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Why should older adults avoid taking over-the-counter (OTC) antacids for longer than two weeks without medical supervision? a. OTC antacids may mask GI bleed. b. OTC antacids may cause C. difficile infection. c. OTC antacids may cause excessive flatulence. d. OTC antacids may cause urinary incontine...
Coursepivot November 4, 2022 01:49
Explanation Heartburn is caused by acid reflux that occurs when the stomach acid flows up into the esophagus and most doctors usually do suggest antacids as first treatment so as (View full solution)
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If a diabetic patient is hypoglycemic, what is a reasonable choice for acute treatment? a. 4 oz of orange juice b. Sugar-free candy c. A small d. 8 oz of diet soda
Coursepivot November 4, 2022 01:48
Explanation in case of acute treatment of hypoglycaemia Eat or drink 15 to 20 grams of fast-acting carbohydrates. glucose tablets or gel, fruit juice, regular — not diet — soft (View full solution)
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Digoxin taken in conjunction with what type of medications can increase the chance of arrhythmias? a. Antacids b. Macrolides c. Benzodiazepines d. Diuretics
Coursepivot November 4, 2022 01:47
Explanation Reference Lopes, R. D., Rordorf, R., De Ferrari, G. M., Leonardi, S., Thomas, L., Wojdyla, D. M., ... & ARISTOTLE Committees and Investigators. (2018). Digoxin and mortality in patients (View full solution)
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Corticosteroids can be used to treat all of the following except for? a. Allergic reactions b. Respiratory disorders c. Malignancies d. Headaches
Coursepivot November 4, 2022 01:46
Explanation Corticosteroids are prescription drugs that are combined with other medication for certain conditions in order to alleviate or manage inflammation, severe itching, and allergies. Corticosteroids are also given to (View full solution)
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Which oral medication for diabetes is considered first-line therapy? a. Metformin b. Januvia c. Lantus d. Victoza
Coursepivot November 4, 2022 01:46
Explanation Reference Metformin as first choice in oral diabetes treatment: The UKPDS experience. (2018). PubMed. Metformin: Is it still the first line in type 2 diabetes management algorithm? (2018). PubMed. (View full solution)
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