Analgesic Pharmacology Quiz: MCQ Exam!

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Analgesic Pharmacology Quiz: MCQ Exam!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following would be phantom pain?
    • A. 

      Caused by a tumor

    • B. 

      From somewhere else

    • C. 

      Previous amputation

    • D. 

      Organs of body

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is important in successful pain management?
    • A. 

      Dosing appropriately

    • B. 

      One time measurement of pain status

    • C. 

      Treating all cases in the same way

    • D. 

      Use the strongest drugs available

  • 3. 
    The greater the number of C fibers, the greater the sensation of pain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are natural opioids?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Oxycodone

    • C. 

      Codeine

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a synthetic opioid?
    • A. 

      Hydrocodone

    • B. 

      Methadone

    • C. 

      Oxycodone

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 6. 
    Which of the following results can be expected from an opioid agonist?
    • A. 

      Increased GI motility

    • B. 

      Pupil dilation

    • C. 

      Arousal

    • D. 

      Analgesis

  • 7. 
    A patient presents to the ER in acute pain. You have a suspicion that they are a "seeker: which of the following drugs would you give?
    • A. 

      Meperidine (Demerol) IM

    • B. 

      Morphine Sulfate PO

    • C. 

      Fentanyl Topical

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 8. 
    Hydromorphone (Dilaudid)  is notable for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Adjunct in pulmonary edema

    • B. 

      Antiinflammatory and analgesic properties

    • C. 

      Increased risk of addiciton

    • D. 

      Good choice for "seekers"

  • 9. 
    Which of the following drugs is useful for analgesics, anxiolysis, and peripheral vasodilation?
    • A. 

      Hydrocodone/APAP (Vicodin)

    • B. 

      Morphine sulfate

    • C. 

      Naloxone (Narcan)

    • D. 

      Naltrexone (revia)

  • 10. 
    Which of the following has no medical use?
    • A. 

      Fentanyl

    • B. 

      Diacetylmorphine (heroin)

    • C. 

      Oxycodone (Oxycontin)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following may be used to treat a recovering drug addict?
    • A. 

      Buprenorphine/Naloxone (suboxone)

    • B. 

      Naltrexone long acting (Vivitrol)

    • C. 

      Methadone (Dolophine)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate prescription for codeine?
    • A. 

      30 codeine 1-2 tabs PO q 6 hrs

    • B. 

      300 APAP/30 codeine (Tylenol #3) 1-2 tabs PO q 4-6 hrs

    • C. 

      30 APAP/ 300 codeine (Tylenol #3) 1-2 tabs PO q4hrs

    • D. 

      300 APAP 1-2 tabs PO q 4-6 hrs

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is true about Hydrocone?
    • A. 

      Contraindicated with ibuprofen

    • B. 

      Commonly in cough preparations

    • C. 

      Sever adverse effects with APAP

    • D. 

      Lower abuse potential than tylenol #3

  • 14. 
    Robitussin-AC is almost always sufficient for treating coughs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Hydrocodone/APAP would be prescribed in which of the following ways?
    • A. 

      Hydrocodone 500mg/APAP 5mg (Vicodin)1-2 TabsPO q4-6hrs

    • B. 

      Hydrocodone 5mg/APAP 500mg (Vicodin)1-2 TabsPO q4-6hrs

    • C. 

      Hydrocodone 500mg/APAP 500mg (Vicodin)1-2 TabsPO q4-6hrs

    • D. 

      Hydrocodone 5mg/APAP 5mg (Vicodin)1-2 TabsPO q4-6hrs

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the most significant adverse effect of opioid agonists and a hallmark of toxicity?
    • A. 

      Hallucination

    • B. 

      Urinary retention

    • C. 

      Respiratory depression

    • D. 

      Addiction

  • 17. 
    Naloxone (Narcan) and Naltrexone (Revia) are what class of drugs?
    • A. 

      NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Mixed agonist/antagonists

    • C. 

      Opioid agonists

    • D. 

      Opioid antagonists

  • 18. 
    A patient on which of the following drugs may need to be placed on suicide watch?
    • A. 

      Oxycodone (Oxycontin)

    • B. 

      Vivitrol

    • C. 

      Tramadol (ultram)

    • D. 

      Clonidine (Catapres)

  • 19. 
    A Patient presents with  history of GI irritation and bleeding, which of the following should you avoid prescribing?
    • A. 

      Methadone (dolophine)

    • B. 

      Aspirin

    • C. 

      Morphine sulfate

    • D. 

      Fentanyl

  • 20. 
    Which of the following drugs has no anti-inflammatory properties and blocks transmission of pain impulses peripherally?
    • A. 

      Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

    • B. 

      Clonidine (Catapres)

    • C. 

      Tramadol (ultram)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    A patient presents for surgery a day after delivery of a healthy newborn. Which of the following drugs would have a black box warning for prescribing to this patient?
    • A. 

      Tramadol (ultram)

    • B. 

      Aspirin

    • C. 

      Clonidine (catapres)

    • D. 

      Tapatendol (Nucynta)

  • 22. 
    Tramadol (Ultram) and tapatendol (Nucynta) are what class of drugs?
    • A. 

      Partial agonists

    • B. 

      Opioid antagonists

    • C. 

      Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    • D. 

      Non-conventional opioid agonists

  • 23. 
    The 3 major properties of NSAIDs include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Analgesis, sedation, antipyretic

    • B. 

      Analgesis, antipyretic, antiinflammatory

    • C. 

      Analgesis, anxiolysis, peripheral vasodilation

    • D. 

      Analgesis, anxiolysis, peripheral vasoconstriction

  • 24. 
    The four classic signs of inflammation are pain, swelling, redness, and warmth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A 25y/o female patient presents with acute pain and inflammation of the left ankle. Her vital signs on arrival are BP 120/80 R -16 P 80 T- 101.2 and pain 6/10. Which of the following would be the best drug combination to prescribe?
    • A. 

      Acetaminophen (tylenol) + Meperidine (Demerol)

    • B. 

      (Acetylcalicylic Acid)Aspirin + Ibuprofen (Motrin)

    • C. 

      Meperidine (Demerol) + Misoprostol (Cytotec)

    • D. 

      (Acetylcalicylic Acid)Aspirin + Misoprostol (Cytotec)

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