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101. Which of the following anti-epileptic agents causes the reversible side-effect of gingival hyperplasia ?

A. Ethosuximide
B. Phenobarbitone
C. Sodium valporate
D. None of the above

102. Amyl nitrate is most commonly administered _________________?

A. Intravenously
B. By inhatation
C. Sub lingually
D. Orally

103. Which of the following is a nonsteroldad anti inflammatory agent with a tendency to produce blood dyscriasis ?

A. Indomathecin (indocin)
B. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
C. Ketoroloc
D. Aceteminophen

104. Which of the following is an irreversible side enact resulting from long term administration of phenothiazline antipsychotics__________________?

A. Infertility
B. Parkinsonism
C. Tardive dyskinesia
D. B & C

105. Which of the following can be given safely to a patient of congestive heart failure________________?

A. Aspirin
B. Paracetamol
C. Diclofenac sodium
D. Ibuprofen

106. Which of the following is not a contraindication in the therapy with opioids_____________?

A. Use in head injury patient
B. use in impaired pulmonary function
C. Use of agonist with mixed agonist-antagonist
D. Use in severe constant pain

107. Morphine is contraindicated in all of the following except_______________?

A. Pulmonary oedema
B. Emphysema
C. Bronchial asthma
D. Head injury

108. Which of the following drugs is least efficacious in the treatment of cemporal lobe epilepsy ?

A. Phenobarbitone
B. Phenytoin sodium
C. Primidone
D. Carbamazepine

109. Not true about penicillin G is______________?

A. Destroyed by gastric acid
B. Very active against sensitive gram positive cocci
C. Used for treatment of meningococcal meningitis
D. More concentrated in prostatic secretions and intraocular fluids

110. A child has phocomelia, this impliments his mother had taken which of the following medication during pregnancy______________?

A. Tetracycline
B. Thalidomide
C. Warfarin
D. Chloroquine