MCQ OF THE DAY KONCPT NEET PG RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

MCQ OF THE DAY KONCPT NEET PG RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

DR VASANTH KUMAR V MD(PHARMACOLOGY)

1. Which of the following is NOT an adverse effect ofsalbutamol?

(a) Tachycardia

(b) Tolerance

(c) Hypokalemia

(d) Hypoglycemia

Ans D

ADR of Salbutamol – Tremors, tachycardia, hypokalemia, hyperglycemia

Ref KDT 8th edition Pg no 242,243

2. All of the following statements about theophylline arecorrect EXCEPT:

(a) Increase in dose is required in CHF

(b) Increases cAMP

(c) Increase in dose is required in smokers

(d) Inhibits phosphodiesterase

Ans A

Theophylline dose is reduced in CHF, above 60 yrs, liver failure

Ref KDT 8th edition Pg no 244-246

3. Which of the following is the fastest actinginhaled bronchodilator?

(a) Ipratropium bromide

(b) Formoterol

(c) Salbutamol

(d) Salmeterol

Ans C

Salbutamol is the fastest acting bronchodilator hence preferred for acute attacks

Ref KDT 8th edition Pg no 242,243

4. Which of the following drug does not result in theophylline toxicity is:

(a) Ciprofloxacin

(b) Amoxicillin

(c) Erythromycin

(d) Cimetidine

Ans B

Except Amoxicillin other agents retard theophylline metabolism & cause toxicity

Ref KDT 8th edition Pg no 246

5. In comparison to inhaled adrenergic agonists, theinhaled anticholinergics:

(a) Are more effective in bronchial asthma

(b) Are better suited for control of an acute attack ofasthma

(c) Produce slower response in bronchial asthma

(d) Least preferred in chronic obstructive lung disease

Ans C

Anticholinergics are less effective & produce slow response in asthma; preferred in COPD

Ref KDT 8th edition Pg no 247,248

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