Passing This Quiz Is Equal To Becoming A Pharmacologist

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Passing This Quiz Is Equal To Becoming A Pharmacologist

Pharmacology is a branch of medicine and pharmaceutical sciences concerned with drug or medication action, where a drug may be defined as any artificial, natural, or endogenous molecule which exerts a biochemical or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism. Passing this quiz is equal to becoming a Pharmacologist!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a major downside of 1st gen H1RA medications
    • A. 

      CNS depression

    • B. 

      Decrecrease in allergic rhinitis

    • C. 

      Helps with motion sickness

    • D. 

      Decreases uticaria

  • 2. 
    What are the 3 indications for H1RA
    • A. 

      Allergic rhinitis

    • B. 

      Motion sickness

    • C. 

      Insomina

    • D. 

      Conjunctivitis

    • E. 

      Uticaria

    • F. 

      Gastrointestinal disturbance 

    • G. 

      Narcolepsy

  • 3. 
    Which of the following antihistamines are more commonly taken 
    • A. 

      2nd gen H1RA

    • B. 

      1st gen H1RA

    • C. 

      1st gen H2RA

    • D. 

      2nd gen H2RA

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the drug of choice in treating anaphylaxis 
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Norepinephrine

    • C. 

      Diphenhydramine

    • D. 

      Loratidine

    • E. 

      Dimenhydrinate 

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are most effective in treating motion sickness (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Dimenhydrinate

    • B. 

      Diphenhydramine

    • C. 

      Meclizine

    • D. 

      Epinephrine

    • E. 

      Chlorpheniramine

  • 6. 
    Scopolamine is a(n) ______________________ agent
    • A. 

      Anticholinergic

    • B. 

      Antihistamine

    • C. 

      Antichemotic

    • D. 

      Antiinsomnia

    • E. 

      Cholinergic 

  • 7. 
    True or false? scopolamine is an antihistamine effective in the prophylactic treatment of motion sickness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A sleep aid falls under the category of 
    • A. 

      Somnifacients

    • B. 

      Anhithistamines

    • C. 

      Anticholinergics

    • D. 

      Mast cell stabilizers

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of diphenhydramine that allows it to gain access to the CNS
    • A. 

      Lack of polarity

    • B. 

      High polarity

    • C. 

      High hydrophilicity

    • D. 

      High lipophilicity

    • E. 

      Low hydrophilicity

    • F. 

      Low lipophilicity 

  • 10. 
    Which 2 of the following 1st gen H1RA are most effective at preventing motion sickness
    • A. 

      Dimenhydrinate

    • B. 

      Meclizine

    • C. 

      Diphenhydramine

    • D. 

      Chlorpheniramine

    • E. 

      Cyproheptadine

    • F. 

      Clemastine

    • G. 

      Dexchlorpheniramine

  • 11. 
    What is the difference between Benadryl advertised as a somnifacient compared to Benadryl advertised as an antihistamine
    • A. 

      Somnifacient benadryl contains a higher dose of diphenhydramine (50mg instead of 25mg) 

    • B. 

      Somnifacient Benadryl contains a lower dose of diphenhydramine (25mg instead of 50mg) 

    • C. 

      Somnifacient Benadryl contains a higher dose of meclizine (50mg instead of 25mg) 

    • D. 

      Somnifacient Benadryl contains a lower dose of meclizine (25mg instead of 50mg)

  • 12. 
    The less drowsy formula of Dramamine uses which of the following antihistamines
    • A. 

      Meclizine

    • B. 

      Dimenhydrinate

    • C. 

      Diphenhydramine

    • D. 

      Chlorpheniramine

  • 13. 
    In the antihistamine formulation Chlor-trimeton allergy + D, which of the following agents does the D stand for 
    • A. 

      Pseudoephedrine

    • B. 

      Diphendramine

    • C. 

      Dimenhydrinate

    • D. 

      Ephedrine

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are non-sedating 2nd gen H1RAs (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Loratadine

    • B. 

      Desloratadine

    • C. 

      Fexofenadine

    • D. 

      Cetirizine

    • E. 

      Levocetirizine

  • 15. 
    Levocetirizine is the ______ - enantiomer of ceterizine
    • A. 

      R

    • B. 

      L

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      D

  • 16. 
    Which of the following 2nd gen H1RAs are not used for the treatment of conjunctivitis (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Desloratadine

    • B. 

      Fexofenadine

    • C. 

      Levocetirizine

    • D. 

      Cetirizine

    • E. 

      Loratadine

  • 17. 
    Pseudoephedrine fall under which of the following pharmacologic category(s) (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Alpha-agonist

    • B. 

      Beta-agonist

    • C. 

      Antihistamine

    • D. 

      Antimuscarinic 

    • E. 

      Alpha-antagonist

    • F. 

      Beta-antagonist

  • 18. 
    Which of the following patient should you use caution when prescribing medications with pseudoephedrine (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Jim - hypertension

    • B. 

      Jon - ischemic heart disease

    • C. 

      Bob - benign prostatic hyperplasia

    • D. 

      Betty - genitourinary obstruction

    • E. 

      Karen - hypercholesterolemia

    • F. 

      Jacob - diabetes

    • G. 

      Jimmy - severe uncontrolled hypertension 

  • 19. 
    Which of the following receptors do 1st gen H1RAs block (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Muscarinic cholinergic

    • B. 

      Alpha-adrenergic

    • C. 

      Seratonin

    • D. 

      Histamine

    • E. 

      Antigen

    • F. 

      Beta-adrenergic

    • G. 

      Gamma- adrenergic

  • 20. 
    Why should you use caution when prescribing a 1st gen H1RA to a patient with OHTN or Angle-Closure Glaucoma
    • A. 

      H1RAs can produce mydriasis

    • B. 

      H1RAs can produce mydriasis

    • C. 

      H1RAs can increase aqueous production

    • D. 

      H1RAs can decrease aqueous production 

  • 21. 
    Which 2 of the types of hypersensitivity reactions play a significant role in the pathophysiology of allergic eye disease
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Type III

    • D. 

      Type IV

    • E. 

      Type V

  • 22. 
    Where are H1 receptors located (select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle of the lungs

    • C. 

      CNS

    • D. 

      Mucous membranes

    • E. 

      Ocular blood vessels

    • F. 

      GI tract

    • G. 

      Systemic vasculature 

    • H. 

      Mast cells

    • I. 

      WBCs

  • 23. 
    After sensitization, the symptoms of a type IV hypersensitivity reaction peak
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      24 hours 

    • C. 

      48-72 hours 

    • D. 

      72 hours 

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are potentially vision-threatening if left unchecked  
    • A. 

      Perennial allergic conjunctivitis

    • B. 

      Atopic ketaconjunctivitis

    • C. 

      Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

    • D. 

      Contact lens relate papillary conjunctivitis

    • E. 

      Contact eyelid dermatitis or eyelid eczema

    • F. 

      Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is thought to be caused by hereditary factors 
    • A. 

      Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis 

    • B. 

      Perennial allergic conjunctivitis 

    • C. 

      Atopic keratoconjunctivitis

    • D. 

      Vernal keratoconjunctivitis

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