Pharmacology (Revised Scheme) April 2005, Paper 1

LONG ESSAYS
1. Classify the non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. Write the pharmacological actions of aspirin. Mention its adverse effects and contraindications.
2. Classify sympathomimetics. Write the cardiovascular actions of adrenaline. Mention its therapeutic uses.

SHORT ESSAYS
3. Drug synergism
4. Newer drug delivery system.
5. Dihydropyridine-Calcium channel blocking agents.
6. Toxic effects of digoxin.
7. Mechanism of action of d-tubocurarine.
8. Drug induced Parkinsonism.
9. Mechanism of action of frusemide.
10. Fibrinolyitcs.
11. Cardio selective beta blockers and their advantages.
12. Explain the action of nitrates in angina pectoris.

SHORT ANSWERS
13. L-dopa is not useful in the treatment of drug induced Parkinsonism.
14. Propranolol is contraindicated in asthmatics.
15. Adrenaline is the drug of choice in anaphylactic shock
16. Thiazides are contraindicated in patients with diabetes mellitus.
17. Folic acid alone is contraindicated in patients with pernicious anemia.
18. Aspirin is used in the secondary prophylaxis of myocardial infarction.
19. Clonidine should not be withdrawn suddenly in hypertensive patients.
20. Rationale for using methadone in the management of morphine dependence.
21. Advantages of sublingual route.
22. Advantages of Fluoxetine over Imipramine.
23. Subcutaneous route is not preferred in the presence of shock.
24. Rationale for using vasodilators in cardiac failure.
25. Lignocaine is not effective in supraventricular arrhythmias.
26. Iron sorbitol citric acid is not suitable for IV administration.
27. Hydroxycobalamin is preferred to cyanocobalamin for long term administration.
28. Diazepam is less effective by IM route.

Question Paper Submitted by:
Manjunath.G,
2003-04 Batch, BMC.

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