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61. Acute Barbiturate poisoning results in_______________?

A. Renal failure
B. Liver failure
C. Respiratory failure
D. Convulsions

62. One of the obious consequences of alchol ( ethenol), ingestion in many individual is facial flushing and increased heart rate triggered off by alcohol getting metabolized to______________?

A. Formaldehyde
B. Acetaldehyde
C. Propanaldehyde
D. Butanaldehyde

63. A 50 year old female with end stage renal disease (ESRD) develops pulmonary tuberculosis. Which one of the following drugs should be used in a reduced dose ?

A. Rifampicin
B. Isoniazide
C. Pyrazamide
D. Ethambutol

64. Carbamazepine is a type of___________?

A. Antidepressant
B. Antinflammatory
C. Antibiotic
D. Antiemetic

65. Morphine a powerful opioid analgesic drug should be avoided in all the following conditions except____________?

A. Left ventricular failure
B. Bronchial asthma
C. Constipation
D. A & C

66. An attack of migraine can be easily terminated by___________?

A. Acetylcholine
B. Ergotamine
C. Morphine
D. Ibuprofen

67. One of the benzodiazepines (BDZ) comparatively safe in pregnancy is (Category-B) ?

A. Alprozolam
B. Zolpidem
C. Lorazepam
D. None of the above

68. Drug which causes gingival hyperplasia_____________?

A. Nifedipine
B. Erythromycin
C. Cyclosporin
D. Aspirin
E. Both A & C

69. The intramuscular administration of 0.6 mg of atropine sulphate to a 50 kg adult may produce all of the following effects except________________?

A. Bradycardia
B. Decreased salivation
C. Decreased sweating
D. Mydriasis

70. IV ultrashort acting barbiturate_____________?

A. Meprobamate
B. Pentobarbitone
C. Thiopentone
D. Phenobarbitone