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Sample Questions

Here is a sample list of our questions.  Our format consists of 9 quizzes followed by a score and detailed explanation Which of the following drugs bind to AAG (α1-acid glycoprotein)? A.  AlfenatnilB.  BupivicaineC.  FentanylD.  LidocaineE. All of the above To provide pain relief...
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Barbiturates Classification Long acting Phenobarbitone Short acting ButobarbitonePentobarbitone Ultra short acting ThiopentoneMethohexitone  Pharmacological action​Barbiturates are general depressants for all excitatory cells, the CNS is most sensitive where effects is almost global, but certain areas are more susceptible. 1. CNS Produce dosed dependant...
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Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs

Antiarrythmic drugs The drugs used for arrhythmias fall into five major groups or classes:- 1.       Group 1 Membrane stabilizing agentsSodium channel blockers       i.      Group1A- Quinidine, Procainamide, Disopyramide       ii.      Group1B-lidocaine, Mexiletine       iii.     ...
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Diuretics Classification 1.       High efficacy diuretics (inhibitor of Na+-K+-2Cl-  cotransport) Sulphamoyl derivatives: Furosemide, bumetanide, torasemide 2.       Medium efficacy diuretics (inhibitors of Na+-Cl-  symport)             Benzothiadiazines (thiazides)                      ...
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