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121. In cirrhoses patients, dose reduction is needed for all the following drugs except_____________?

A. Lorazepam
B. Theophylline
C. Paracetamol
D. Metronidazole

122. Which statement is true about carbamazepine ?

A. Used in trigeminal neuralgia
B. Carbamazepine is an enzyme inhibitor
C. Can cause megaloblastic anemia
D. It is the drug of choice for status epilepticus

123. Agents used by local application to control bleeding include all of the following except____________?

A. Trannic acid
B. Gelatin foam
C. Adrenaline
D. Vitamin-K

124. The following statements about verapamil are true except_____________?

A. It does not produce reflex tachycardia
B. It is less potent as a coronary vasodilator
C. It is contraindicated in patients with supraventicular tachycardia
D. It can cause constipation

125. Which of the following is true for carbonic anhydrase inhibitor ?

A. It causes excertion of Na & Cl
B. It is used as an adjunct in epilepsy
C. It is very potent
D. It causes metabolic alkalosis

126. The most common type of epilepsy in children is________________?

A. Grand mal epilepsy
B. Infantile spasm
C. Petit mal
D. None of the above

127. The most common cause of antibiotic – related diarrhea is____________?

A. H.pylori
B. C.difficile
C. K.pneumoniae
D. Shigella

128. Blood spills in hospitals are cleaned by_______________?

A. Absolute alchohol
B. Quaternary ammonium compound
C. Sodium hypochlorite
D. Iodine compound

129. Mention the drug causing gynecomastia hirsuitism, menstrual disturbance on long-term use______________?

A. Hydrochlorthiazide
B. Amiloride
C. Spironolactone
D. Acetazolamide

130. H antagonists are effective in the therapy of all the following except______________?

A. Common cold
B. Systemic anaphylaxis
C. Motion sickness
D. Parkinsonism