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2. Which of the following are examples of adverse effects of thiazide diuretics?

  • Hypertension, stroke & MI
  • Hyperkalaemia, TIA & chostochondritis
  • Weakness, impotence & postural hypotension
  • Nausea, vomiting & baldness

3. True or false: thiazide diuretics may cause hypercholesterolaemia during the first six months of administration?

  • True
  • False

4. Loop diuretics are commonly used in treating which of the following conditions?

  • Peripheral oedema, pulmonary oedema and congestive heart failure
  • Peripheral oedema, angina pectoris and stroke
  • Pulmonary oedema, hypertension and diabetes
  • Pulmonary oedema, hypertension and hypokalaemia

5. Broadly speaking, how do thiazide diuretics act?

  • Inhibit Na+/Cl- reuptake
  • Actively promote Na+/Cl- reuptake
  • Inhibit Na+/Cl- excretion
  • Actively promote Na+/Cl- excretion


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