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91. Benzodiazepine antagonist is________________?

A. Flumazenil
B. Furazolidone
C. Naloxone
D. Naltrexone

92. Which one of the following is NOT an ergot alkaloids_____________?

A. Bromocriptine
B. Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
C. Ketanserin
D. Methysergide

93. BEnzodiazepines are true in___________________?

A. Produce distortion in sleep more than other sedatives
B. More safe than other sedatives when take in larger amounts
C. After metabolism of other drugs in liver
D. All have metabolically active substrates

94. Which of the following is true about parasympathetic nervous system ?

A. Ach is transmitter at both pre & post synaptic junction
B. It causes dilatation of skeletal muscles
C. Post ganglionic fibres are longer than pre ganglionic fibres
D. Noradrenalin is the neurotransmitter at post ganglionic junction

95. Drugs like barbiturates precipitate symptoms of prophyria because______________?

A. They depress ALA synthase
B. They inhibit ALA synthase
C. They induce heme oxygenase
D. They inhibit heme oxygenase

96. The statement Not true of Selective Cox – 2 inhibitor is________________?

A. The analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects identical to that of Non-selective NSAID
B. They do not offer the cardio protective effect
C. Safe in patients with renal insufficiency
D. Fewer incidence of gastrointestinal side effect

97. Which one of the following muscle relaxant has the maximum duration of action ?

A. Atracurium
B. Vecuronium
C. Rocuronium
D. Doxacurium

98. All are symptoms of opiate withdrawls except______________?

A. Diarrhea
B. Lacrimation
C. Mydriasis
D. Excessive speech

99. Buprenorphine acts by following mechanism________________?

A. Mu receptor antagonist
B. Kappa receptor antagonist
C. Mu receptor partial agnoist
D. Kappa receptor partial agonist

100. typical Antipsychotic are all except______________?

A. Olanzepine
B. Clozapine
C. Risperidone
D. Thioridazone