepressants (desipramine, imipramine)
SSRIs (Prozac®, Paxil®, Zoloft®)
Which of the following anticonvulsants can you potentially see large increases in serum drug concentrations with small increases in dose because of enzyme saturation?
The medication with the longest half-life and duration of effect for the treatment of erectile dysfunction would be:
Osteoporosis affects twice as many men as it does women.
Contraindications for the use of Fosamax include all of the following:
Patients unable to stand or sit upright for 30-60 minutes
All of the above
All of the medications below can be used in the prevention of gout EXCEPT:
None of the above, they can all be used in the prevention of gout
Rational therapy for an uncomplicated, community-acquired UTI could include all of the following EXCEPT:
Oral cephalosporin (Keflex®)
Aminopenicillin (amoxicillin, ampicillin)
Sulfonamide (Bactrim® or Septra®)
Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid®, Macrodantin®)
Which natural remedy is used for aches and pains associated with osteoarthritis?
Cisipride (Propulsid®) is a prokinetic agent used for the treatment of GERD. What has limited its use?
Potential for severe, life-threatening drug interactions
Intolerable side effects
Lack of effectiveness in relieving symptoms of GERD
All of the above
The most common menopause symptoms that women experience include: headaches, heart palpitations, redness and muscle weakness.
Which of the following pregnancy categories would represent the safest option for a woman?
All of the following statements are true about geriatric prescribing EXCEPT:
Drugs eliminated by the kidney have higher plasma levels for equivalent dosing.
Drugs eliminated by the kidney have less likelihood of toxicity.
Drugs eliminated by the kidney require lower dosing to provide therapeutic effect.
Drugs eliminated by the kidney include atenolol, lithium and digoxin.
Appropriate therapy for a patient with stage I (mild) COPD would include:
Beta-agonist therapy as needed
Scheduled beta-agonist therapy
Beta agonist therapy plus inhaled corticosteroids
Oral corticosteroid therapy
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