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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Inherited deficiency of n-acetyltransferase-8) learning objective: explain the reason of increased toxicity of drugs biotransformed byacetylation.answer: disoniazid is biotransformed mainly by...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Drug-receptor interaction-19) answer: cthe adverse effects of the drug are classical side effects since by definition a side effect is anunintended drug effect occurring after administration of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Prednisone-answer: b(koda-kimble, pp 44-3, katzung, pp 651)the sings and symptoms of the patients strongly indicate that she is affected by lupus erythematosus infact the patient shows five of the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Tacrolimus-answer: c(koda-kimble, pp 35-35, dipiro, pp 745)several patients who receive an initial immunosuppressant therapy with cyclosporine are converted totacrolimus ether because of persistent...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Interferon beta-1b-answer: c( dipiro, pp 1023, lane pp 1476)interferon beta-1b is a cytokine produced by various cells including fibroblasts and macrophages. likeother interferons it has antiviral,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Foscarnet-learning objective: explain the mechanism of action of foscarnet.answer: dfoscarnet is an inorganic pyrophosphate analog that inhibits viral dna polymerase, rnapolymerase and hiv reverse...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Mercaptopurine - phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate synthetase-2. fluorouracil - thymidylate synthetase-3. topotecan - topoisomerase i-4. pentostatin - adenosine deaminase-answer: cefgmercaptopurine is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Alkylating agents - cell cycle nonspecific-2. antimetabolites - cell cycle specific-3. anthracycline antibiotics - cell cycle nonspecific-answer: abdan anticancer drug is called cell cycle...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Increased drug transport outside plasmodia cells-answer: cchloroquine acts by getting accumulated in the food vacuole where it inhibits heme polymerase.resistant strains are able to efflux the drug...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Lidocaine -answer: alidocaine is a drug of choice for ventricular arrhythmias associated with myocardial infarction andthe patients tachycardia was most likely ventricular in nature, since...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Inhibition of hepatic metabolism of warfarin-learning objective: describe the clinically important drug interactions of warfarin. answer: c cimetidine is a potent inhibitor of the cytochrome p450...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Phenytoin-answer: cphenytoin is one of the very few drugs that exhibits first order elimination kinetics at low dosesbut switches to a zero order elimination kinetics at higher doses, that is the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Valproic acid-answer: c carbamazepine, phenytoin and valproic acid, all are effective in complex partial seizures. however carbamazepine and phenytoin are relatively contraindicated in case of av...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Fluoxetine-learning objective: describe the main adverse effects of ssris/snris answer: e ssris/snris are generally considered activating compounds and they can cause sleep disturbances in up to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Cocaine-learning objective: describe the adverse effects of cocaine. answer: c the symptoms and signs of the patient indicate that he most likely took a high dose of cocaine. formication ( bugs are...Read More

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