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151. Which of the following can cause seizure ?

A. Tramadol
B. Isoniazid
C. Levocetrizine
D. Tacrolimus

152. Toxic optic neuropathy can be caused by all of the following EXCEPT_______________?

A. Ethambutol
B. Ethylene glycol
C. Ciprofloxacin
D. Tetracycline

153. Toxic optic neuropathy can be caused by all of the following EXCEPT____________?

A. Ethambutol
B. Ethylene glycol
C. Ciprofloxacin
D. Tetracycline

154. Untrue about vitamin D is_______________?

A. UV light helps in formation
B. Increased parathyroid hormone secretion is seen in renal failure
C. Hydroxylation of 25-hydroxycholecalcitenol occurs in kidney
D. 25-hydroxycholecalciferol is used in treatment of renal failure

155. Progestin compound that does not alter lipid profile is______________?

A. Medroxyprogesterone
B. Norethindrone
C. Gestodene
D. Levonorgestrel

156. Drug injury may be caused by therapeutic drugs or______________?

A. Carcinogens
B. Allergens
C. Nontherapeutic agents
D. All of the above

157. Imatinib acts on______________?

A. Alpha TNF receptors
B. IL-2 receptors
C. Tyrosin Kinase receptors
D. Inhibits Phosphodiesterase

158. Which of the following is used in the prophylaxis of migraine ?

A. Carbamazepine
B. Topiramate
C. Ethosuxamide
D. Phenobarbitone

159. Which of the following is NOT a systemic effect of corticosteroid ?

A. Increase in IL-1
B. Increase in total amount of circulatory neutrophils
C. Anti-inflammatory effect is increased
D. Inhibit phospholipase A2

160. Sildenafil is inhibitor of_______________?

A. cAMP
B. cGMP
C. PDE-5
D. PGI2

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