Antilipemic Drugs

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  1. Patients taking cholestyramine may experience which of the following adverses effects?
    A. drowsiness and difficulty concentrating
    B. diarrhea and abdominal cramps
    C. blurred vision and photophobia
    D. belching and bloating
    D. belching ang bloating
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Dietary measures for the patient on antilipemic therapy include which of the following? Select all that apply.
    A. increasing fluid intake
    B. choosing foods that are lower in cholesterol and saturated fats
    C. taking supplements of b vitamins
    D. increasing the intake of raw vegetables, fruit, and bran
    E. taking supplements of fat soluble vitamins
    E. taking supplements of fat soluble vitamins

    c. increasing fluid intake
    d. choosing foods that are lower in cholesterol and saturated fats
    e. increasing the intake of raw vegetables, fruit, and bran
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. In reviewing the history of a newly admitted cardiac patient, the nurse recognizes that which of the following conditions she notes is a contraindication to antilipemic therapy?
    A. liver disease
    B. renal disease
    C. coronary artery disease
    D. Diabetes mellitus
    A. liver disease
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. A woman is being screen in the cardiac clinic for risk factors for coronary artery disease. Which of the following would be considered a negative, or favorable, risk factor for her?
    A. Early menopause
    B. HDL cholesterol level of 30 mg/dl
    C. HDL cholesterol level of 75 mg/dl
    D. Age of 57 years
    C. HDL cholesterol level of 75 mg/dl
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A patient who has started taking niacin complains that he "hates the side effects." What statement by the nurse is most appropriate?
    A. "You should take niacin on an empty stomach."
    B. "Try taking a small dose of ibuprofen or another nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug 30 minutes before taking the niacin."
    C. "You will soon build up tolerance to these side effects."
    D. "You can take the niacin every other day if the side effects are bothersome."
    B. "Try taking a small dose of ibuprofen or another nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug 30 minutes before taking the niacin."
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which lipoprotein is often called the "good cholesterol"?
    A. High-density lipoprotein (HDL)
    B. Triglycerides
    C. Very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL)
    D. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL)
    A. High-density lipoprotein (HDL)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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Antilipemic Drugs
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High Cholesterol/triglycerides
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