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Chapter 11: Drugs Affecting the Blood

Which of the following drugs would not be used to treat anemia due to renal failure?

a. Darbepoetin alfa

b. Folic acid

c. Iron

d. Pegfilgrastim

A deficiency in which of the following would result in both megaloblastic anemia and neurologic defects?

a. Folic acid

b. Cyanocobalamin

c. Iron

d. Niacin

Which of the following drugs is orally administered for thrombocytopenia?

a. Romiplostim

b. Epoetin alfa

c. Sargramostim

d. Eltrombopag

Which of the following drugs is an orally effective direct-acting thrombin inhibitor?

a. Argatroban

b. Enoxaparin

c. Dabigatran

d. Warfarin

Which of the following drugs irreversibly inhibits cyclooxygenase in platelets?

a. Aspirin

b. Clopidogrel

c. Vorapaxar

d. Dipyridamole

Which of the following is a common adverse effect to antiplatelet drugs and anticoagulants?

a. Headache

b. Tachycardia

c. Rash

d. Bleeding

Which of the following is a monoclonal antibody that is the reversal agent for dabigatran?

a. Abciximab

b. Idarucizumab

c. Protamine

d. Aminocaproic acid

Which of the following would have the greatest inhibitory effect on the anticoagulant actions of warfarin?

a. Spinach

b. Eggs

c. Cheese

d. Fish

Which of the following would be used to treat hemophilia type A?

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