NCLEX RN Practice Question # 752

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 752.

 

Nclex examination.

 

Amoxicillin:

Indications:

Treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria, postexposure prophylaxis for anthrax, treatment of Helicobacter infections as part of combination therapy.

Actions: Inhibits synthesis of the cell wall in susceptible bacteria, causing cell death.

 

Pharmacokinetics:

Route                        Onset                      Peak                           Duration

Oral                           Varies                       1 h                               6–8 h

 

T1/2: 1 to 1.4 hours; excreted unchanged in the urine.

Adverse effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, glossitis, stomatitis, bone marrow suppression, rash, fever, superinfections, lethargy.

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