Chapter 37 Pharm

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What is the main similarity between Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Asthma in the context of COPD?

None of them are fully reversible.

Which type of Non selective adrenergic bronchodilator stimulates both alphas and betas?


What is the MOA of Beta-Adrenergic Agonists?

Dilation of the airway

Which medication is known to help reduce secretions in COPD patients?


What is the main adverse effect of anticholinergics in COPD patients?

Dry mouth

What is the primary indication for Corticosteroids in chronic asthma treatment?

Reduction of inflammation

What is the primary purpose of LABAs in the treatment of COPD?

Preventing bronchospasms

Which adverse effect is NOT commonly associated with Beta-Adrenergic agonists in COPD treatment?


When educating patients taking Theophylline, what item should we most stress to them they need to avoid?


What is the mechanism of action of anticholinergics in treating COPD?

Binding to Ach receptors causing airway dilation

When can corticosteroids be given in the treatment of acute asthma?


What should patients do to reduce the risk of oral fungal infections when taking corticosteroids?

Gargle and rinse mouth

Which statement about education for patients taking corticosteroids is TRUE?

Patients should use a spacer for successful inhalations.

Which inhaler ingredient combination is found in Advair?

Fluticasone and salmeterol

What is a common adverse effect of corticosteroids that can occur if not cleaned properly or with bad hygiene?

Oral fungal infections

Which medication is indicated for mild to moderate cases of asthma?


What is the main reason to educate patients taking corticosteroids about keeping their equipment clean and knowing the number of doses?

To avoid oral fungal infections

Which beta-adrenergic bronchodilator stimulates both Beta2 and Beta1 receptors?


What is the primary indication for the use of beta-adrenergic agonists in respiratory conditions?

Relieving bronchospasms

What mediation is a Selective Beta2 – Stimulates only Beta2’s?


COPD, a disease of the ____ respiratory tract


COPD is an umbrella term for __________

All of the Answers are correct

This SABA inhaler is used the most commonly



SABA inhaler = Levalbuterol LABA inhaler = Arformoterol Bronchodilator = Vilanterol Anticholinergic = Aclidinium


Anticholinergic = Tiotropium Corticosteroid = Beclomethasone SABA inhaler = Terbutaline LABA inhaler = Formoterol


Corticosteroid = Budesonide SABA inhaler = Metaproterenol Xanthine = Theophylline LABA = Salmeterol


Nonselective adrenergic = Epinepherine Selective Beta2 = Albuterol Corticosteroid = Ciclesonide Nonselective Beta-adrenergic = Metaproterenol

Corticosteroid inhaler = Flovent Corticosteroid = Mometasone Corticosteroid intranasal = Flonase Anticholinergic that is dosed twice daily = Ipratropium

A prolonged asthma attack that does not respond to typical drug therapy.

Status Asthmaticas

Test your knowledge on COPD medications including LABAs, bronchodilators, and the ingredients in Advair. Learn about the different types of beta-adrenergic agonist bronchodilators.

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