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10 Pharmacology NCLEX® Questions

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  • Question 1 of 10

The nurse is caring for a client who needs a medication to decrease the acidity of the stomach. What class of medications would the nurse expect to use? Select all that apply.

  • Question 2 of 10

Which of the following medications would be classified as an antipsychotic medication?

  • Question 3 of 10

A nurse is preparing to administer a medication to a 13-year-old client. The nurse follows the six rights of medication administration for a pediatric client. After checking for the right client, the right dose, the right drug, the right time and the right route, what is the final item the nurse must check for this client?

  • Question 4 of 10

The nurse is reviewing a client’s lab results. Which result for digoxin would the nurse correctly interpret as within the therapeutic range?

  • Question 5 of 10

The nurse is preparing the medications for a client. The client has ordered 3.75 mg of prednisone. The medication comes in 2.5 mg tabs. How many tabs will the nurse administer?

  • Question 6 of 10

A nurse is preparing to administer a dose of warfarin to a client. Based on the nurse’s knowledge of this drug, the nurse knows to monitor for which of the following side effects?

  • Question 7 of 10

The nurse is caring for a client who has become lethargic. A friend at the bedside reports that the client takes alprazolam. The nurse should prepare which medication?

  • Question 8 of 10

A client is prescribed a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor and the nurse knows that a benefit of taking an SSRI over other anti-depressants is which of the following?

  • Question 9 of 10

The nurse is caring for a diabetic client who takes insulin. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to avoid complications?

  • Question 10 of 10

The nurse has just administered captopril to a client for the first time. For which of the following side effects will the nurse monitor?

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