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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Respiratory Drugs and Medications: Nursing Pharmacology Quiz #9: 30 Questions
A set of nursing pharmacology practice questions related to respiratory drugs.
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Question 1 of 30
A cromolyn sodium (Intal) inhaler is prescribed to a client with asthma. A nurse provides instructions regarding the side effects of this medication. The nurse tells the client to immediately report which of the following side effects?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 30
A client is prescribed with guaifenesin (Mucinex). The nurse determines that the client understands the proper administration of this medication if the client states that he or she will:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 30
A nurse is about to administer albuterol (Ventolin HFA) 2 puffs and budesonide (Pulmicort Turbohaler) 2 puffs by a metered-dose inhaler. The nurse plans to administer by?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 30
A nurse is about to administer naloxone hydrochloride (Narcan) to a client with a known opioid overdose. Which of the following equipment should be readily available at the bedside?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 30
A 25 year old man with chronic bronchitis is receiving theophylline intravenously. After several dosages, the client started to become restless and complains of palpitations. The nurse determines that the client is experiencing theophylline toxicity in which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 30
A client with a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is prescribed with ipratropium (Combivent). Upon a review of the medical history of the client, the nurse questions the prescription if which of the following is noted?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 30
Montelukast (Singulair) is prescribed to a client with asthma. During the medication therapy, which of the following laboratories should be monitored?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 30
The nurse is giving medication teachings to a client receiving theophylline. The nurse instructed the client to limit the intake of which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 30
A nurse is giving teachings to a client receiving desloratadine (Clarinex). Which of the following statements made by the client will need further instructions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 30
A pediatric client with asthma has just received omalizumab (Xolair). The nurse determines that the client might be suffering a life-threatening effect in which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 30
A client with influenza is prescribed with an antiviral drug. The nurse determines that the client indicates an understanding of the treatment if he or she states the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 30
A client is to begin taking rifampin (Rifadin). The nurse correctly teaches the client this medication:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 30
A nurse is caring for a client who is starting a long-term therapy of isoniazid (INH). The nurse plans to instruct the client to which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 30
A client has been taking isoniazid (INH). The client went to the health care facility with complaints of numbness and tingling sensation in the extremities. The nurse determines that the client is most likely suffering from?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 30
A nurse is monitoring a client receiving ethambutol (Myambutol) for adverse effects. The nurse determines that the client is experiencing a side effect of the medication, in which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 30
A client with tuberculosis is receiving ethambutol (Myambutol). All of which are laboratories to be examined, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 30
A nurse is giving instructions to a client receiving Pyrazinamide. Which of the following is not true regarding this medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 30
A client is taking streptomycin. The nurse explains the nervous system side effects of this medication. The nurse correctly states that this medication causes damage in which cranial nerve?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 30
All of which are examples of antiviral influenza medications except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 30
Rifabutin (Mycobutin) is prescribed to a client with active Mycobacterium avium complex disease and tuberculosis. The nurse determines that the client is experiencing side effects in which of the following, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 30
Nurse Rita is giving instructions to her client who is taking antihistamine. Which of the following nurse teachings is appropriate for the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 30
Daniel has vertigo, which antihistamine is best for his condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 30
Raul, a 20-year-old student, used to buy OTC drugs whenever he felt sick. Which of the following statements best describes the danger of self-medication with over-the-counter drugs?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 30
Tamisha will be having her exam in pharmacology tomorrow. She should be aware that antitussive is indicated to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 30
The nurse should instruct a client who is taking an expectorant to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 30
When administering the methylxanthine theophylline, the nurse can expect:CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 30
A client with which of the following conditions may experience a dangerous or fatal side effect of theophylline?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 30
To evaluate the effectiveness of theophylline therapy, which of the following laboratory values must be drawn?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 30
The effects of theophylline may be increased by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 30
Phenylephrine hydrochloride (Neo-Synephrine) is prescribed for a client with nasal congestion. The nurse who is providing teachings about the medication should include which of the following? Select all that apply.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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