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Question 6#Print Question

Ethanol alters the metabolism of warfarin. Two types of ethanol abuse are chronic ethanol abuse and binge ethanol drinking. How do these types of ethanol use alter warfarin metabolism? Chronic ethanol use _____ and binge ethanol drinking _____.

A. decreases warfarin metabolism, increases warfarin metabolism
B. decreases warfarin metabolism, decreases warfarin metabolism
C. increases warfarin metabolism, decreases warfarin metabolism
D. increases warfarin metabolism, increases warfarin metabolism


Question 7#Print Question

Which of the following drugs can significantly increase digoxin concentrations?

A. Amiodarone
B. Metoprolol
C. Simvastatin
D. Fenofibrate


Question 8#Print Question

Which of the following statements is true with regard to ACE inhibitors?

A. Mortality benefit in heart failure (HF) patients is a class effect with ACE inhibitors, and all are Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved for this indication
B. ACE inhibitor dose is negligible in HF with regard to mortality benefit
C. Sodium depletion is an important factor in the development of renal insufficiency associated with ACE inhibitors
D. ACE inhibitor–associated potassium retention is related to the increase in feedback that leads to aldosterone release


Question 9#Print Question

Match the properties with the associated β-blocking agents.

  1. Pindolol i. α-Blockade 
  2. Propranolol ii. Intrinsic sympathomimetic activity (ISA)
  3. Labetalol iii. Membrane-stabilizing activity
  4. Bisoprolol iv. β1 -Selectivity
A. (1) iv; (2) ii; (3) iii; (4) i
B. (1) iii; (2) i; (3) ii; (4) iv
C. (1) ii; (2) iii; (3) i; (4) iv
D. (1) ii; (2) iv; (3) iii; (4) i


Question 10#Print Question

By which of the following mechanisms do diltiazem and verapamil slow ventricular rate in patients with AFib?

A. They decrease the conduction velocity within the atrioventricular (AV) node
B. They decrease the refractory period of nodal tissue
C. They stimulate vagal tone
D. They prolong the refractory period of atrial tissue




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