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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- 56

Q- Exposure to which one of the following substances is considered a risk factor for developing hepatic angiosarcoma? A- Aromatic hydrocarbons B- Benzene C- Nitrosamines D- Vinyl chloride Q- Infection with which one of the following organisms may lead to spastic paralysis through blocking the release of GABA and glycine? A- Bacillus anthracis B- Clostridium … 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

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 54

Q- Which one of the following conditions is the most likely complication of Paget disease of bone in elderly patients? A- Acute renal failure B- Congestive heart failure C- Dementia D- Hepatic failure Q- The upper limit of normal cholesterol for diagnosing hypercholesterolemia in patients with diabetes has been lowered from 90 mg/dL to 70 … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 53- Pharmacology

Q- A patient represents to the ER with anaphylactic shock. Epinephrine is given to the patient. Which one of the following adrenoreceptors mainly mediates bronchial muscle relaxation? A- Alpha-1 receptor B- Alpha-2 receptor C- Beta-1 receptor D- Beta-2 receptor   Q- Folic acid is given to pregnant women to decrease the risk of having a … Read more