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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Endocrine Drugs and Medications: Nursing Pharmacology Practice | Quiz #11: 40 Questions
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Question 1 of 40
Humatrope (somatropin) is being given to a female patient with turner syndrome. Which of the following findings is associated with this medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 40
A nurse provides instructions to a client regarding the administration of the prednisone and instructs the client that the best time to take the medication is during?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 40
A client with diabetes insipidus is taking antidiuretic hormone. Which of the following symptoms would alert the need to decrease the dosage?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 40
Which of the following medications decreases their action while taking thyroid hormone?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 40
Prednisone is prescribed for a client with diabetes mellitus who is using Humulin 70/30 daily. Which of the following prescription changes does the nurse expect during the medication therapy?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 40
A nurse is instructing a client regarding intranasal vasopressin (Pitressin). The nurse tells the client which of the following is a side effect specific to the medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 40
A nurse is performing an assessment on a newly admitted patient who is taking propylthiouracil (PTU) daily. The nurse suspects that the client has a history of?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 40
A nurse is giving discharge instructions to a patient who is taking Synthroid (levothyroxine). The nurse instructs the client to notify the physician if which of the following occurs?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 40
A nurse is giving instructions to a patient who is taking levothyroxine (Synthroid). The nurse tells the client that the best time to take this medication is?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 40
Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) is given to a patient with diabetes insipidus. Which of the following therapeutic response should you expect?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 40
A patient with adrenal insufficiency is to be discharged and is given prednisone as a home medication. The nurse instructs the patient the following, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 40
Viagra (sildenafil) is given to a patient with erectile dysfunction. Which of the following history is contraindicated with the medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 40
Glucotrol (glipizide) is prescribed to a patient with diabetes mellitus. The nurse instructed the patient to avoid which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 40
A nurse is teaching a patient on how to mix regular insulin and NPH insulin in the same syringe. Which of the following actions, if performed by the patient , indicates the need for further teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 40
A patient is taking insulin glargine injection daily. The nurse instructed the client that the onset of action will likely happen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 40
A private nurse visits a client who is taking Humulin NPH insulin daily. The client asks the nurse how the storage of the unopened vials of insulin. The nurse tells the client to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 40
A client with diabetes mellitus type I was prescribed with exenatide (Bydureon). The nurse will take which of the following appropriate actions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 40
Which of the following insulin cannot be mixed with any other type of insulin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 40
Which of the following medications causes hypoglycemia, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 40
A nurse is providing instruction to a client who is prescribed with repaglinide (Prandin). All of which is true regarding this medication, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 40
Which of the following is a contraindication to the administration of growth hormone?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 40
Miley has been taking growth hormones for quite some time now. As a recipient of the agent, she should be aware that a side effect of growth hormone is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 40
Vasopressin is which of the following pituitary hormones?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 40
Which of the following drugs will decrease the effects of vasopressin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 40
When caring for a client taking parathyroid medication, which of the following nursing interventions is a priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 40
Drew is diagnosed with Type I diabetes mellitus. As a nurse taking care of the client, you should know that in his condition:CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 40
Which of the following statements involving Type II diabetes mellitus is correct?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 40
A major side effect of insulin use that can be life threatening is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 40
Nurse Casey is studying insulin administration. She should be knowledgeable that regular insulin:CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 40
Signs of hypoglycemia include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 40
Estrogen is given in the management of all of the following conditions except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 40
Progestins have been known to cause which of the following:CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 40
A constant dose of estrogen with varying doses of progestin are found in:CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 40
Androgens are medically indicated in the management of all of the following except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 40
A relative contraindication to therapy with androgens is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 40
Which of the following is a contraindication for use of oxytocin to induce labor?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 40
During labor induction with oxytocin, the nurse knows that relaxation of vascular smooth muscle can cause:CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 40
Julia is a mother who is receiving oxytocin therapy. The nurse must continuously evaluate:CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 40
Which drug is used to manage preterm labor by causing smooth muscle relaxation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 40
Which of the following drugs poses the greatest threat to an insulin-dependent diabetic who is pregnant?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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