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141. ovidone iodine is the choice of mouthrinse in cases associated AIDS because______________?

A. It is a topical antimicrobial
B. It is a topical anesthestic
C. Its ability to aid in blood coagulation
D. All of the above

142. Which of the following drugs cannot reduce the salivary secretions ?

A. Amitriptyline
B. Disopyrmide
C. Atenolol
D. Neostigmine

143. Which of the following is not true for histamine ?

A. Causes arteriolar dialation
B. causes bronchodialtion
C. Causes pain when injected subcutaneously
D. Is released following injury and in certain allergic responses

144. Dermatologic manifestation of drug allergy are managed by_____________?

A. Lorazepam
B. Pirenzepine
C. Ranitidine
D. Chlorpheniramine

145. A patient on digoxin should not be given quindine because______________?

A. Displaces digoxine from its tissue binding sites
B. Displaces digoxin from its protein binding sites
C. Decrease the renal clearance of digoxin
D. Decreases the plasma potassium level

146. A side effect of an antithyroid drug is______________?

A. Hypothyroidism
B. Obesity
C. Hypotension
D. Tremors

147. All of the following are true except____________?

A. A special application of dantrolene is used to treat malignant hyperthermia
B. Interferons have a role in immunology of cancer
C. Thalidomide is used for the treatment of leprosy
D. Allopurinol is a derivative of 8-mercaptopurine

148. Teratogenicity is_______________?

A. Carcinoma forming tendency
B. Fetal malformation
C. Intolerance to a drug
D. Drug dependence

149. Which of the following is not a potassium sparing diuretic______________?

A. Spironolactone
B. Bumetainde
C. Triamtrence
D. Amelioride

150. Gastric secretion has been shown to be most effectively reduced with the use of___________?

A. H1 histamine receptor antagonist
B. H2 histamine receptor antagonist
C. Adrenal steroids
D. Anticholinergic