A Quick Pharmacology Test!

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A branch of biomedical which is concerned with everything related to medicines and drugs, their origin, composition, usage, effects, toxicology, etc. So, we created this quiz so you could test your knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following statement is CORRECT about tramadol?
    • A. 

      It modulates pain mainly through inhibition of reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine.

    • B. 

      It depresses the respiration in therapeutic doses.

    • C. 

      It is a mixed opioid agonist.

    • D. 

      It is an alternative to morphine in pre-unaesthetic medication.

  • 2. 
    Methadone is used in the treatment of morphine dependence as:
    • A. 

      It is a weak opioid agonist that lacks physiological dependence.

    • B. 

      It is a pure opioid antagonist.

    • C. 

      It reverse the respiratory centre depression induced by morphine.

    • D. 

      Its withdrawal symptoms are less and tolerable than those of morphine.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following agents is correctly matched with it's adverse effects?
    • A. 

      Morphine/ increased intra-biliary pressure.

    • B. 

      Pethidine/ Bradycardia.

    • C. 

      Scopolamine/ Vomiting.

    • D. 

      Tramadol/ respiratory depression.

  • 4. 
    A 32-year-old patent was admitted in the emergency room suffering from hypotension, bronchospasm, myosis, urinary retention & depressed respiration. He most probably suffers from an overdose of:
    • A. 

      Atropine

    • B. 

      OPCs

    • C. 

      Morphine

    • D. 

      Pethidine

  • 5. 
    Morphine interferes with peripheral nociceptors by inhibiting the release of excitatory neurotransmitter in afferent nerve ending through:
    • A. 

      Activation of adenyl cyclase.

    • B. 

      Prevention of Na+ ions influx.

    • C. 

      Decrease influx of Ca+2 ions.

    • D. 

      Facilitation of efflux of K ions.

  • 6. 
    On comparing morphine to atropine, the following statement is correct:
    • A. 

      They both change pupil size when instilled topically.

    • B. 

      They are both contraindicated un BPH.

    • C. 

      That both lead to cutaneous flushing and wet skin.

    • D. 

      They are used as a pre-anesthetic medication to guard against respiratory centre depression.

  • 7. 
    In the treatment of morphine addiction. the following line of therapy is correct?
    • A. 

      Hospitalization and gradual replacement of morphine by pethidine

    • B. 

      Immediate administration of single oral dose of naltroxone

    • C. 

      Stop morphine and performance of gastric lavage

    • D. 

      Gradual withdrawal of morphine and its replacement by methadone

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