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USMLE/COMLEX Step 1 Pharmacology One Liners

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1. Antidote for arsenic - mercury - lead - and gold poisoning






2. New class of drugs that works by inhibiting absorption of intestinal cholesterol and can be given concurrently with the Statins






3. Rate limiting step of alcohol metabolism






4. TCA used in chronic pain - enuresis - and ADD






5. Peakless ling acting insulin






6. MOA of cisplatin






7. SE of acetazolamide






8. Ultra long acting insulin - has over a day duration of action






9. MOA of quinolones






10. Organophosphate anthelmintic agent with long DOA






11. SSRI with long T1/2 and can be administered once weekly for maintenance - not acute tx






12. This agent may cause more severe - rapid and intense symptoms to a recovering addict






13. Meningitis prophylaxis in exposed patients






14. Inhaled anesthetic - less likely to lower blood pressure than other agents - and has the smallest effect on respiration






15. Removal of PCP may be aided






16. DOC for RSV






17. Thrombolytics are used for






18. 5HT-3 antagonist used in chemotherapeutic induced emesis






19. NSAID that is used for acute condition - such as pre - op anesthesia and has limited duration (<5 days) of use due to nephrotoxicity






20. PTU (propylthiouracil) MOA






21. SSRI less likely to cause a withdrawal syndrome






22. Digoxin is used in






23. Agent used for closure of patent ductus arteriosus






24. MOA of metformin






25. MOA of nystatin






26. Cutaneous flush and be reduced by pretreatment with






27. MOA of nitrates






28. Generation of antihistamine that has the most CNS effects






29. Anti - progesterone used as abortifacient






30. Diuretic used to antagonize aldosterone receptors






31. Exogenous insulin contains






32. Plasma concentration of a drug at a given time






33. Agent used for anemias associated with renal failure






34. Agent used for megaloblastic anemia (but does Not reverse neurologic symptoms) and decrease neural tube defects during pregnancy






35. Reason fluoroquinolones are contraindicated in children and pregnancy






36. Effective in preventing TIA's






37. IV Drug used Hypertensive Crisis






38. SE of phenytoin






39. Antibiotic causing red - man syndrome - and prevention






40. Strong opioid agonists






41. Atropine fever is the most dangerous effect and can be lethal in this population group






42. Drug causes teeth discoloration






43. Drug used supraventricular arrhythmias






44. Inhibit synaptic activity of primary afferents and spinal cord pain transmission neurons






45. Antidote for methotrexate toxicity






46. Benzodiazepine that is used for anesthesia






47. MOA of Cardiac glycosides (eg. digoxin)






48. Antidote for beta - blockers and hypoglycemia






49. Anti - rheumatic agent also used for Chron's disease






50. Thyroxine dose may need to be increased in hypothyroid patient during pregnancy because