i31-pertussis is another name for :i
a- Cough
b- Diphtheria
c- Whooping cough
d- Scarlet fever

i32-in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis,antibiotic treatment must be continued for at least :i
a- 6 months
b- 4 months
c- 2 months
d- 1 month

i33-all of the following are prodrugs except :i
a- Sulindac
b- Diazepam
c- Enalapril
d- Sulfasalazine

i34-which route of drug administration is likely to subject a drug to first pass effect ?i
a- Intravenous
b- Inhalation
c- Oral
d- Sublingual

i35-which of the following statements is/are correct?i
a- Ketamine is used in the treatment of migraine
b- Acute systemic anaphylaxis should be treated immediately by IV injection of
c- Sulphonylureas are oral anticoagulants
d- None of the above

i36-verapamil exerts its effects through which of the following actions?i
a- Preventing entry of calcium channels through slow channels
b- Increasing sodium entry
c- Antagonizing the opening of the fast sodium channel
d- None of the above

i37-cardiac glycoside may be useful in treating all of the following except :i
a- Atrial flutter
b- Congestive heart failure
c- Ventricular tachycardia
d- Atrial fibrillation

i38-streptokinase is indicated for the treatment of :i
a- Impaired fat absorption
b- Pulmonary emboli
c- Tuberculosis
d- Psoriasis

i39-tretinoin is used therapeutically :i
a- As a urinary acidifier
b- As an antifungal agent
c- In the treatment of tuberculosis
d- In the treatment of acne

i40-a calcium channel blocker that is used parenterally for cardiac arrythmias is :i
a- Verapamil hcl
b- Nefedipine
c- Captopril
d- Minoxidil

i41-Wich of the following has not been used for the treatment of Parkinsonism ?i
a- Cogentin
b- Artane
c- Tofranil
d- Kemadrin

i42-The drug that is most likely to induce bronchospasm is :i
a- Pindolol
b- Pentoxyfylline
c- Omeprazole
d- Lisinopril

i43-The anti-inflammatory effect of aspirin is due to :i
a- An anticoagulant effect
b- Inhibition of the synthesis of prostaglandins
c- An antigen-antibody reaction
d- All of the above

i44-The most useful drug in the treatment of diabetes insipidus is :i
a- Glibenclamide
b- Insulin
c- Metoclopramide
d- Desmopressin acetate

i45-The tricyclic antidepressant Iimipramine (Tofranil) has been approved by FDA for use in :i
a- Parkinson's disease
b- Hypertension
c- Eneuresis
d- Peptic ulcer
e- None of the above

i46-Regular use of sublingual doses of Nitroglycerin is likely to result in :i
a- Hepatotoxicity
b- Nephrotoxicity
c- Peptic ulcer
d- Tolerance

i47-All of the following are beta blockers except :i
a- Metoprolol (Lopressor)i
b- Nadolol (Corgard)i
c- Enalapril (Renitec)i
d- Propranolol (Inderal)i

i48-Bisacodyl frequently can cause :i
a- Abdominal cramps
b- Constipation
c- Skin rashes
d- Dizziness

i49-An example of a pure opioid antagonist :i
a- Naloxone hcl (Narcan)i
b- Pentazocine (Sosegon)i
c- Nalbuphine(Nubain)i
d- Morphine

i50-Carbamazepine (tegretol) is used for treatment of :i
a- Eneuresis
b- Trigeminal neuralgia
c- Attention of defict disorder
d- Psoriasis

i51-Buspirone (Buspar) is classified pharmacologically as :i
a- Antidepressant
b- Anxiolytic agent
c- Narcotic analgesic
d- Hypnotic

i52-Dilitiazem is used primarily for its ability to produce :i
a- Cough depreaaion
b- Analgesia
c- Calcium channel blockade
d- Emesis

i53-Carbocysteine is an agent used clinically as :i
a- Laxative
b- Cough suppressant
c- Diagnostic agent
d- Mucolytic

i54-The following drugs may be given by sublingual route except :i
a- Digoxin
b- Nifedipine
c- Nitroglycerin
d- Isoprenaline

i55-Match the following antibiotics to the best description given below (a-d)i
a- Betalactam antibiotic active against pseudomonas
b- Pencillinase resistant betalactam
c- Contraindicated in children
d- Inhibits renal m etabolism

