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Exam Title : Hormones, Opioids, Autocoids Related Drugs, Enzymes and Orphan Drugs


Number Of Question : 35
Question #1: All of the following statements about meglitinides are true, except
Act by stimulating insulin release
Decrease Postprandial Hyperglycemia
Hypoglycemia is less common than with sulfonylureas
Act by decreasing insulin resistance
Question #2: All of the following have receptors which are transcription factors, Except
Insulin
Estrogen
Glucocorticoids
Vitamin D
Question #3: After taking some medication for an acute attack of migraine, a female patient developed nausea, vomiting and tingling/ numbness of her hands. The tip of her finger and nail bed was also observed to turn blue. Which of the following drugs is most likely to cause the above features.
Sumatriptan
Ergotamine
Cyproheptadine
Beta Blockers
Question #4: All of the following are true about uses of iodine except:
It inhibits release of thyroid hormones
it causes acute inhibition of iodotyrosine and iodothyronine synthesis
It can cause iodism
Its use is contraindicated in hyperthyroidism
Question #5: Which of the following is not a side effect of naloxone?
Seizure
Hypertension
Pulmonary edma
Dysrhythmia