Welcome to your ultimate set of nursing pharmacology questions for the NCLEX! In this nursing test bank, test your competence in nursing pharmacology with these 500+ practice NCLEX questions. This quiz aims to help nursing students review concepts of nursing pharmacology and provide an alternative to Quizlet or ATI.
Nursing Pharmacology Questions and Test Banks
In this section are the practice problems and questions for nursing pharmacology. There are 530+ nursing pharmacology practice questions in this nursing test bank partitioned into 11 parts. Nursing topics include medication administration, dosage calculations, general concepts about nursing pharmacology, cardiovascular drugs, antibiotics and anti-infectives, neurological medications, psychiatric medications, drugs for the respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, and endocrine system.
All questions on this set are updated to give you the most challenging questions, along with insightful rationales to reinforce learning.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Comprehensive Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #1: 50 Questions
- Comprehensive Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #2: 50 Questions
- Comprehensive Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions
- Comprehensive Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #4: 50 Questions
- Comprehensive Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #5: 50 Questions
- Comprehensive Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #6: 50 Questions
- Cardiovascular Drugs and Medications | Quiz #7: 80 Questions
- Psychiatric Drugs and Medications | Quiz #8: 50 Questions
- Respiratory Drugs and Medications | Quiz #9: 30 Questions
- Gastrointestinal Drugs and Medications | Quiz #10: 30 Questions
- Endocrine Drugs and Medications | Quiz #11: 40 Questions
- See also: Drug Dosage Calculations Nursing Test Bank
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Gastrointestinal Drugs and Medications: Nursing Pharmacology | Quiz #10: 30 Questions
Practice questions covering GI medications in nursing.
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Question 1 of 30
The nurse is giving instructions to a client receiving cholestyramine (Prevalite). Which statement made by the client indicates a need for further teachings?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 30
Which of the following conditions can you safely administer metoclopramide (Reglan)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 30
A client has been taking Ibuprofen for a while and was given misoprostol (Cytotec). Which of the following is exhibiting the therapeutic effect of Cytotec?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 30
A geriatric patient is prescribed with cimetidine (Tagamet) for the treatment of heartburn. Which of the following is the most frequent CNS side effect of the medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 30
A nurse is administering an IV bolus of cimetidine (Tagamet). Which of the following should the nurse monitor closely follow the administration?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 30
A client has been given loperamide hydrochloride (Imodium). Which of the following conditions is the medication indicated for?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 30
A client has been given ondansetron (Zofran). For which of the following post-operative condition should the nurse administer this medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 30
A client with a duodenal ulcer is diagnosed with H. pylori infection. The physician prescribed amoxicillin (Wymox), pantoprazole (Prevacid), and clarithromycin (Biaxin). Which statement made by the nurse correctly explains the purpose of these medications?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 30
A patient with Crohn’s disease is receiving an infusion therapy of infliximab (Remicade). Which of the following should the nurse do while the patient is on this medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 30
A client has been prescribed with pancrelipase (Pancrease). Which of the following symptoms would prompt the nurse that the medication is having its therapeutic effect if which of the following is noted?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 30
A nurse is giving nothing per orem instructions to a malnourished client with diarrhea and frequent abdominal pain episodes who is about to receive a Total Parenteral Nutrition. Which statement made by the nurse is the most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 30
A client is receiving sulfasalazine (Azulfidine) for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. Which of the following assessment findings will concern the nurse most?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 30
A client has been prescribed sucralfate (Carafate) for the treatment of gastric ulcers. The nurse instructs the client that this medication is taken?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 30
Tincture of opium is given to a patient who is having diarrheal episodes. Which of the following is true regarding this medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 30
A nurse is giving medicine instructions to a client with hemorrhoids who is receiving a Mineral oil. Which of the following statements made by the client indicates further teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 30
A nurse is giving discharge instructions to a client who is receiving a bulk-forming laxative as part of the home medications. All of which are examples of bulk-forming laxative, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 30
A client with a history of chest pain is admitted to irritable bowel syndrome. As a nurse, which of the following medicines will you least expect to be a part of the medical management?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 30
What is the priority nursing intervention for a client receiving antiemetic?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 30
An osmotic laxative will be prescribed for a client. The nurse understands which medications are osmotic laxative? Select all that applyCorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 30
Which of the following statements best describes the action of antacids?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 30
Jam is under chemotherapy in which nausea is an expected side effect. Which of the following drugs is indicated to prevent such side effects?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 30
Which of the following drugs will reduce the effectiveness of sucralfate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 30
Extrapyramidal symptoms are a side effect of which of the following drugs?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 30
Which histamine-2 antagonist is associated with the most drug interactions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 30
Hydrochloric acid secretion is blocked by which of the following categories of drugs?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 30
Which category of drugs prevents/treats constipation by the osmotic drawing of water from extravascular space to intestinal lumen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 30
Which of the following is a bulk-forming agent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 30
A client needs rapid cleansing of the bowel, which category is best used?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 30
Which of the following categories is used for diarrhea and constipation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 30
Which of the following may be used for bowel preparation and is not recommended for the treatment of constipation?CorrectIncorrect
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Nursing Pharmacology Review
Here are some study guides to help you review concepts about nursing pharmacology:
Gastrointestinal System Drugs
Respiratory System Drugs
- Bronchodilators and Antiasthmatics
- Expectorants and Mucolytics
- Inhaled Steroids
- Lung Surfactants
Endocrine System Drugs
- Adrenocortical Agents
- Antidiabetic Agents
- Glucose-Elevating Agents
- Hypothalamic Agents
- Parathyroid Agents: Bisphosphonates, Calcitonins
- Pituitary Drugs
- Thyroid Agents
Autonomic Nervous System Drugs
- Adrenergic Agonists (Sympathomimetics)
- Adrenergic Antagonists (Sympatholytics)
- Anticholinergics (Parasympatholytics)
- Cholinergic Agonists (Parasympathomimetics)
Immune System Drugs
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