1q: A highly ionized drug
a. Is excreted mainly by the kidney
b. Can cross the placental barrier easily
c. Is well absorbed from the intestine
d. Accumulates in the cellular lipids
2q: All of the following hormones have cell surface receptors except
3q: Which one of the following is true of adrenal suppression due to steroid therapy?
a. It is not associated with atrophy of adrenal glands
b. It does not occur in patients receiving inhaled steroids
c. It should be expected in anyone receiving greater than 5mg of prednisolone daily
d. Following cessation, the stress response normalizes after 8 weeks
4q: With which of the following theophylline has an antagonistic interaction?
a. Histamine receptors
b. Bradykinin receptors
c. Adenosine receptors
d. Imidazoline receptors
5q: Which one of the following drugs increases gastrointestinal motility?
6q: Which one of the following drugs has been shown to offer protection from gastric aspiration syndrome in a patient with symptoms of flux?
c. Sodium citrate
7q: The following drugss have significant drug interactions with digoxin except :
b. Thiazide diuretics
8q: One of the following is not true about nesiritide
a. It is a brain natriuretic peptide analogue
b. It is used in acutely decompensated heart failure
c. It has significant oral absorption
d. It has a short half life
9q: Dry mouth during antidepressant therapy is caused by blockade of
a. Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors
b. Serotonergic receptors
c. Dopaminergic receptors
d. GABA receptors
10q: The major difference between typical and atypical antipsychotics is that
a. The latter cause minimal or no increase in prolactin
b. The former cause tardive dyskinesia
c. The former are available as parenteral preparations
d. The latter cause substantial sedation
11q: Antipsychotic drug induced parkinsonism is treated by
12q: Oculogyric crisis is known to be produced by all of the following drugs except
13q: Inverse agonist of benzodiazepine receptor is
14q: All of the following are hallucinogens except
15q: All of the following are topically used sulphonamides except
c. Silver sulphadiazine
16q: One of the following is not pencillinase susceptible
b. Pencillin G
17q: The group of antibiotics which possess additional anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory activities is
b. Polypeptide antibiotics
18q: Which one of the following is best associated with Lumefantrine?
19q: Which one of the following is used in therapy of Toxoplasmosis?
20q: Nevirapine is a
a. Protease inhibitor
b. Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
d. Fusion inhibitor
21q: Which one of the following drugs is “Topoisomerase I” inhibitor?
22q: Etanercept acts by one of the following mechanisms
a. By blocking Tumor necrosis factor
b. By blocking bradykinin synthesis
c. By inhibiting COX-2
d. By blocking lipoxygenase