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31. All of the following decrease skeletal muscle tone by CNS effects except____________?

A. D-tubocurarin
B. Diazepam
C. Beclofen
D. Mephensin

32. Amitryptyline is a____________?

A. Antibiotic
B. Sedative
C. Tricyclic antidepressant
D. Diuretic

33. Thiopentone action is terminated by______________?

A. Excretion
B. Metabolism
C. Redistribution
D. Recycling

34. Phenothiazines are used to____________?

A. Produce muscle relaxation
B. Alter psychotic behaviour
C. Suppress coughing
D. Produce analgesia

35. Drug that does not cause sedation________________?

A. Buspirone
B. Nitrazepam
C. Zopiclone
D. Diazepam

36. Drug which is used to control status epilepticus is______________?

A. Diazepam
B. Sodium nitroprusside
C. Glyceryl trinitrite
D. Pheno barbital

37. Prolonged use of aspirin leads to______________?

A. peptic ulcer
B. Bleeding defects
C. Carcinoma
D. A & B

38. Aspirin causes___________?

A. Agranulocytosis
B. Hemolytic anemia
C. Aplastic anemia
D. Hypoprothrombinemia

39. Clotting time is most like to be prolonged by the administration of____________?

A. Vitamin K
B. Barbiturates
C. Acetominophen
D. Acetyl salicylic acid

40. Aspirin is used in treatment of Myocardial Infarction___________?

A. It inhibits thromboxanes
B. It stimulates Prostacyclins
C. It is a vasodilator
D. Ithelps in reducing inflammatory aggregate