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NCLEX Medications

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1. What is important to know about amphotericin B? (use - check)






2. Can lasix and vasopressin be given together?






3. What teaching should be done regarding Chantix?


4. What are 4 examples of Vitamins?






5. Who should not take tetracycline?






6. What is important to know about Fluorocytosine/ 5 FU? (use - SE)






7. What food considerations should be made for a patient on diuretics (ex: hydrochlorothiazide - lasix - bumex)?






8. What is important to know about Vitamin C? (use)






9. What is an example of a hemantinic med?






10. What is important to know about Baclofen? (use - SE)






11. What are 2 examples of antiemetics?






12. What are 2 examples of H2 Histamine Antagonist Receptors?






13. What is the benefit of a smaller needle for injections?






14. What letter on the end of a test indicate Iodine?






15. How do you know that Tegretol is working effectively for trigeminal neuralgia?


16. What is important to know about tegretol? (use - check - at risk for - prevent)






17. What are the indications for patches: fentanyl - lidocaine - nicotine - and nitroglycerin?






18. What is an example of a laxative/ ammonia detoxicant?






19. What is important to know about gentamicin? (SE - Check - Do not take w/).






20. What is a drawback of a transdermal drug patch?


21. What is important to know about Lipitor - Advicor - Crestor - Questran - and Zocor? (use - contraindications - check - take c)






22. What is impt to know about Penicillin - Amoxicillin - Ampicillin - and Augmentin? (dont give w/ - check for)


23. What is ginseng and its uses/concerns?






24. What is an example of a chemo agent?






25. What are 2 examples of an antiplatelet?






26. What are considerations for lovenox?


27. What is important to know about a nicotine patch?


28. What is important to know about neupogen? (use)






29. What are the two major side effects of aminoglycosides?






30. What are 4 examples of aminoglycosides?






31. What is an example of a cerebral stimulant?






32. What is an example of a smooth muscle relaxer?






33. What is impt to know about Cozaar? (use - watch)






34. What are 2 examples of antipyretic/antiplatelet/antiinflammatory/analgesic?






35. What is an example of an antiplasmotic?






36. What is important to know about Evista? (use - SE)






37. What is a toxic level of theophylline?






38. What meds should not be taken with corticosteroids?






39. What gauge and length needle is appropriate for a 2 inch tissue fold? Insertion angle?






40. What is an example of an alcohol deterrent?






41. What is important to know about a norelgestromin patch?


42. What is important to know about Aqua Mephyton/Vitamin K? (use - contraindication - route)






43. Can salt substitutes be given to Addison's patients?






44. What are 2 examples of antidysrhythmic medications?






45. What is an example of a bronchodilator?






46. What is important to know about Pitressin/Vasopressin? (use - action - outcome - contraindications - check)






47. What is important to remember about the volume of ice?






48. What is an example of an antiparkinson agent?






49. What is important to know about a scopolamine patch?






50. What is an example of an ovulation stimulant?