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. How do anxiolytics work on the nervous system?

  • Decrease the amount of noradrenaline produced
  • Increase GABA in the brain
  • Increase the amount of noradrenaline produced
  • Decrease GABA in the brain

3. Which of these is not an excitatory neurotransmitter?

  • Dopamine
  • GABA
  • Noradrenaline
  • Acetylcholine

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

  • Isoflurane
  • Salbutamol
  • Atenolol
  • Lorazepam

5. Which form of drug administration is not used when giving benzodiazepines?

  • Topical
  • Oral
  • Intravenous Injection
  • Rectal


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