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Practice Exam

Practice Exam

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Question # 1 (Multiple Choice) Least addiction/abuse liability:

    A) hydromorphone
    B) oxycodone
    C) nalbuphine
    D) codeine
    E) methadone

Question # 2 (Multiple Answer) Choose (the) pure narcotic antagonist(s):

    A) pentazocine
    B) naloxone
    C) naltrexone
    D) codeine
    E) nallorphine

Question # 3 (Multiple Answer) Possible mechanisms responsible for opioid-mediated flushing and warming of the skin:

    A) alpha1 receptor activation
    B) histamine release
    C) central effects
    D) adenosine receptor blockade
    E) inhibition of nitric oxide synthase

Question # 4 (Multiple Answer) Reverses opioid-mediated truncal rigidity:

    A) IV fentanyl
    B) naltrexone
    C) succinylcholine
    D) nalmefene
    E) oxycodone

Question # 5 (True/False) relatively long-lasting narcotic antagonist

    A) naloxone
    B) nalmefene

Question # 6 (Multiple Answer) Rationale for I.V. morphine to manage dyspnea secondary to acute pulmonary edema:

    A) reduce perception of shortness of breath
    B) decrease preload
    C) decreased afterload
    D) decrease heart rate
    E) increase ventilation rate

Question # 7 (Multiple Answer) Prescribed to manage diarrhea

    A) alfentanil
    B) difenoxin
    C) loperamide
    D) diphenoxylate
    E) hydromorphone

Question # 8 (Multiple Choice) Pain most effectively relieved by opioid agonists:

    A) severe, constant pain
    B) intermittent sharp pain

Question # 9 (Multiple Choice) Most current opioid analgesics act at this opioid receptor subtype:

    A) sigma
    B) kappa
    C) delta
    D) epsilon
    E) mu

Question # 10 (Multiple Answer) Pure narcotic antagonists:

    A) nalbuphine
    B) naltrexone
    C) fentanyl
    D) pentazocine
    E) naloxone

Correct Answers

1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10






































Question # 1 (Multiple Choice) Least addiction/abuse liability:

Answer: (C) nalbuphine

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Question # 2 (Multiple Answer) Choose (the) pure narcotic antagonist(s):

(B) naloxone

(C) naltrexone

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Question # 3 (Multiple Answer) Possible mechanisms responsible for opioid-mediated flushing and warming of the skin:

(B) histamine release

(C) central effects

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Question # 4 (Multiple Answer) Reverses opioid-mediated truncal rigidity:

(B) naltrexone

(C) succinylcholine

(D) nalmefene

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Question # 5 (True/False) relatively long-lasting narcotic antagonist

Answer: False

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Question # 6 (Multiple Answer) Rationale for I.V. morphine to manage dyspnea secondary to acute pulmonary edema:

(A) reduce perception of shortness of breath

(B) decrease preload

(C) decreased afterload

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Question # 7 (Multiple Answer) Prescribed to manage diarrhea

(B) difenoxin

(C) loperamide

(D) diphenoxylate

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Question # 8 (Multiple Choice) Pain most effectively relieved by opioid agonists:

Answer: (A) severe, constant pain

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Question # 9 (Multiple Choice) Most current opioid analgesics act at this opioid receptor subtype:

Answer: (E) mu

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Question # 10 (Multiple Answer) Pure narcotic antagonists:

(B) naltrexone

(E) naloxone

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