Drugs Acting On Respiratory Tract

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Drugs Acting On Respiratory Tract


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  • 1. 
    Bronchial asthma is characterised by (click all that applies)
    • A. 

      Hyper responsiveness of tracheo-bronchial smooth muscle

    • B. 

      Narrowing of air tubes

    • C. 

      Expulsion of respiratory secretions

    • D. 

      Stimulation of mechano- or chemoreceptors in respiratory passage

  • 2. 
    Entities of COPD includes (click all that applies)
    • A. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • B. 

      Pleural Effusion

    • C. 

      Bronchiectasis

    • D. 

      Bronchiolitis

  • 3. 
    Which of the following drug is believed to increase bronchial secretion
    • A. 

      Ambroxol

    • B. 

      Pholcodine

    • C. 

      Promethazine

    • D. 

      Guaiphenesin

  • 4. 
    Which of the following drug may lead to chronic cough on long term use
    • A. 

      Enalapril

    • B. 

      Enalapril

    • C. 

      Betamethasone

    • D. 

      Losartan

  • 5. 
    What is Zileuton?
    • A. 

      Cox 2 inhibitor

    • B. 

      Mast cell stabilizer

    • C. 

      PDE inhibitor

    • D. 

      5-LOX inhibitor

  • 6. 
    Select the true statement (click all that applies)
    • A. 

      Ketotifen is a bronchodilator and will not produce sedation

    • B. 

      Corticosteroids afford more complete and sustained symptomatic relief than bronchodilators

    • C. 

      Atropinic drugs cause bronchodilatation by blocking M1 receptor

    • D. 

      Cysteinyl leukotrienes (LT-C4/D4) are important mediators of bronchial asthma.

  • 7. 
    Symptoms of COPD worsens during the night.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following drug will cause Churg-Strauss syndrome?
    • A. 

      Omalizumab

    • B. 

      Montelukast

    • C. 

      Fluticasone

    • D. 

      Ketotifen

  • 9. 
    Dextromethorphan is a synthetic central NMDA receptor agonist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Select the true statement (click all that applies)
    • A. 

      Sodium and potassium citrate will irritate the airway mucosa

    • B. 

      Ambroxol is effective in treating dry cough

    • C. 

      A demulcent is an agent that forms a soothing film over a mucous membrane

    • D. 

      Opioids suppress the cough reflex by direct action on the cough center in the medulla

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