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Pharmcology Quiz - 4
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1). The drug used in acetaminophen overdose is:

A. Physostigmine

B. Flumazenil

C. Acetyl salicylic acid

D. Acetylcysteine

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2). The drug used as an antodote of anticholinergic poisoning is:

A. Atropine

B. Pyridoxine

C. Physostigmine

D. Deferoxamine

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3). Protamine sulfate is administerd in overdose of:

A. Warfarin

B. Heparin

C. Anticholinergica

D. Insulin

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4). Severe lead poisoning is treated with:

A. Succimer

B. Naloxone

C. Pyridoxine

D. Atropine

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5). Vitamin K1 is administerd as an antidote for poisoning with:

A. Heparin

B. Warfarin

C. Diphenoxalate

D. Aminocaproic acid

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6). Adult dose of naloxone in opioid posoning is:

A. IM 1 g q8h PRN

B. IV 50–150 mcg/kg

C. PO 140 mg/kg

D. IV 0.4–2 mg PRN

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7. Overdose of Benzodiazepines is treated wtih:

A. Flumazenil

B. N-Acetylcysteine

C. Physostigmine

D. Protamine

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8). Deferoxamine is administered in overdose of:

A. Iron

B. Calcium gluconate

C. Digoxin

D. Beta blockers

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9). Digibind is used as an antidote for poisoning due to:

A. Cholinergics

B. Atropine

C. Benzodiazepines

D. Digoxin

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10). Isoniazid (INH) toxicity is treated with:

A. Pyridoxine

B. Atropine

C. Diphenhydramine

D. Aminocaproic acid

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11). Lithum toxicity happens at serum lithium level of:

A. 0.8 mEq/L

B. >2 mEq/L

C. 0.6 mEq/L

D. >0.1 mEq/L

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12). A therapeutic agent which is some times called the universal antidote:

A. Protamine sulphate

B. Glucose

C. Activated charcoal

D. Physostigmine

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13). Idiosyncrasy refers to:

A. a fever associated with administration of a medication.

B. the ability of a substance to cause abnormal fetal development when taken by pregnant women.

C. the ability of a substance to cause cancer.

D. an unexpected reaction to a drug that occurs the first time it is given.

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14). Drug-induced movement disorders may be treated with:

A. benzatropine

B. calcium gluconate

C. atropine

D. acetylcysteine

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15). Penicillamine is administered as an antidote for poisoning with:

A. opioids

B. antimuscarinic drugs

C. carbon monoxide

D. copper, gold, lead and mercury

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1. D 2. C 3. B 4. A 5. B
6. D 7. A 8. A 9. D 10. A
11. B 12. C 13. D 14. A 15. D
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