Cholinergic Agonists Chapter 4 Quiz

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Which type of Cholinomimetic Drugs inhibits acetylcholinesterase?

Endogenous Choline Esters

What is the main effect of Acetylcholine on the heart rate and cardiac output?

Decrease heart rate and cardiac output

Which drug is primarily used topically for the treatment of glaucoma?

Carbachol

What is the main clinical use of Pilocarpine?

Glaucoma

Which drug is commonly used for smoking cessation?

Nicotine

What is the main mechanism of action of indirect-acting Cholinomimetics?

Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase

What type of drugs mimic the actions of acetylcholine?

Cholinergic Agonists

Which neurotransmitter acts on preganglionic fibers, autonomic ganglia, and postganglionic fibers of the parasympathetic division?

Acetylcholine

What is the specific effect on the heart caused by muscarinic receptor activation?

Negative chronotropy and inotropy

Which receptor subtype is found in the neuromuscular junctions?

NM receptor

What are the parasympathetic effects that can result from cholinergic activation?

Bradycardia and bronchoconstriction

Which organ experiences an increase in motility and stimulation of secretion due to direct-acting cholinoceptor drugs?

GI tract

Which drug is an irreversible cholinesterase inhibitor?

Soman

What is the clinical use of Echothiophate?

Glaucoma

Which drug is used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease?

Galantamine

What is the antidote for organophosphate poisoning?

Atropine

Which drug is obsolete and was used in the treatment of glaucoma?

Echothiophate

What autoimmune disease affects skeletal muscle neuromuscular junctions?

Myasthenia gravis

'Tensilon' is the brand name for which short-acting cholinesterase inhibitor?

Edrophonium

'Mestinon' is the brand name for which intermediate-acting cholinesterase inhibitor?

Pyridostigmine

Test your knowledge on cholinergic agonists, drugs that act on receptors activated by acetylcholine. This quiz covers topics like cholinomimetic drugs and the neurotransmitter acetylcholine's impact on various sites in the body.

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