Drug of the week quiz: Tamsulosin 25th July 2017 by PIP editor Leave a Comment WELCOME to the Pharmacy in Practice CPD quiz. The idea is to test your knowledge and identify areas for further learning. We hope you enjoy the quiz. Good luck! Remember to add your name below, or you won't appear on the leaderboard. Name Email 1. TRUE or FALSE, angina is usually caused by coronary artery disease, which reduces the amount of oxygen supplied to the myocardium. True False2. Which of the following is FALSE about stable angina? It occurs at rest It can occur after physical exertion It can be caused by emotional stress It is relieved by glyceryl trinitrate3. Which TWO of the following are first-line choices (as monotherapy) to reduce the symptoms of stable angina? An ACE inhibitor A beta blocker A calcium channel blocker A long-acting nitrate 4. For people whose symptoms are not controlled with a beta blocker or calcium channel blocker alone, which of the following are options? Add a beta blocker (if already taking a calcium channel blocker) Add a calcium channel blocker (if already taking a beta blocker) Add a long-acting nitrate Add nicorandil All of the above5. TRUE or FALSE, ivabradine is suitable to be used as monotherapy (to reduce angina symptoms) for people who cannot take beta blockers or calcium channel blockers? False True6. Ivabradine must only be used in people who have a heart rate equal to or above? 60 beats per minute 70 beats per minute 80 beats per minute 90 beats per minute7. Which of the following calcium channel blockers is NOT suitable to use with a beta blocker? Amlodipine Felodipine Nifedipine Verapamil8. Concurrent use of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors with nitrates is contraindicated, as excessive hypotension may occur. How long should someone wait to take a nitrate after taking a PDE-5? 24 hours 48 hours 24 hours after taking sildenafil, and 48 hours after taking vardenafil or tadalafil 24 hours after taking sildenafil or vardenafil, and 48 hours after taking tadalafil9. Once a bottle of glyceryl trinitrate tablets is opened, what is the shelf life? 2 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks10. People with stable angina should avoid which of the following? Sexual activity Air travel Exercise None of the above All of the aboveThis quiz was based on the NICE CKS topic Angina.