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Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 49- Pharmacology

Q- Which one of the following substances increases blood calcium through increasing absorption of calcium from GI tract and distal tubes of the kidney? A- Aldosterone B- Calcitriol C- Cortisol D- Retinol   Q- Which one of the following symptoms is the most common side effect of diphenhydramine? A- Anxiety B- Diarrhea C- Sedation D- … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 15

Q- A patient presents to the clinic complaining of progressive proximal muscle weakness. Examinations reveals periorbital heliotrope rash and erythema on her face, neck and upper chest. Which of the following is most likely markedly elevated in this patient? A- Creatinine phosphokinase B- Rheumatic factor C- Serum creatinine D- Serum sodium Q- A 35-year-old woman … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 48

Q- A patient who survived acute myocardial infarction 12 hours ago called the ambulance for sudden dizziness and sweating. He died on his way to the hospital. Which of the following is the most likely cause of death in this patient? A-Cardiac arrhythmia B-Dressler syndrome C-Papillary muscle rupture D-Ventricular aneurysm Q- Which of the following … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- Review- 47- Pharmacology

Q- Cytochrome P-450 is an enzyme system responsible for the biotransformation of certain drugs. Which one of the following medications induces cytochrome P-450 interaction with some other medications? A- Cimetidine B- Chloramphenicol C- Rifampin D- Sulfasalazine Q- Which one of the following medications can be used safely for hypertension in pregnancy? A- Captopril B- Furosemide … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- Review- 14

Q- Mittelshmerz phenomenon is a sharp, intense pain at ovulation which may switch sides depending on the side of the ovary ovulates at that cycle. Production of which one of the following hormones contributes to this pain? A- Estrogen B- Progesterone C- Prolactin D- Testosterone Q- A patient presents to the psychiatrist for consultation. She … Read more