Chapter 54 Chapter Safety of drug use in special populations Q&A (FPGEE) (1 OF 44) Sample Questions
1. A man comes to your pharmacy for his wife because she is ill, not eating food and not talking for the past two days. She is pregnant and has severe nausea vomiting. She has vomited several times in the last two days. What to do?
- A. Give dimenhydrinate.
- B. Refer doctor to get Diclectin prescription.
- C. Refer to emergency.
- D. Recommend self-care.
- E. Give oral rehydration solution.
Tips: Pregnancy. Reassure that N&V is normal. Give non-drug treatment options, if symptoms are severe or interfere with daily life, counsel regarding safe pharmacologic options and refer to physician for further assessment for underlying cause.