Pharmacology 8-10

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is the drug of choice for mild asthma?
    • A. 

      Corticosteroids

    • B. 

      β2 adrenergic agonists

    • C. 

      Iptratopium

    • D. 

      Omalizuma

  • 2. 
    Adrenergic agonists have anti-inflammatory reactions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the drug of choice for patients with severe asthma?
    • A. 

      β2 adrenergic agonists

    • B. 

      Salmetrol

    • C. 

      Corticosteroids

    • D. 

      Theophylline

  • 4. 
    Which anti-leukotriene is a selective and specific inhibitor of 5-lipooxigenase preventing formation of LTB4 and cysteinyl leukotrienes
    • A. 

      Zileuton

    • B. 

      Zafirlikast

    • C. 

      Montelukast

    • D. 

      A + C

    • E. 

      B + C

    • F. 

      None of these are anti-leukotrienes

  • 5. 
    Which of these cough suppressants has NO analgesic or addictive potential
    • A. 

      Codeine

    • B. 

      Hydrocodone

    • C. 

      Hydromorphone

    • D. 

      Dextrametorphan

  • 6. 
    It is VERY important to identify the organism before beginning therapy at the hospital
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The MIC is the highest concentration of antibiotic that inhibits bacterial growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of these apply to extended-spectrum antibiotics: (2)
    • A. 

      Wide variety of microbial species

    • B. 

      Effective against gram (+) and (-)organisms

    • C. 

      Chloramphenicol

    • D. 

      Ampicillin

    • E. 

      Isoniazid

    • F. 

      Agents acting only on a single or a limited group of organism

  • 9. 
    An advantage of microbial agents is that both bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal agents work together to inhibit growth of the organism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Drugs of choice for seriously ill patients
    • A. 

      Bacteriostatic

    • B. 

      Bactericidal

  • 11. 
    Toxoplasmosis is treated by:
    • A. 

      Pyrimethamine

    • B. 

      Sulfonamide

    • C. 

      Trimethoprim

    • D. 

      A + B

    • E. 

      B + C

  • 12. 
    All sulfa drugs are well absorbed orally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Cotrimoxazole is
    • A. 

      Combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole

    • B. 

      Combination of trimethoprim and pyrimethaphine

    • C. 

      Broader spectrum than sulfas

    • D. 

      Narrow spectrum than sulfas

  • 14. 
    Sulfonamide can penetrate in ALL body tissues (including CSF)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Adverse effects of trimethropim can be reversed by:
    • A. 

      Folate Acid

    • B. 

      DHFR

    • C. 

      Folinic Acid

    • D. 

      Folate