Pharmacology (Revised Scheme) Oct 2001, Paper 2

LONG ESSAYS
1. Enumerate the drug used for the treatment of leprosy. Write the mechanism of action of dapsone. Describe one multidrug regimen for treatment of multibacillary leprosy.
2. Enumerate glucocorticoids preparations. Write their important pharmacological actions and therapeutic uses.

SHORT ESSAYS
3. Mechanism of action of penicillin.
4. Ranitidine.
5. Mucolytics.
6. Non-sedative antihistamines.
7. Vitamin C
8. Bleomycin.
9. Diehtylcarbamazine.
10. Dimercaprol.
11. Uterine relaxants.
12. Preparations of estrogens and their therapeutic uses.

SHORT ANSWERS
13. Mention four important indications for use of prostaglandins.
14. Name four penicillinase resistant penicillins.
15. Metaclopramide is used as an antiemetic. Give reasons.
16. Chloroquine is used in extra intestinal amoebiasis but not in amoebic dysentery. Why?
17. Two selective adverse effects of ethambutol.
18. Doxycycline is preferred to oxytetracyclines for oral therapy. Why?
19. In acute vivax malaria, treatment with chloroquine should be followed by a course of primaquine. Why?
20. Name two clinical conditions where immunosuppressive are used.
21. Name four anticancer antibiotics.
22. Potassium permanganate is used as antiseptic. Give reasons.
23. Name two drugs used in rheumatoid arthritis.
24. Oxytocin is used for induction of labour. Why?
25. Rationale for using lugol’s iodine two weeks prior to subtotal thyriodectomy.
26. Name two enzymes used in therapy.
27. Mention four uses of metronidazole.
28. Mention two important uses of Praziquental.

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

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