Pharmacology For Podiatrists Quiz! Exam

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Pharmacology For Podiatrists Quiz! Exam

A Podiatrist is a medication practitioner who deals with issues that affect the parts of the leg. They diagnose such issues and give medicine. Being that you are an aspiring podiatrist, how well do you know the type of medication to prescribe to your patients? Take this pharmacology quiz that has perfect questions on that and get to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient has been on loratadine (Claritin) for 2 weeks.  The nurse would know the drug is effective if the patient reports which of the following?
    • A. 

      Increased ability o sleep through the night

    • B. 

      Decreased sneezing and runny nose

    • C. 

      Decreased nausea and vomiting

    • D. 

      Decrease number of migraines

  • 2. 
    A reversible competitive antagonist can have the following effect on an agonist concentration-response curve:
    • A. 

      Shift to the right

    • B. 

      Shift to the left

    • C. 

      No change in slope and maximum response

    • D. 

      Reduction in slope and maximum response

  • 3. 
    A semi-conscious patient is brought into the emergency room complaining of nausea and vomiting.  The route of choice for the ordered medication would be:
    • A. 

      Oral (PO)

    • B. 

      Sublingual

    • C. 

      Via nasogastric tube

    • D. 

      Rectally

  • 4. 
    ACE inhibitors can be used to treat systemic arterial hypertension because they:
    • A. 

      Increase plasma volume

    • B. 

      Decrease plasma volume

    • C. 

      Increase TPR

    • D. 

      Decrease TPR

  • 5. 
    Bendrofluazide acts as:
    • A. 

      A receptor anatagonist at the alpha 1 adrenoceptors

    • B. 

      A receptor anatagonist at the acetylcholine nicotinic receptor

    • C. 

      A diurectic

    • D. 

      An ace inhibitor

  • 6. 
    By combining various chemicals, scientists can produce compounds that are identical to a natural drug, or they can create an entirely new substance. These drugs are called?
    • A. 

      Synthetic drugs

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Generic

    • D. 

      Trade

  • 7. 
    Captopril blocks the enzyme.
    • A. 

      Tyrosine hydroxylase

    • B. 

      Acetylcholinesterase

    • C. 

      Angiotension converting enzyme

    • D. 

      Renin

  • 8. 
    Cardiac ouput is
    • A. 

      Approx 5.5l/min

    • B. 

      Approx 70ml/min

    • C. 

      HR X SV

    • D. 

      HR/SV

  • 9. 
    Diuretics are use in blood pressure control because they:
    • A. 

      Increase cardiac output

    • B. 

      Decrease cardiac output

    • C. 

      Increase plamsa sodium

    • D. 

      Decrease plasma sodium

  • 10. 
    Drugs that increase potassium conductance of vascular smooth muscle will:
    • A. 

      Cause vasocontriction

    • B. 

      Cause vasodilation

    • C. 

      Depolarise the cell

    • D. 

      Hyperpolarize the cell

  • 11. 
    Erythromycin:
    • A. 

      Binds to and inhibits the A site on bacterial ribosomes

    • B. 

      Binds to and inhibits the P site on bacterial ribosomes

    • C. 

      Produces an abnormal codon

    • D. 

      Inhibits translocation from the A site to the P site.

  • 12. 
    GTN can be used in the treatment of angina because it:
    • A. 

      Dilates veins

    • B. 

      Lowers end diastolic volume

    • C. 

      Donates nitric oxide

    • D. 

      Reduces atherosclerotic lesions

  • 13. 
    Heprin
    • A. 

      Inhibit the formation of vit K dependent coagulation factors

    • B. 

      Acts as a catalyst in the reaction between thrombin and thrombomodulin

    • C. 

      Inhibits platlets

    • D. 

      Acts as catalyst in the reaction between thrombin and antithrombin III

  • 14. 
    In inflammation, prostanoids:
    • A. 

      Are antipyretic

    • B. 

      Cause “redness” by dilatation of pre-capillary venules

    • C. 

      Directly stimulate C-fibres to cause pain

    • D. 

      Increase vascular permeability

  • 15. 
    In our understanding of the mechanisms underlying epilepsy:
    • A. 

      The most important inhibitory neurotransmitter is gamma amino butyric acid

    • B. 

      The most important inhibitory neurotransmitter is glycine

    • C. 

      The most important excitatory neurotransmitter is glutamate

    • D. 

      The most important excitatory neurotransmitter is acetylcholine

  • 16. 
    In the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, disease-modifying antirheumatoid drugs (DMARDs)
    • A. 

      Are second line drugs

    • B. 

      Are usually preferred to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    • C. 

      Are exemplified by the anti-malarial drug chloroquine

    • D. 

      All produce a beneficial effect within days

  • 17. 
    In the treatment  of multiple sclerosis:
    • A. 

      Acute attacks are usually treated using corticosteroids or ACTH

    • B. 

      Co-polymer activates anti-inflammatory T-cells

    • C. 

      Developement of neutralising antibodies limits activity of beta interferon 1b in up to 29% of patients after 2 years

    • D. 

      Fampridine acts as a calcium channel blocker

  • 18. 
    In tuberculosis
    • A. 

      Most cases arise from primary infection

    • B. 

      A focus of primary infection including calcified lesion and an ipsilateral

    • C. 

      Patients with Ghon compleax are always infectious

    • D. 

      Miliary TB is most likely in the severly immuno-compromised patients

  • 19. 
    Losartan is
    • A. 

      An ACE inhibitor

    • B. 

      An angiotensin 2 receptor antagonist

    • C. 

      A Beta adrenoceptor anatagonist (beta blocker)

    • D. 

      A calcium channel blocker

  • 20. 
    Mycostatin (Nystatin) would be perscribed for which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Acne vulgaris

    • B. 

      A fungal infection

    • C. 

      Pruritus

    • D. 

      A furuncle

  • 21. 
    Nifedipine can be used to lower systemic arterial hypertension because it blocks:
    • A. 

      Potassium channels

    • B. 

      Sodium channels

    • C. 

      Calcium channels

    • D. 

      Chloride channels

  • 22. 
    Noradrenaline can increase TPR by:
    • A. 

      Constricting veins

    • B. 

      Constricting arterioles

    • C. 

      Acting on the beta-adrenoceptors

    • D. 

      Acting on alpha-adrenoceptors

  • 23. 
    Oral formulation
    • A. 

      Are subject to first pass metabolism

    • B. 

      May have delayed absorption due to presence of food

    • C. 

      If acidic, are best absorbed from stomach

    • D. 

      Are more slowly absorbed than rectal formulation

  • 24. 
    Pharmacodynamics is the study of the:
    • A. 

      Toxic effects of drugs

    • B. 

      Absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs

    • C. 

      Mechanism of action of drugs

    • D. 

      Formation of drugs

  • 25. 
    Prazosin is a receptor anatagonist at the:
    • A. 

      M2 muscarinic receptor

    • B. 

      Alpha 1 adrenoceptor

    • C. 

      Beta 2 bradykinin receptor

    • D. 

      5-HT2a receptors