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231. During administration of NSAIDs in children, the most important of dose administration is______________?

A. Weight of the child
B. Age of child
C. Nature of the drug
D. Chronicity of pain

232. Complete drug elimination occurs after how many hours, if t½ is 4 hrs______________?

A. 12 hrs
B. 20 hrs
C. 25 hrs
D. 30 hrs

233. Immune mediated qualitative drug intolerance is called______________?

A. Super sensitivity
B. Idiosyncrasy
C. Hyper sensitivity
D. Hyper acidity

234. Following drug which undergo most of its metabolism presystemically______________?

A. Salbutamol
B. Verapamil
C. Propranolol
D. Paracetamol

235. I.V anesthesia is_________________?

A. Propofol
B. Sevoflurane
C. Flumazanil
D. Naloxane

236. Drug which crosses placental barrier is____________?

A. phenytoin
B. Diazepam
C. Corticosteroids
D. All of the above

237. What is the advantage of sublingual route of administration of drugs_____________?

A. prevents or bypasses first pass effects
B. Easy to administer
C. Lipid soluble
D. Can be spitted out with signs of toxicity

238. Elimination after 4 half lives in first order kinetics is____________?

A. 84%
B. 93%
C. 80.5%
D. 4.75%

239. Majority of drugs are transported across the membrane by____________?

A. Passive diffusion
B. Active transport
C. Facilitated trasnsport
D. Filtration

240. Which is a prodrug ?
A. Enalapril
B. clonidine
C. Salmeterol
D. Acetazolamide