Ggn/Nm Blockers

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Neuroscience Quizzes & Trivia

Clinical Neuro 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DOC for hypertensive emergencies
    • A. 

      Mecamylamine

    • B. 

      Succinylcholine

    • C. 

      Trimehtaphan

  • 2. 
    DOC for dissecting aortic aneurysm
    • A. 

      Trimethaphan

    • B. 

      Sugammadex

    • C. 

      Vecuronium

  • 3. 
    DOC used in conjunction w/nicotine patch for smoking cessation
    • A. 

      Mecamylamine

    • B. 

      Succinylcholine

    • C. 

      Mivacurium

  • 4. 
    In small doses, non-depolarizing steroid NM blockers ..
    • A. 

      Decrease sensitivity to Ach-esterase inhibitors

    • B. 

      Produce fasiculations in the target muscle

    • C. 

      Compete w/Ach at the N receptor

  • 5. 
    In large doses, non-depolarizing steroid NM blockers ..
    • A. 

      Decrease sensitivity to Ach-esterase inhibitors

    • B. 

      Produce fasiculations in the target muscle

    • C. 

      Compete w/Ach at the N receptor

  • 6. 
    Depolarizing NM blockers are generally
    • A. 

      Reversible

    • B. 

      Irreversible

    • C. 

      Ineffective

  • 7. 
    DOC for airway intubation is 
    • A. 

      Succinylcholine

    • B. 

      Hexamethonium

    • C. 

      Atracurium

  • 8. 
    In high doses, atracurium releases
    • A. 

      DA

    • B. 

      5HT

    • C. 

      Histamine

  • 9. 
    DOC for critically ill pts with renal/hepatic failure
    • A. 

      Vecuronium

    • B. 

      Cisatracurium

    • C. 

      Trimethaphan

  • 10. 
    CNS adverse effects especially occur with
    • A. 

      Mecamylamine

    • B. 

      Hexamethonium

    • C. 

      Trimethaphan

  • 11. 
    Adverse effect of these drugs includes tachycardiac, orthostatic hypotension, and profoundly decreased GI motility
    • A. 

      Non-depolarizing NM blockers

    • B. 

      Ganglionic blockers

    • C. 

      Depolarizing NM blockers

  • 12. 
    This drug reverses the action of the steroid non-depolarizing NM blockers
    • A. 

      Sugammadex

    • B. 

      Hexamethonium

    • C. 

      Succinylcholine

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a long-acting drug?
    • A. 

      Doxacurium

    • B. 

      Pancuronium

    • C. 

      Sugammadex

  • 14. 
    Fasiculations are initially found with 
    • A. 

      Depolarizing NM blockers

    • B. 

      Non-depolarizing NM blockers

    • C. 

      Ggn blockers

  • 15. 
    This drug undergoes Hoffman degeneration
    • A. 

      Rocurionium

    • B. 

      Pipecuronium

    • C. 

      Cisatracurium

  • 16. 
    This drug is hydrolyzed by plasma esterase
    • A. 

      Vecuronium

    • B. 

      Atracurium

    • C. 

      Mivacurium

  • 17. 
    Contraindication for depolarizing NM blockers
    • A. 

      Unhealed skeletal injury

    • B. 

      Asthma/COPD

    • C. 

      DM

  • 18. 
    This drug may cause malignant hyperthermia
    • A. 

      Hexamethonium

    • B. 

      Pancuronium

    • C. 

      Succinylcholine