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Cholinergic Drugs MCQs With Answers

1. Which cholinomimetic agonist is NOT classified as a natural alkaloid?
a. Nicotine.
b. Muscarine.
c. Pilocarpine.
d. Acetylcholine.

2. Large quantities of atropine are most needed to treat poisoning from which cholinomimetic agonist?
a. Muscarine.
b. Cevimeline.
c. Pilocarpine.
d. Acetylcholine.

3. The acronym SLUD, used to describe unwanted reactions to cholinomimetic drugs, represents
a. sleepiness, lactation, urination, defecation.
b. salivation, lactation, urination, dehydration.
c. salivation, lacrimation, urination, defecation.
d. syncope, lacrimation, uterine contraction, dehydration.

4. Which anticholinesterase drug class is irreversible?
a. Organophosphates.
b. Bisquaternary amines.
c. Carbamate ester derivatives.
d. Simple quaternary ammonium compounds.

5. Which anticholinesterase drug is NOT an organophosphate?
a. Malathion.
b. Isoflurophate.
c. Physostigmine.
d. Echothiophate.

6. Which condition is effectively treated with neostigmine?
a. Asthma.
b. Glaucoma.
c. Hypertension.
d. Myasthenia gravis.

7. Which is a muscarinic effect of an anticholinesterase overdose?
a. Miosis.
b. Hypertension.
c. Tachycardia.
d. Muscular weakness.

8. Which manifestation is the cause of death from anticholinesterase poisoning?
a. Diarrhea.
b. Frontal headache.
c. Respiratory failure.
d. Generalized weakness.

9. Quaternary compounds do NOT produce effects in which area?
a. Eyes.
b. Lungs.
c. Central nervous system.
d. Skeletal neuromuscular junctions.