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71. A patient with grandmal epilepsy would likely be under treatment with_______________?

A. Meprobamate
B. Pentobarbital
C. Trimethadione
D. Phenytoin

72. Respiratory depression is seen with_____________?

A. Tranquilizers
B. Non-barbiturates
C. Synthetic narcotics
D. Antidepressants

73. The first choice of drug for patitmal seizure is________________?

A. Phentoin sodium
B. Carbamazepine
C. Phenobarbitone
D. None of the above

74. An untoward effect of that is common to all phenothiazines is______________?

A. A marked increase in blood pressure
B. Rigidity and tremor at rest, particularly with prolonged use
C. Suppression of prolacin
D. Nausea

75. Platelet aggregation in inhibited by all except_______________?

A. Indomenthacin
B. Salicylates
C. Dypyradimole
D. Phenobarbitone

76. Salicylate administration is contraindicated in pregnancy because_______________?

A. It delay onset of labour
B. Causes pulmonary hypertension of newborn
C. Readily croses placental barrier
D. All of these

77. Which of the following is a non steroidal anti inflammatory agent with a tendency to produce blood dyscrasias ?

A. Ibuprofen
B. Indomethacin
C. Aspirin
D. B & C

78. The principle central action of caffeine is on the________________?

A. Cerebral cortex
B. Corpus callosum
C. Hypothalamus
D. Spinal cord

79. An antiepileptic drug used in petitmal epilepsy is______________?

A. Phenobarbitonse
B. Dilantoin sodium
C. Diazepam
D. Ethosuximide

80. NSAID which undergoes enterohepatic circulation______________?

A. Phenylbutazone
B. Piroxicam
C. Aspirin
D. Ibuprofen