i1- Piperacillin
i2- Tetracycline
i3- Flucloxacillin
i4- Cilastin

i56-Disinfectants are expected to destroy or inhibit the growth of microbes which are in :i
a- The vegetative stage
b- The sporing stage
c- Both a and b
d- None of the above

i57-Which of the following is not a storage area for iron:i
a- Reticuloendothelial system
b- Kidney
c- Hepatocytes
d- Muscle

i58-Which of the following is a sulphonylurea antidiabetic drugs?i
a- Chlorpropamide
b- Bum etanide
c- Acetazolamide
d- Frusemide

i59-One drop has a volume of :i
a- 0.5 ml
b- 0.1 ml
c- 0.15 ml
d- Variable, depending on the liquid and the dropper

i60-Ketorolac is used in eye preparations as a/an :i
a- Anti-inflammatory
b- Antihistamine
c- Astringent
d- Corticosteroid

i61-Which of the following drugs is a vasodilator?i
a- Methyldopa
b- Mexitilline
c- Prazocin
d- Propranolol

i62-Which of the following drugs is not associated with haemolytic aneamia?i
a- Mefenamic acid
b- Methyldopa
c- Methadone
d- Methyl testosterone

i63-Which of the following Vitamins is essential in the formation of Prothrombin?i
a- Vitamin A
b- Vitamin B complex
c- Vitamin E
d- Vitamin K

i64-Which of the following is not used as an antitussive ?i
a- Noscapine
b- Pethidine
c- Codeine
d- Diphenhydramine

i65-Which of the following Local Anaesthetics is useful for topical administration only?i
a- Lidocaine
b- Bupivacaine
c- Benzocaine
d- Procaine

i66-The iron preparation given by the intravenous route is:i
a- Ferrous sulphate
b- Iron-dextran
c- Ferrous gluconate
d- Iron-sorbitol citric acid

i67-Carotenoids are precursors for which vitamin?i
a- Vitamine E
b- Vitamine D
c- Vitamine A
d- Vitamine K

i68-Which of the following is recommended for dyspepsia in pregnancy?i
a- Gaviscon
b- Pylorid
c- De-nol
d- Zantac

i69-Which of the following drug interactions is not used therapeutically?i
a- Epinephrine / Lidocaine
b- Probenicid / Penicillin
c- Pseudoephedrine / Salbutamol
d- Trimethoprim / Sulphamethoxazole

i70-The maximum daily dose of Glibenclamide is
a- 2.5 mg/day
b- 5 mg/day
c- 20 mg/day
d- 30 mg/day

i71-Which of the following is not used to treat psychosis?i

a- Aluoxetine
b- Haloperidol
c- Perphenazine
d- Resperidone
i72-A sympathomimetic often present in OTC appetite suppressant is:i
a- Ephedrine
b- Phenylephedrine
c- Phenylpropanolamine (PPA)i
d- Caffeine
i73-Opioids have the following uses except:i
a- Anti tussive
b- Anti-inflammatory
c- Analgesics
d- Pre anaestetics
i74-Levocabastine is a/an:i
a- Antihistamine
b- Anti microbial
c- Anti inflammatory
d- Corticosteroid

i75-Which of the following is not used as aprophylaxis for migraine?i
a- Pizotifin
b- Metoprolol
c- Prazocin
d- Propranolol

i76-The most common side effect of sublingual glyceryl trinitrate is:i
a- Nausea
b- Throbbing headache
c- Hypertension
d- Skin rash

i77-All of the following are common iodine deficiency symptoms except:i
a- Goitre
b- Intellectual disability
c- Growth retardation
d- Decreased early and late pregnancy miscarriage

i78-Which of the following insulins has the shortest duration of action?i
a- Isophane insulin
b- Soluble insulin
c- Insulin zinc suspension
d- Protamine zinc insulin

i79-Vasopressin (ADH) is used therapeutically for:i
a- Treatment of polyuria caused by hypercalceamia
b- Treatment of pituitary diabetes insipidus
c- Decrease chest pain in refractory unstable angina
d- Increasing uterine contractivity

i80-oral sympathomimetic decongestants should be avoided in patients who have:i
a- Asthma
b- Cough
c- Hypertension
d- Throat infections