INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that best answers the exercise, by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing the answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise. After you have completed all of the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly, reread the material referenced with the solution.
1. Select the category(ies) of central nervous system stimulants.
a. Cerebral agents.
d. All the above.
2. Select the pharmacological effect(s) associated with xanthine derivatives.
b. Smooth muscle relaxation.
d. All the above.
Match the generic names below with their corresponding trade names.
3. Diethylpropion hydrochloride_ a. Dopram®
4. Methyl phenidate_ b. Aminophylline®
5. Theophylline ethylenediamine_ c. Ritalin®
6. Theophylline_ d. Desoxyn®
7. Methamphetamine hydrochloride_ e. Elixophylline®
b. Used to suppress a patient's appetite.
c. Used to treat a patient's anxiety.
d. Used to stimulate a patient's respiratory system.
11. Long-term use of phendimetrazine tartrate (Prelu-2®) may produce a. Nausea or vomiting.
b. Decreased metabolic rate.
c. Psychic dependence.
12. What is the clinical use of dextroamphetamine sulfate (Dexedrine®)?
a. To suppress a patient's appetite.
b. To increase a patient's ability to concentrate.
c. To treat narcolepsy.
d. To stimulate respiration.
13. When taking Aminophylline orally, the patient should be cautioned a. Not to take the medication with alcohol.
b. Take the medication with food.
c. Discontinue the medication immediately if any slight nervousness is detected.
d. Not to drive while taking the medication.
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