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Pharm Quiz 5
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Which of the following psychiatric disorders involves a loss of the perception of reality?
Tardive dyskinesia is characterized by
involuntary, repetitive body movements involving the tongue, lips, face, and jaw.
Interaction of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) with many drugs such as amphetamines, and with foods such as wines, cheese, and fish, can precipitate
Which of the following medications is used to treat bipolar depression?
Which choice represents the current most commonly prescribed antidepressant agent?
Selective serotonin uptake inhibitor (SSRI)
Second-generation antipsychotics have fewer side effects than first-generation antipsychotics.
Force should be exerted to open the patient's mouth if muscle spasm is present as a result of tardive dyskinesia.
Adrenocorticosteroids are released from the
Which of the following choices is a disease or condition produced by an excess of adrenocorticosteroids?
All of the following are signs of Cushing syndrome except for which one?
Patients taking corticosteroids may have mucosal surfaces that are more _____ than other patients.
The most extensive use of the corticosteroids in both medicine and dentistry is in
inflammatory and allergic conditions.
Corticosteroids increase resistance to infection.
Most dental patients taking steroids who are having normal dental treatment rendered do not need additional corticosteroids.
Asthma is characterized by _____ airway obstruction and is associated with reduction in _____ airflow.
Asthma may be precipitated by (1) allergens, (2) exercise, (3) stress.
Patients with asthma should bring their fast-acting _____ inhaler to be used prophylactically or in the management of an acute asthmatic attack in the dental office.
Albuterol is a bronchodilator that can be administered via a metered-dose inhaler (MDI).
Which of the following drugs is the most effective long-term treatment for control of symptoms in all patients with mild, moderate, or severe persistent asthma?
Leukotriene modifiers are used to manage patients with _____ that is not controlled by β2-agonists and corticosteroid inhibitors.
_____ is the least toxic of all asthma medications.
Montelukast (Singulair) is a(n)
Ipratropium bromide (Atrovent) is an intranasal _____ drug.
Asthma is characterized by __________ airway obstruction, and chronic bronchitis by __________ airway obstruction.
Which respiratory disease is characterized by destruction of lung alveoli?
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