Analgesic Pharmacology MCQ Quiz

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Have you been studying medicine? Would you like to play this analgesic pharmacology MCQ quiz that we have designed here for you? Analgesic is simply a substance that is used to reduce pain and provide relief to a patient. However, it's just a basic understanding of it, and there is more to know about what analgesic really is and what its types are. Attempt this quiz, and you will get better even-depth knowledge.


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

  • 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. 

      None of these

  • 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. 
    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)

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has no medical use?
    • A. 

      Fentanyl

    • B. 

      Diacetylmorphine (heroin)

    • C. 

      Oxycodone (Oxycontin)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    Robitussin-AC is almost always sufficient for treating coughs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    Naloxone (Narcan) and Naltrexone (Revia) are what class of drugs?
    • A. 

      NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Mixed agonist/antagonists

    • C. 

      Opioid agonists

    • D. 

      Opioid antagonists

  • 16. 
    On which of the following drugs may a patient need to be placed on suicide watch?
    • A. 

      Oxycodone

    • B. 

      Vivitrol

    • C. 

      Tramadol

    • D. 

      Clonidine

  • 17. 
    A Patient presents with a history of GI irritation and bleeding, which of the following should you avoid prescribing?
    • A. 

      Methadone

    • B. 

      Aspirin

    • C. 

      Morphine sulfate

    • D. 

      Fentanyl

  • 18. 
    The four classic signs of inflammation are pain, swelling, redness, and warmth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Etodolac (Lodine), tolmetin (Tolectin), and Diclofenac sodium (Voltaren) are what class of drugs?
    • A. 

      Carboxylic acids (salicylates)

    • B. 

      Acetic acids

    • C. 

      Non-acidic compounds

    • D. 

      Natural opioids

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a carboxylic acid?
    • A. 

      Indomethacin (indocin)

    • B. 

      Etodolac (Lodine)

    • C. 

      Sulindac (Clinoril)

    • D. 

      Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) (ASA)

  • 21. 
    Reye's syndrome is associated with which of the following drugs?
    • A. 

      Sulindac (Clinoril)

    • B. 

      (Acetylsalicylic acid) Aspirin

    • C. 

      Indomethacin (indocin)

    • D. 

      Diclofenac sodium (voltaren)

  • 22. 
    All NSAIDs are acidic compounds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which of the following non-acidic compounds is not a COX-2 inhibitor?
    • A. 

      Rofecoxib (Vioxx)

    • B. 

      Nabumetone (Relafen)

    • C. 

      Celecoxib (Celebrex)

    • D. 

      Valdecoxib (Bextra)

  • 24. 
    Piroxicam (Feldene) is not an NSAID but is prescribed with NSAIDs to protect GI mucosa/prevent GI bleeds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Salicylate toxicity involves which of the following:
    • A. 

      Serum levels above 300ug/ml

    • B. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • C. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • D. 

      All of the above

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