Gastrointestinal Pharmacology Quiz

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Gastrointestinal pharmacology uses effective drugs to treat gastrointestinal infections. Here we present you the Gastrointestinal Pharmacology quiz to help you test your subject knowledge. As we continue to grow and study as a race, we continue to develop advancements in medicine and surgery that our ancestors would never have dreamed of. If you study pharmacology, for example, you'll know that there are various medications out there to treat almost every ailment you can think of. Let's see what treats illnesses in the gastrointestinal system, shall we? Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Phenothiazine- largest group used for nausea and vomiting it inhibits what?
    • A. 

      Serotonin

    • B. 

      H1 receptors

    • C. 

      Dopamine

    • D. 

      Histamine

    • E. 

      Acetycholine

  • 2. 
    Which drug should not be given to patients with glaucoma?
    • A. 

      Antihistamine

    • B. 

      Antiemitics

    • C. 

      Phenothiazine

    • D. 

      Anticholingeric

    • E. 

      Antiserotonergic

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are antiulcer drugs?
    • A. 

      Antacids

    • B. 

      H2-receptor antagonists

    • C. 

      Proton pump inhibitors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What blocks the H1 receptors and also have a dry mouth effect?
    • A. 

      Antihistamine

    • B. 

      Anticholingeric

    • C. 

      Phenothiazine

    • D. 

      Benzodiazephines

    • E. 

      Antiserotonergic

  • 5. 
    Which drug has the side effect of sedation, hypotension, extrapyramidal symptoms of parkinsonism, dry mouth, urinary retention, and constipation?
    • A. 

      Phenothiazine

    • B. 

      Anticholingeric

    • C. 

      Antihistamine

    • D. 

      Benzodiapzephine

    • E. 

      Antiserotonergic

  • 6. 
    A patient who has been suffering from persistent IBS-C is given a laxative that acts by stimulating guanylyl cyclase C to increase the secretion of chloride-rich fluid into the intestinal lumen. Which drug was this patient given?
    • A. 

      Alosetron

    • B. 

      Amitriptyline

    • C. 

      Loperamide

    • D. 

      Lubiprostone

    • E. 

      Mesalamine

  • 7. 
    Name 3 types of Antidiarrheal drugs
    • A. 

      Osmotic laxative, anticholinergics, stool softners

    • B. 

      Osmotic laxative, stimulants and contact laxatives, stool softners

    • C. 

      Opiates bulk forming laxatives, absorbents

    • D. 

      Lubricant, stool softners, opiates

    • E. 

      Opiates, absorbents, anticholinergics

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are In-Vitro screening methods?
    • A. 

      Gastrin Binding Assay

    • B. 

      Tiotidine Binding Assay

    • C. 

      ATP Inhibition Assay

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an In-vivo method
    • A. 

      Histamine Induced Gastric Ulcer

    • B. 

      Profuse hybrid Gastric Ulcer

    • C. 

      Gastric Binding Assay

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are causes of Ulcer
    • A. 

      Congenital hyperacidity

    • B. 

      Drugs such as aspirin and painkillers for rheumatism irritate and damage gastric mucosa

    • C. 

      Undesirable eating habits, irregular meals or overeating.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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