Question Answered step-by-step 4. A client has onychomycosis. Which of the following might the nurse expect to be prescribed? A. ciclopyrox (Penlac) B. acyclovir (Zovirax) C. erythromycin (Eyrgel) D. vidarabine (Ara-A) 5. A client has been prescribed acyclovir to treat the start of a herpes simplex infection. Which of the following should the nurse ensure while applying the ointment to the client? A. wash the area with povidone-iodine B. apply sparingly in a light film C. use a finger cot or glove D. wear protective clothing 6. Localized adverse reactions to topical corticosteroids include, burning, irritation, itching, erythema, and dryness of the skin. Which of the following is likely to increase the occurrence of these reactions? A. higher concentration of the drug B. used with occlusive dressing C. used in the form of aerosol spray D. used on open or denuded skin 7. A client with warts is prescribed salicylic acid. The nurse understands that this topical drug is an example of which of the following? A. local anesthetic B. antipsoriatic C. antifungal D. keratolytic 8. A client is admitted to a health care facility with a chronic skin disease manifested by bright red patches covered with silvery scales or plaques, and has been prescribed anthralin. The nurse interprets this information, identifying that the client most likely has which of the following? A. psoriasis B. cutaneous candidiasis C. tinea pedis D. herpes 9. Which of the following topical drugs exerts local anti-inflammatory activity? A. chlorhexidine (Hibiclens) B. mupirocin (Bactroban) C. alclometasone (Aclovate) D. butenafine (Mentax) 10. Which of the following might a nurse expect the primary health care provider to prescribe for topical treatment of a client’s acne? A. ciclopirox (Loprox) B. clindamycin (Clindagel) C. imiquimod (Aldara) D. nystatin (Mycostatin) 11. A client asks the nurse if there is any herbal therapy to soothe and heal his minor burn. Which of the following would the nurse answer? A. floxglove B. ginseng C. aloe vera D. ginger 12. Which of the following topical drugs would a client use to help remove the plaques associated with psoriasis? A. naftifine (Naftin) B. retapamulin (Altabax) C. azelaic acid (Azelex) D. calcipotriene (Dovonex) 13. A client is diagnosed with an oral herpes simplex virus infection. Which of the following would the nurse expect the heath care provider to prescribe? Select all that apply. A. bacitracin B. mupirocin C. retapamulin D. acyclovir E. penciclovir 14. What reaction could occur with prolonged use of the topical antibiotics? A. water intoxication B. superficial superinfection C. outbreak of eczema D. cellulitis 15. A keratolytic agent would be safe to use on which of the following skin conditions? A. moles B. calluses C. facial warts D. birthmarks 16. What type of action do the corticosteroids have when used topically? A. bactericidal activity B. antifungal activity C. antiviral activity D. anti-inflammatory activity 17. Which of the following is an over-the-counter (OTC) medication for acne? A. azelaic acid (Azelex) B. benzoyl peroxide C. penciclovir D. mupirocin 18. methotrexate may be used to treat psoriasis. Which other condition is it used for? A. Gout and rheumatoid arthritis B. systemic fungal infections and certain cancers C. rheumatoid arthritis and certain cancers D. urinary tract infections and peptic ulcers 19. Itching associated with dry, scaly skin is called ________________________. Health Science Science Nursing SCIENCE PHARM Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)
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