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Pharmacology Interview Questions

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Pharmacology is the branch of medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (from within body) molecule which exerts a biochemical and/or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism (sometimes the word pharmacon is used as a term to encompass these endogenous and exogenous bioactive species). More specifically, it is the study of the interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical function. If substances have medicinal properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals.

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Indicate the main claim for an ideal hypnotic agent:

Rapid onset and sufficient duration of action
Minor effects on sleep patterns
Minimal ?hangover? effects
All of the above
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An agent used in Prinzmetal angina has spasmolytic action which increases coronary blood supply is

Isosorbide mononitrate
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A drug which has antipyretic, anti-inflammatroy and antiplatelet activity is

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Which of the following barbiturates is an ultra-short-acting drug?

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Pindolol, oxprenolol have all of the following properties EXCEPT:

They are nonselective beta antagonists
They have no partial agonist activity
They are less likely to cause bradycardia and abnormalities in plasma lipids
They are effective in hypertension and angina
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Imidazopyridines are a kind of :

Partial agonists at brain 5-TH1A receptors
Selective agonists of the BZ1 (omega1) subtype of BZ receptors
Competitive antagonists of BZ receptors
Nonselective agonists of both BZ1 and BZ2 receptor subtypes
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Which of the following ACE inhibitor has highest bioavailability

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Characteristics of salmeterol include all of the following EXCEPT:

It is a potent selective beta2 agonist
It causes uterine relaxation
It stimulates heart rate, contractility and cardiac output
It is used in the therapy of asthma
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Characteristics of methoxamine include all of the following EXCEPT:

It is a direct-acting alfa1-receptor agonist
It increases heart rate, contractility and cardiac output
It causes reflex bradycardia
It increases total peripheral resistance
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DOC for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is:

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Which of the following agents is an alfa1-selective agonist?

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Indicate the hypnotic benzodiazepine, which has the shortest elimination half-life:

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which of the following antitubercular drug developes ressistance faster

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Although the benzodiazepines continue to be the agents of choice for insomnia, they have:

The possibility of psychological and physiological dependence
Synergistic depression of CNS with other drugs (especially alcohol)
Residual drowsiness and daytime sedation
All of the above
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Characteristics of carvedilol include all of the following EXCEPT:

It is a beta1-selective antagonist
It has both alfa1-selective and beta-blocking effects
It attenuates oxygen free radical-initiated lipid peroxidation
It inhibits vascular smooth muscle mitogenesis
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Propranolol is used in the treatment all of the following diseases EXCEPT:

Cardiovascular diseases
Migraine headache
Bronchial asthma
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Which of the following statements is not correct?

There are at least three subtypes of alfa1 receptors, designated alfa1a, alfa1b and alfa1d
ALFA1a subtype mediates prostate smooth muscle contraction
ALFA1b subtype mediates vascular smooth muscle contraction
ALFA1a subtype mediates both vascular and prostate smooth muscle contraction
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Antidote of Digoxin

Fab fragment
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Which of the following factors can influence the biodisposition of hypnotic agents?

Alterations in the hepatic function resulting from a disease
Old age
Drug-induced increases or decreases in microsomal enzyme activities
All of the above
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Which of the following agents is an alfa2-selective agonist with ability to promote constriction of the nasal mucosa?

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