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Pharmacology MCQ Bank 12

Created: 15/7/2004
16. Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors:

a) cause an alkaline urine to be produced
b) cause a metabolic acidosis
c) are more effective when given continuously than when given intermittently
d) may lead to the formation of renal calculi
e) cause the intraocular pressure to rise

17. Osmotic diuretics:

a) are only effective if completely reabsorbed from the renal tubule
b) reduce intracranial pressure primarily by inducing a diuresis
c) produce a urine flow limited by glomerular filtration rate
d) can lead to pulmonary oedema if renal function is impaired
e) have a molecular weight of between 40,000 and 65,000 daltons

18. The following are ethers:

a) sevoflurane
b) halothane
c) desflurane
d) trichlorethylene
e) enflurane

19. Warfarin:

a) has a rapid onset of action
b) is readily excreted in the urine
c) is antagonised by salicylates
d) is potentiated by metronidazole
e) is antagonised by barbiturates

20. Salbutamol:

a) is a beta-1 selective adrenoreceptor agonist
b) acts on the lung only when given by the inhalational route
c) reduces the forced expiratory volume in asthmatics
d) produces vasodilatation in skeletal muscle
e) can produce hypokalaemia



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