Pharmacology MCQs- 286

Q- Which of the following medications increases cardiac output in pulmonary edema following myocardial infarction?

A- Dobutamine

B- Lisinopril

C- Metoprolol

D- Verapamil

A- Dobutamine- Is the only medication on the list would increase cardiac output in this patient

Q- Which of the following screening tests should be recommended for a patient taking olanzapine for schizophrenia?

A- Cancer

B- Diabetes

C- Hemochromatosis

D- Hemolysis

B- Diabetes- Atypical antipsychotics are associated with metabolic disturbances. Serum glucose and lipid panel should be evaluated periodically.

Q- Which one of the following anti-depressant drugs is contraindicated if the patient has a history of seizures?

A- Bupropion

B- Fluoxetine

C- Imipramine

D- Venlafaxine

A- Bupropion- This is the only one on the list that may worsen or even cause seizures.  

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