Drugs Acting on the Nervous System

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1. Which of the following statements cannot be applied to local anaesthetics?

  • They are long acting
  • Lidocaine and pridlocaine are examples of local anaesthetics
  • They are used for analgesia and paralysis
  • They block transmission of nerve impulses
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2. Which form of drug administration is not used when giving benzodiazepines?

  • Intravenous Injection
  • Rectal
  • Topical
  • Oral

3. Which of these is not an excitatory neurotransmitter?

  • Dopamine
  • Acetylcholine
  • GABA
  • Noradrenaline

4. Which of these groups of drugs block transmission in motor nerves?

  • Hypnotics
  • Anaesthetics
  • Neuromuscular blocking drugs
  • Anxiolytics

5. Which of these is an example of an inhaled anaesthetic?

  • Isoflurane
  • Salbutamol
  • Atenolol
  • Lorazepam


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