Quiz

1. Amphetamines

(a) inhibit the release of neurotransmitters.

(b) stimulate the release of neurotransmitters.

(c) lower the heart rate.

2. Patients who experience migraines

(a) can be treated with a combination of migraine medications.

(b) should not be treated with a combination of migraine medications.

(c) should be treated with amphetamines.

(d) should be treated with Prozac.

3. Muscarinic receptors

(a) stimulate smooth muscles.

(b) stimulate skeletal muscles.

(c) increase the heart rate.

4. Tricyclic medications are used to treat depression.

5. Anticholinergics drugs inhibit acetylcholine.

6. Beta-adrenergic blockers

(a) decrease blood pressure.

(b) decrease the heart rate.

(c) cause bronchoconstriction.

7. Selective blockers affect specific receptors while non-selective blockers affect multiple receptors.

8. Indirect-acting sympathomimetics

(a) stimulate receptors.

(b) stimulate the release of norepinephrine from terminal nerve endings.

(c) stimulate both receptors and the release of norepinephrine from terminal nerve endings.

9. The saddle block can be used during childbirth

10. A local anesthetic blocks pain at the site where the medication is administered without affecting the patient's consciousness.

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