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Antidepressants MCQs With Answers

1. Mechanism of action of nortriptyline is
a. Dopamine antagonist
b. Serotonin reuptake inhibitor
c. Muscarinic antagonist
d. Inhibits monoamine oxidase

2. Serotonin reuptake inhibitor is mechanism of action of which of the following drugs?
a. Amoxapine
b. Amitriptyline
c. Imipramine
d. Fluoxetine

3. Dopamine antagonist is mechanism of action of which of the following drugs?
a. Tranylcypromine
b. Fluoxetine
c. Amoxapine
d. Maprotiline

4. To which of the following drugs does this statement refer to: Tertiary amines are more potent against serotonin reuptake, and secondary amines are more potent against norepi-nephrine reuptake.
a. Desipramine
b. Tranylcypromine
c. Phenelzine
d. Amoxapine

5. Monoamine reuptake inhibitor is mechanism of action of which of the following drugs?
a. Phenelzine
b. Tranylcypromine
c. Fluoxetine
d. Paroxetine

6. In which synthesis is Curtius rearrangement employed?
a. Pargyline
b. Tranylcypromine
c. Fluoxetine
d. Imipramine

Answers Key

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

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