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31

What should asthmatics do prior to exercise?

Inhale 200 micrograms of salbutamol 15 minutes prior to exercise

32

What forms of exercise are best for patients with respiratory problems?

Swimming, running or fast walking

33

List 3 links between obesity and respiratory diseases

  1. Thoracic restriction
  2. Reduction in cardiovascular space
  3. Oxidative stress

34

List 3 factors related to diet that can increase the risk of asthma

  1. Reduced fruits, vegetables and fish
  2. Increased saturated fats
  3. High regular intake of sugar

35

List 3 food substances that increase the risk of bronchoconstriction

  1. Eggs
  2. Fish
  3. Peanuts

36

List 3 substances that increase the risk of bronchodilation

  1. Low dose alcohol
  2. Caffeine
  3. Magnesium

37

List 4 drugs that cause increased levels of theophylline due to interactions

  1. Macrolides - antibiotics
  2. Quinolones  - antiobiotics
  3. Fluvoxamine - antidepressant
  4. Calcium channel blockers - hypertension

38

List 3 drugs that cause decreased levels of theophylline due to interactions

  1. Rifampicin  - antibiotic
  2. Phenobarbital  - antiepileptic, control seizures
  3. Phenytoin - anticonvulsant (epilepsy)

39

List 3 types of drug that lower potassium levels due to interactions with theophylline

  1. Corticosteroids
  2. High-dose B2 agonists
  3. Diuretics