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181. A patient is talking terfenadine for cold and comes for tooth extraction. What tablet you have given which makes him suffer from cardiac arrhythmia______________?

A. Erythromycin
B. Doxycycline
C. Penicillin
D. Streptomycin

182. Xerostomia is treated with_____________?

A. Neostigmine
B. Ephedrine
C. Scopalamine
D. Atropine

183. Action of tannic acid is_______________?

A. Blood coagulant
B. Astrigent
C. Styptic
D. All of the following

184. All of the following drugs cause dryness of mouth except_______________?

A. Atropine
B. Chlorpheniramine
C. Imipramine
D. Neostigmine

185. Adrenaline can be given in all of the following situations except_______________?

A. Asthma
B. Myocardial infarction
C. Shock
D. Anaphylaxis

186. Which of the following drug is given for treating hypertensive crisis_______________?

A. NIfedipine
B. Isosobide dinitrate
C. Verapamil
D. Digoxin

187. The choice of treatment in anaphylactic shock is_______________?

A. Corticosteroids
B. Adrenaline
C. Glucose 1.V
D. Saline 1.V

188. The antiseptic recommended for application in oral mucosa is_____________?

A. Hydrogen peroxide
B. Mebromine
C. Iodine
D. None of the above

189. When given together, the ability of two drugs to produce a response greater than either administered alone is termed as_____________?

A. Cumulation
B. Induction
C. Synergism
D. Antagonism

190. The drug which has an affinity for a receptor site and produces the intrinsic activity of the receptor cell or enzyme system is known as____________?

A. An agonist
B. A non competitive antagonist
C. A physiologic antagonist
D. A competitive antagonist