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Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 63- Pharmacology

Q- Which one of the following medications is beneficial in osteoporosis and acts by inhibition of osteoclastic activity more than osteoblastic activity? A- Alendronate B- Calcitonin C- Calcium gluconate D- Vitamin D Q- In a patient diagnosed with carcinoid tumor, which of the following conditions is manifested due to high level of serotonin? A- Constipation … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 61- Pharmacology

Q- Which of the following is the mechanism of action of metoprolol in treating hypertension and arrhythmias? A- β1 -Selective adrenoreceptor agonist B- β1 -Selective adrenoreceptor antagonist C- Blocks Ca 2+ entry in vascular smooth muscle cells D- Reduces production of angiotensin II Q- Which of the following is the receptor site of action of … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 59- Pharmacology

Q- A 21-year-old woman presents to the clinic for contraception. She wants to take oral contraceptives but she has concerns about their interaction to other medications. Which one of the following drugs will raise the plasm levels of OCP and increases the risk of side effects? A-Carbamazepine B- Ciprofloxacin C- Phenytoin D- Rifampin Q- Which … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 58

Q- A 58-year-old patient with a history of auto-immune disease is prescribed prednisone. The patient has some concerns about side effects of prednisone. Which of the following is considered a common side effect of corticosteroids at his age? A- Diabetes B- Hypothyroidism C- Gout D- Osteoporosis Q- A 22-year-old woman presents to the clinic for … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 57- Pharmacology

Q- Which one of the following drugs acts by inhibition of lipolysis in adipose tissues and reduction of hepatic VLDL synthesis? A- Atorvastatin B- Cholestyramine C- Ezetimibe D- Niacin Q- Which one of the following hypoglycemic drugs acts by lowering postprandial hyperglycemia through inhibition of intestinal brush border alpha-glucosidases? A- Linagliptin B- Miglitol C- Rosiglitazone … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 55- Pharmacology

Q- Which one of the following substances can cause decrease in blood pressure through stimulation of non-innervated muscarinic receptors present on arterioles? A- Acetylcholine B- Atropine C- Norepinephrine D- Phentolamine Q- Legionnaires disease is caused by infection with a small gram-negative Legionella pneumophila through inhalation of infected air coming out of air conditions. Which of … Read more