Cholinergic Agonists Chapter 4 Quiz
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Cholinergic Agonists Chapter 4 Quiz

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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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?

<p>Glaucoma</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which drug is commonly used for smoking cessation?

<p>Nicotine</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of drugs mimic the actions of acetylcholine?

<p>Cholinergic Agonists</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Acetylcholine</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Negative chronotropy and inotropy</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which receptor subtype is found in the neuromuscular junctions?

<p>NM receptor</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Bradycardia and bronchoconstriction</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>GI tract</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which drug is an irreversible cholinesterase inhibitor?

<p>Soman</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the clinical use of Echothiophate?

<p>Glaucoma</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Galantamine</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the antidote for organophosphate poisoning?

<p>Atropine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which drug is obsolete and was used in the treatment of glaucoma?

<p>Echothiophate</p> Signup and view all the answers

What autoimmune disease affects skeletal muscle neuromuscular junctions?

<p>Myasthenia gravis</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Edrophonium</p> Signup and view all the answers

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

<p>Pyridostigmine</p> Signup and view all the answers

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