Abo_shousha_cns_quiz_12_analgesic3

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  • 1. 
    In which one of the following conditions would aspirin be contraindicated? 
    • A. 

      Myalgia

    • B. 

      Fever

    • C. 

      Peptic ulcer

    • D. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following statements concerning COX-2 inhibitors is correct?
    • A. 

      The COX-2 inhibitors show greater analgesic activity than traditional NSAIDs.

    • B. 

      The COX-2 inhibitors decrease platelet function.

    • C. 

      The COX-2 inhibitors do not affect the kidney.

    • D. 

      The COX-2 inhibitors show anti-inflammatory activity similar to that of the traditional NSAIDs.

    • E. 

      He COX-2 inhibitors are cardioprotective.

  • 3. 
    An 8-year-old girl has a fever and muscle aches from a presumptive viral infection. Which one of the fol- lowing drugs would be most appropriate to treat her symptoms?
    • A. 

      Acetaminophen.

    • B. 

      Aspirin.

    • C. 

      Celecoxib.

    • D. 

      Codeine.

    • E. 

      Indomethacin.

  • 4. 
    A 70-year-old man has a history of ulcer disease. He has recently experienced swelling and pain in the joints of his hands. His physician wants to begin therapy with an NSAID. Which one of the following drugs might also be prescribed along with the NSAID to reduce the risk of activating this patient’s ulcer disease?
    • A. 

      Allopurinol

    • B. 

      Colchicine

    • C. 

      Omeprazole

    • D. 

      Probenecid

    • E. 

      Sulindac

  • 5. 
    A patient with a bleeding tendency presents in the hema- tology clinic. He is apparently taking large amounts of an unidentified drug that inhibits platelet activity. Which of the following directly and reversibly inhibits platelet cyclooxygenase?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Ibuprofen

    • C. 

      Misoprostol

    • D. 

      Prostacyclin

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