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What could a headache indicate with when taking Oxytocin(Pitocin)
Hyponatremia(water intoxication)
What should a pt be assess for when taking Oxytocen(pitocin)
fluid balance /hyponatremia
What regulates sperm production in men
Follicle-stimulating hormone(FSH)
What drug stimulates LH(leuteinizing hormone) resulting in the maturation of more ovarian follicles than would normally occur?
Clomiphene(Clomid)
What drug could be used to relaxes smooth muscle in the prostate, and can reduce BP?
Terazosin(Hytrin)
What drugs are particular value to a patient with Hypertension & BPH?
Doxazosin (cardura)
Terazosin (Hytrin)
What is the drug given to a patient for BPH that can cause the first dose phenomenon of hypotension?
Doxazosin (Cardura)
What is an adverse effect of androgens?

What should be monitored
polycythemia

hemoglobin & hematocrit
What are the only medication contraindicated with raloxifene (Evista)
antilipids & hormones
When a patient is taking hydroxychoroquine sulfate (plaquenil) what should be done?
Regular eye exam.
What are the side affects of hydroxychloroquine sulfate(plaquenil)
Blurred vision
inability to read
visual field disturbances
What are the signs of colchieine (Colsalide) toxicity?
nausea
vomiting
abdominal pain
What drug shows signs of toxicity with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain?
colchieine(Colsalide)
What is the best way to determine the effectiveness of etidronate disodium (Didronel)
A bone density scan
What are some adverse effects of prostaglandins?
Eye pain
burring
dry eyes
What is a common adverse effect of zidovudine (Retrovir)
Bone marrow suppression

indicative by decreased WBC's
What do Corticosteroids suppress?

What should the nurse assess?
immune response


for infection
Act by blocking estrogen receptors
Tamoxifen (Nolvadex)
What is an adverse effect of gentamicin?
ototoxicity
What opioid does not have analgesic properties?
diphenoxylate w/ atropine(Lomotil)
What are signs of dystonias?
sever muscle spasms, particularly of the back, neck, tongue, and face.
What are adverse effects of prchlorperazine(Compazin)?
Extrapyramidal side effect known as dystonia
What is the antidote to when pt is having EPS with Prochlorperazine (Compazine)?
anticholinergic drug like
benztopine (Cogentin)
What can provide information regarding possible toxicity,as binding proteins can become saturated with Vitamin A?
Serum albumin level
What is seen due to aldosterone effects (mineralcorticoid activity)
hypernatremia and hyperglycemia
What would be expect with glucocorticoid therapy?

WHY??
Hypertension related to the increased production of angiotensin II
Why is hypertension be expected with glucocorticoid therapy?
increased production of angiotensin II
What is the action of medroxyprogesterone (Provera)?
inhibits the effect of estrogen on the uterine.