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Question 1.
Question :
Which of the following diabetic agents works by delaying the digestion of ingested carbohydrates, resulting in a smaller rise in blood glucose following a meal?

 
Student Answer:

 Acarbose (Precose®)

 


 Pioglitazone (Actos®)

 


 Metformin (Glucophage®)

 


 Sufonylureas (Glipizide, glyburide)


Question 2.
Question :
First-line therapy for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is:

 
Student Answer:

 Stimulants (Ritalin®, Dexedrine®, Concerta®...)

 


 Tricyclic antidepressants (desipramine, imipramine)

 


 Clonidine (Catapress®)

 


 Antipsychotics

 


 SSRIs (Prozac®, Paxil®, Zoloft®)


Question 3.
Question :
Which of the following anticonvulsants can you potentially see large increases in serum drug concentrations with small increases in dose because of enzyme saturation?

 
Student Answer:

 Carbamazepine (Tegretol®)

 


 Phenobarbital

 


 Phenytoin (Dilantin®)

 


 Gabapentin (Neurontin®)


Question 4.
Question :
The medication with the longest half-life and duration of effect for the treatment of erectile dysfunction would be:

 
Student Answer:

 Sidenafil

 


 Cialis

 


 Levitra

 


 Caverject


Question 5.
Question :
Osteoporosis affects twice as many men as it does women.

 
Student Answer:

 True

 


 False


Question 6.
Question :
Contraindications for the use of Fosamax include all of the following:

 
Student Answer:

 Hypocalcaemia

 


 Renal insufficiency

 


 Patients unable to stand or sit upright for 30-60 minutes

 


 All of the above

Question 7.
Question :
All of the medications below can be used in the prevention of gout EXCEPT:

 
Student Answer:

 Colchicine

 


 Probenecid (Benemid®)

 


 Allopurinol (Zyloprim®)

 


 None of the above, they can all be used in the prevention of gout


Question 8.
Question :
Rational therapy for an uncomplicated, community-acquired UTI could include all of the following EXCEPT:

 
Student Answer:

 Tetracyclines

 


 Oral cephalosporin (Keflex®)

 


 Aminopenicillin (amoxicillin, ampicillin)

 


 Sulfonamide (Bactrim® or Septra®)

 


 Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid®, Macrodantin®)


Question 9.
Question :
Which natural remedy is used for aches and pains associated with osteoarthritis?

 
Student Answer:

 DHEA

 


 Melatonin

 


 Glucosamine

 


 Coenzyme Q10


Question 10.
Question :
Cisipride (Propulsid®) is a prokinetic agent used for the treatment of GERD. What has limited its use?

 
Student Answer:

 Potential for severe, life-threatening drug interactions

 


 Intolerable side effects

 


 Lack of effectiveness in relieving symptoms of GERD

 


 All of the above


Question 11.
Question :
The most common menopause symptoms that women experience include: headaches, heart palpitations, redness and muscle weakness.

 
Student Answer:

 True

 


 False


Question 12.
Question :
Which of the following pregnancy categories would represent the safest option for a woman?

 
Student Answer:

 X

 


 A

 


 B

 


 D

Question 13.
Question :
All of the following statements are true about geriatric prescribing EXCEPT:

 
Student Answer:

 Drugs eliminated by the kidney have higher plasma levels for equivalent dosing.

 


 Drugs eliminated by the kidney have less likelihood of toxicity.

 


 Drugs eliminated by the kidney require lower dosing to provide therapeutic effect.

 


 Drugs eliminated by the kidney include atenolol, lithium and digoxin.


Question 14.
Question :
Appropriate therapy for a patient with stage I (mild) COPD would include:

 
Student Answer:

 Beta-agonist therapy as needed

 


 Scheduled beta-agonist therapy

 


 Beta agonist therapy plus inhaled corticosteroids

 


 Oral corticosteroid therapy


 

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Question 1. Question : Which of the following diabetic agents works by delaying the digestion of ingested carbohydrates, resulting in a smaller rise in blood glucose following a meal?   Student Answer:  Acarbose (Precose®)    Pioglitazone (Actos®)    Metformin (Glucophage®)    Sufonylureas (Glipizide, glyburide) Question 2. Question : First-line therapy for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is:   Student Answer:  Stimulants (Ritalin®, Dexedrine®, Concerta®...)    Tricyclic antidepressants (desipramine, imipramine)    Clonidine (Catapress®)    Antipsychotics    SSRIs (Prozac®, Paxil®, Zoloft®) Question 3. Question : Which of the following anticonvulsants can you potentially see large increases in serum drug concentrations with small increases in dose because of enzyme saturation?   Student Answer:  Carbamazepine (Tegretol®)    Phenobarbital    Phenytoin (Dilantin®)    Gabapenti...
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