Pharmacology Unit 2 Study

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

Pharmacology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of drug action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous molecule, which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism. The test below will help you review the unit. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What medication is an adjunctive therapy for Parkinson’s disease? 
    • A. 

      Benzotropene

    • B. 

      Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Lorazepam

    • D. 

      Amphetamine Sulfate

  • 2. 
    When is Atropine typically given?
    • A. 

      After a Grand Mal seizure

    • B. 

      Preoperatively to decrease saliva

    • C. 

      During an anxiety attack

    • D. 

      When a patient has a fever

  • 3. 
    This is the antidote for Benzodiazepine
    • A. 

      Romazicon

    • B. 

      Zolpidem Tartrate

    • C. 

      Gabapentin

    • D. 

      Donepezil

  • 4. 
    This anticonvulsant can cause the adverse effect of Stevens Johnsons syndrome
    • A. 

      Gabapentin

    • B. 

      Carbamazepine

    • C. 

      Zolpidem tartrate

    • D. 

      Levetiracetam

  • 5. 
    This is the therapeutic levels of phenobarbitol sodium
    • A. 

      10-20 mcg/mL

    • B. 

      4-12 mcg/mL

    • C. 

      15-40 mcg/mL

    • D. 

      50-70 mcg/mL

  • 6. 
    This is an example of an infection that is a contraindicated for patients who need DMARDs
    • A. 

      TB

    • B. 

      Chickenpox

    • C. 

      Foot & Mouth Disease

    • D. 

      Influenza

  • 7. 
    SELECT ALL THAT APPLY - These are teaching points for Phenytoin
    • A. 

      Pink-red brown discoloration of urine is normal

    • B. 

      Patients may have gingival hyperplasia

    • C. 

      They may discontinue this drug at any time

    • D. 

      Do not drink alcohol or take primrose or ginkgo with this drug

  • 8. 
    Epinephrine can be administered SELECT ALL THAT APPLY
    • A. 

      Orally

    • B. 

      Subcutaneously

    • C. 

      Intravenously

    • D. 

      Intramuscularly

  • 9. 
    Methylphenidate HCL and Amphetamine Sulfate can decrease the effects of:
    • A. 

      Oral anticoagulants

    • B. 

      Barbituates

    • C. 

      Antihypertensives

    • D. 

      Tricyclic antidepressants

  • 10. 
    This is the therapeutic level of phenytoin
    • A. 

      2-8 mcg/mL

    • B. 

      25-35 mcg/mL

    • C. 

      100-150 mcg/mL

    • D. 

      10-20 mcg/mL

  • 11. 
    In these drugs NO SEDATION occurs
    • A. 

      Succinylcholine

    • B. 

      Zolpidem tartrate

    • C. 

      Cistarcurium

    • D. 

      Morphine sulfate

  • 12. 
    This is a side effect of Diazepam
    • A. 

      Excitability

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Lethargy

    • D. 

      Dark Urine

  • 13. 
    Benzodiazepine has many drug-drug interactions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Education for caregivers of Alzheimer's patients should be educated that:
    • A. 

      Memantine hydrochloride can be started at aggressive levels to cure Alzheimer's

    • B. 

      Memantine hydrochloride has NO side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, sedation, headache, HTN, diarrhea, and urinary frequency

    • C. 

      Memantine hydrochloride encourages the binding of glutamate

    • D. 

      Memantine hydrochloride can encourage cognitive enhancement, but Alzheimer's is a degenerative process that is NOT reversed

  • 15. 
    Parkinson's patients may need ___ when taking carvadopa/levodopa
    • A. 

      To be monitored for suicidal ideations

    • B. 

      A drug holiday

    • C. 

      A larger dose in the morning than at night

    • D. 

      A B6 vitamin, to increase efficacy