Review the Basics
1.) Which of the following blood components is primarily responsible for the transport of oxygen to the cells of the body?
2.) Which of the following contain(s) protein, such as albumin, to which drug molecules bind?
3.) Which of the following drugs works by preventing platelets from clumping together and forming blood clots?
4.) Which of the following drugs stimulates RBC production to treat anemia?
5.) Eating more green leafy vegetables than usual while taking which of the following drugs could cause an unwanted blood clot?
6.) Which of the following drugs is not available in an oral dosage form?
7.) Hemophilia is caused by which of the following?
B. Lack of clotting factors
8.) Anemia is caused by which of the following?
10.) Which of the following is dosed in thousands of units per infusion?
Know the Drugs
Brand Name Generic Name Most Common Use
1. Venofer (B. Iron Sucrose) – G. Anemia
2. Procit (E. Epoetin alpha) – G. Anemia
3. Fergon (F. Ferrous gluconate) – K. Fibrinolysis
4. Activase (D. Alteplase) – H. Stroke prevention
5. Mephyton (A. Vitamin K) – J. Deep-vein thrombosis
6. Lovenox (C. Enoxaparin) – I. Reversal of overanticoagulation
Put it together
1. Iron Supplements require use of an auxiliary warning label warning patients of urine discoloration.
2. List the anticoagulation antagonists and then list the primary drug that each antagonist is used against in cases of overdose or toxicity risk.
Indication (vitamin K): reverses warfarin effects when signs of bleeding are present
Indication (protamine): reverses heparin effects when hemorrhage or high risk of hemorrhage is present
3. Oral Iron supplements products should not be crushed or chewed
4. List three natural or herbal products that interact with warfarin
5. What laboratory tests are used to detect,...