chap 38 pharm workbook

  1. the fundamental problem of allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the .........
    mucus membranes of the nose, throat and airway
  2. drug classes used to prevent allergic rhinitis include.....
    antihistamines, glucocorticoid, and mast cell stabilizers
  3. because the sympathomimetics only relieve nasal congestion , they are often combined with ---- to control the sneezing and tearing of allergic rhinitis
  4. oral and intranasal----- are effective at relieving nasal congestion due to the common cold.
  5. the most commonly used nonnarcotic antitussive is -----
  6. what is azelastine (astelin)
    H 1 receptor antagonist
  7. what is oxymetazoline (Afrin)
  8. what is nasonex (mometasone)
    intranasal glucocorticoid
  9. what is diphenhydramine (benedryl)
    H 1 receptor antagonist
  10. what is ephedrine (primatene)
  11. what is beclomethasone (beconase, vancenase)
    intranasal glucocorticoid
  12. what does acetylcysteine (mucomyst) do
    used to directly loosen thick, viscous bronchial secretions
  13. what is the most effective over the counter expectorant
  14. nonopiate antussive having few side effects
  15. the classifications of the H 1 receptor antagonists are based on the degree to which the drugs do what
    cause drowsiness
  16. in the treatment of allergies, why are newer antihistamines an improvement over the older, more traditional antihistamines....
    they are less sedating
  17. symptoms of motion sickness are often alleviated by treatment with drugs from which class
    H 1 receptor antagonists
  18. which drug is frequently used in conjunction with analegesics and decongestants
    diphenhydramine- benadryl
  19. what is the most common adverse effect of diphenhydramine (benedyl)
  20. which of the following is the most frequent reported side effect of intranasal glucocorticoids
    burning in the nose
  21. which autonomic drug class is commonly used to dry the nasal mucosa
    sympathomimetics (afrin, dimatapp, sudafed
  22. in addition to its use in reducing allergy symptoms, what is diphenhydramine (benedryl) used to treat on occasion
    parkinsons disease
  23. what is the primary action of an antitussive
    suppress the cough
  24. what is the primary action of an expectorant
    reduce the viscosity of bronchial secretions
  25. the most effective antitussive is from what class
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