Pharmacology II Quiz 3

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Pharmacology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    If severe symptoms of serotonin syndrome are present, this drug is recommended for therapy.
    • A. 

      Ciclopirox

    • B. 

      Ciprofloxacin

    • C. 

      Cyproheptadine

    • D. 

      5-HT deltase

  • 2. 
    Anhidrosis and hyperactive bowel sounds are associated with serotonin syndrome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Serotonin syndrome is classified as an idiosyncratic drug reaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Serotonin syndrome caused by the interaction of fentanyl and citalopram would be classified as a pharmacodynamic interaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Meperidine blocks both serotonin reuptake and potentiates the firing of serotonergic neurons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    St. John's Wort is safe to use with a MAO inhibitor but not safe to use with an SSRI.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    5-HT2A inhibitors are located on the pre-synaptic terminal. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Serotonin syndrome is not fatal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Recommending an anti-cholinergic to treat the symptoms of serotonin syndrome is a good choice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hyperthermia, muscle rigidity, myoclonus, twitching, and tremor are all symptoms of serotonin syndrome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False