Practice Exam For Pharmacology

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Practice Exam For Pharmacology

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The sedative effects of traditional astihistamines is greatly increased when combined with which of the following?
    • A. 

      Antibiotics

    • B. 

      Antacids

    • C. 

      Central nervous system

    • D. 

      Foods containing tyramine

  • 2. 
    Anticholinergic side effects on antithistamines include?
    • A. 

      Dry mouth and nose

    • B. 

      Urinary frequency

    • C. 

      Insomnia

    • D. 

      Anorexia

  • 3. 
    In addition to antiallegy symptoms, trimethobenzmide ( Tigan) is an antistamine that is often used to control?
    • A. 

      Insomnia

    • B. 

      Anorexia

    • C. 

      Nausea

    • D. 

      Anxiety

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Receiving injections of drugs that enhance the immune system

    • B. 

      Having plasma to eliminate antigens from the blood

    • C. 

      Recieving repeated introduction of small amounts of allergen

    • D. 

      Receiving vaccines to prevent allergic reactions

  • 5. 
    Side effects of antihistamines can be dangerous in which of the following situations?
    • A. 

      In combinations with central nervous systems depressants like alcohol or sedatives

    • B. 

      In the presence of chronic diseases like diabetes or hypothyroidism

    • C. 

      Last trimester of prgnancy

    • D. 

      Concomitant therapy with anibiotics

  • 6. 
    In adition to treating allergies, trimethobenzamide (Tigan) is also useful in treating which of the following?
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Syncope

  • 7. 
    Long-acting antihistamines are useful in treating which of the following?
    • A. 

      Anaphylaxis

    • B. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • C. 

      Seasonal allergic rhinitis

    • D. 

      Urticaria

  • 8. 
    Which of the following antihistamines is useful in treating motion sickness?
    • A. 

      Dimenthdrinate (Dramamine)

    • B. 

      Chlorpheniramine (ChlorTrimeton)

    • C. 

      Loratadine (Claritin)

    • D. 

      Azelastine (Astelin)

  • 9. 
    Expectorants work by
    • A. 

      Making the mucus thinner and promoting its expulsion

    • B. 

      Suppressing cough

    • C. 

      Suppressing respirations

    • D. 

      Killing the bacteria that cause mucus productions

  • 10. 
    In patients with severe, chronic respiratory conditions, respiration is stimulated by
    • A. 

      Increasing the flow rate of nasal oxygen

    • B. 

      High blood carbon dioxide levels

    • C. 

      High blood oxygen levels

    • D. 

      Inflammation