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51. Aspirin acts on which part of brain ?

A. Substantia gelatinosa
B. Limbic system
C. Medulla
D. Cortex

52. NSAID’s have adverse effect on________________?

A. Bone
B. Kidney
C. Liver
D. Stomach

53. Which of the following drug is used to counter act the gastric irritation produced by administration of NSAID_______________?

A. Roxatidine
B. Pirenzipine
C. Betaxolol
D. Misoprostol

54. Prolonged use of aspirin causes_______________?

A. Hypoprothrombinemia
B. Hyperprothrombinemia
C. Hyprphosphatasia
D. Hypercalcemia

55. Salicylate overdose in children causes_______________?

A. Crystalluria
B. Rye’s syndrome
C. Kernicterus
D. None of the above

56. A patient on 300 mg of aspirin will show all the following except________________?

A. Irreversible inhibition of cyclooxygenase path way
B. Prolonged bleeding time
C. Inhibition of thromboxane TXA2
D. Inhibition of prostaglandin PGI2

57. Which of the following anti inflammatory drug is a COX-2 inhibitor_____________?

A. Aspirin
B. Ketoprofen
C. Rofecoxib
D. Sulidec

58. Pregnant patient can be safely given______________?

A. Tetracycline
B. Paracetamol
C. Metronidazole
D. Barbiturates

59. Aspirin is contraindicated in_______________?

B. Angina
C. Peptic ulcer
D. Hypertension

60. Less gastrointestinal bleed is seen in the following NSAID_______________?

A. Meloxicam
B. Naproxen
C. C0X2 specific inhibitors
D. Ibuprofen