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Antianginal Drugs MCQs With Answers

1. Mechanism of action of nitrates is
a. Inhibits phos phodiesterase
b. Stimulates gua nylate c yclase
c. B-blockers
d. Calcium channel b lockers

2. Mechanism of action of aspirin is
a. Inhibits phos phodiesterase
b. Stimulates guanylate cyclase
c. β-blockers
d. Antiplatelet agent

3. Which statement is false on organic nitrates?
a. Organic nitrates can prevent or reverse coronary artery spasm.
b. Organic nitrates are lipid-soluble and are well absorbed through the skin.
c. These generate the unstable nitrate salts in situ .
d. These can be administered by the sublingual route.

4. The antianginal drug useful for the emergency treatment of cyanide poisoning is
a. Aspirin
b. Glyceryl t rinitrate
c. Amylnitrate
d. Dipyridamole

5. The antianginal drug that inhibits phosphodiesterase is
a. Aspirin
b. Dipyridamole
c. Isosorbide di nitrate
d. Nifedepine

Answer keys

1. b. 2. d 3. c 4. c 5. b

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