Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 102

Q- Which of the following medications is an effective treatment for familial Mediterranean fever?

A- Acetaminophen

B- Ciprofloxacin

C- Colchicine

D- Methotrexate

C- Colchicine- It is the standard treatment for familial Mediterranean fever, helping to prevent attacks and complications such as amyloidosis. It is also the first-line treatment for acute attacks of gout.

Q- Which one of the following antidiabetic medications may increase the risk of bone fractures and bladder cancer?

A- Acarbose

B- Glyburide

C- Metformin

D- Pioglitazone

D- Pioglitazone- Pioglitazone, a thiazolidinedione, has been associated with an increased risk of bone fractures and bladder cancer in some studies.

Q- Activity of which of the following autonomic nervous systems slows the processes of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT)?

A- Parasympathetic

B- Sympathetic

B- Sympathetic- The sympathetic nervous system generally inhibits digestive activities, reducing gastrointestinal motility and secretions.

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