Mechanisms of Action Quiz 3

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Mechanisms of Action Quiz 3

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1. Which of the following drugs works by inhibiting the enzyme catechol-O-methyltransferase?
2. Which of the following drugs works by inhibiting the enzyme dihydroorotate dehydrogenase?
3. Which of the following statements about febuxostat is true?
4. Which drug has keratolytic action – an effect which unblocks the pilosebaceous follicles and reduces sebum production by up to 90 percent?
5. What is the mechanism of action of the HIV drug raltegravir?
6. Anakinra – a drug used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis – works by which means?
7. Which of the following drugs works by irreversibly inhibiting the H+/K+-ATPase pump in order to reduce acid secretion?
8. Mifepristone is a potent progesterone antagonist used to induce abortion.
9. Triptans – drugs which are used in the treatment of migraine – work by primarily agonising which receptors?
10. Fludrocortisone is one of the principal glucocorticoids with notable immunosuppressant, anti-inflammatory, metabolic, and CNS effects.

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