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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