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2. Select the option which identifies the most likely action of neostigmine on the action of suxamethonium.

  • Suxamethonium's action will dramatically increase
  • Suxamethonium's action will slightly decrease
  • Suxamethonium's action will be unaffected/slightly increase
  • Suxamethonium's action will dramatically decrease

3. Complete the following sentence: Maintaining whole muscle contraction requires...

  • ...a series of asynchronous muscle fibre twitches
  • ...an annoying thing
  • ...a partial response
  • ...a series of synchronous of muscle fibre twitches

4. Which of the following drugs inhibit AChE and hence can be used to counteract the effects of Vecuronium?

  • Neostigmine
  • Suxamethonium
  • Tetrodotoxin
  • Pralidoxime

5. Neostigmine is a medium acting anticholinesterase. What is the duration of action of neostigmine?

  • 6-8hrs
  • 1-2hrs
  • 2-4hrs
  • 4-6hrs

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