Pharmacology Quiz: Respiratory And Gastrointestinal Medications!

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Pharmacology Quiz: Respiratory And Gastrointestinal Medications!

Medications are put in place to either ease a patient’s pain or to revert them to health. Being that you are a pharmacology student, the one thing that you should do is ensure you know which types of drugs to prescribe and when. Take up the quiz below and get to see how much you know about respiratory and gastrointestinal medication.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What drug has a mode of action that weakly inhibits cylooxygenase?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Acetaminophen

    • C. 

      Ibuprophen

    • D. 

      Naproxen

  • 2. 
    An NSAID that does not inhibit COX in the GI mucosa
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Acetaminophen

    • C. 

      Nalbumetone (Relafin)

    • D. 

      Ibuprofen

  • 3. 
    Action of traditional NSAID's
    • A. 

      Inhibit COX-1

    • B. 

      Inhibit COX-2

    • C. 

      Do not inhibit COX-1 or COX-2

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Binding to CCK2 (cholecystekinin2) receptors to activate protein kinases to secrete H+ ions

    • B. 

      Causing vasodilation and increased release of HCL from the islet cells

    • C. 

      Inhibiting platelet aggregation whereby decreasing competition for H+ binding sites

    • D. 

      Binding with H+ ions to create viscous coating of epithelial lining of the stomach

  • 5. 
    60-80% of gastric ulcers are healed with treatment within
    • A. 

      1-2 days

    • B. 

      1-2 weeks

    • C. 

      5-7 days

    • D. 

      6-8 weeks

  • 6. 
    All of the following are effects of PGI-2 except:
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Platelet aggregation

    • C. 

      Gastric cytoprotection

    • D. 

      Pain sensitization

  • 7. 
    All of the following are non-pharmacologic treatments of ulcers except:
    • A. 

      Reducing stress

    • B. 

      Avoiding aggrevating foods

    • C. 

      Quit smoking

    • D. 

      A 4 oz glass of red wine 3x/week

  • 8. 
    Which of the following disease states decreases the metabolism of Theophylline?
    • A. 

      Pancreatic cancer

    • B. 

      CHF

    • C. 

      Wilm's tumor

    • D. 

      HTN

  • 9. 
    All of the following are ways that smoking adversely affects the GI tract except:
    • A. 

      Increases gastrin production

    • B. 

      Decreases blood flow

    • C. 

      Decreases healing

    • D. 

      Decreases HCO3 production

  • 10. 
    All of the following are true of Acetaminophen except
    • A. 

      Weakly inhibits cylcooxygenase

    • B. 

      Metabolized in the liver via glucoronidation

    • C. 

      Analgesic, antipyretic and anit-inflammatory effects

    • D. 

      Interacts with Coumadin

  • 11. 
    Allof the following are true of aspirin except
    • A. 

      High albumin binding

    • B. 

      May decrease effects of ACE inhibitors

    • C. 

      Reversibly inhibits thromboxane

    • D. 

      Absorption is decreased with higher pH's

  • 12. 
    Which of the following has the risk of Reye's syndrome if given when virus or varicella is present?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Acetaminophen

    • C. 

      Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

    • D. 

      Warfarin

  • 13. 
    All of the following are properties of COX-1 except
    • A. 

      Present in low amounts in kidney, platelets and GI tract

    • B. 

      Involved in thromboxane synthesis

    • C. 

      Induced by cytokines

    • D. 

      Renal vasodialtion

  • 14. 
    All of the following are true of NSAID's except:
    • A. 

      Provide analgesia at 50% of the anti-inflammatory dose

    • B. 

      Reversibly inhibit the COX system

    • C. 

      Are typically only well absorbed in the duodenem

    • D. 

      Are highly plasma-protein binding

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT classified as an NSAID?
    • A. 

      Bropheneramine (Veltane)

    • B. 

      Indomethacin (Indocin)

    • C. 

      Naproxen

    • D. 

      Fenamic acid

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a controlled substance antitussive?
    • A. 

      Dextromethorophan

    • B. 

      Hydrocodone

    • C. 

      Celecoxib (Celebrex)

    • D. 

      Meloxicam (Mobic)

  • 17. 
    A drug that does not have decongestant properties is
    • A. 

      Pseudoephedrine

    • B. 

      Oxymetazoline

    • C. 

      Tetrahydrazoline

    • D. 

      Desloratadine (Clarinex)