Chapter 44 Peptic Ulcer Q&A (1 of 19) Sample Questions
1. Ms. Z, a 20-year-old female patient is treated with triple therapy for her gastric problem. Her medication regimen includes: Omeprazole, Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin
Her profile shows as follows:
Allergies: No know allergies
Medical conditions: No other medical conditions
After 5 days of treatment, she experienced nausea & vomiting, and diarrhea. What could have caused these problems?
- A. Gastric intolerance to some of the medications.
- B. Allergic reaction to one of them.
- C. Another medical illness is present.
- D. All the above
Tips: Because she is using two antibiotics, there is a possibility of pseudo membranous colitis.