Drug Categories and GI System Quiz

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Which drug is used as an appetite stimulant and is commonly prescribed for wasting syndromes such as cancer and AIDS?

Megestrol

Which drug is an anti-ulcer medication and decreases stomach acid secretion by blocking the binding of histamine to its receptor?

Cimetidine

Which drug is commonly used to treat hypertension, prevent angina, and treat heart attacks by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels?

Bisoprolol

Which drug is commonly used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, but can cause anorexia, weight loss, and nausea as side effects?

Dextroamphetamine

Which drug should be taken with food to minimize gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea and dyspepsia?

Megestrol

Which drug is an appetite suppressant commonly used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, but can also cause anorexia, weight loss, and nausea as side effects?

Dextroamphetamine

Which drug is an anti-ulcer medication that decreases stomach acid secretion by blocking the binding of histamine to its receptor?

Cimetidine

Which drug is commonly used to treat hypertension, prevent angina, and treat heart attacks by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels?

Bisoprolol

Which drug is an appetite stimulant commonly prescribed for wasting syndromes such as cancer and AIDS?

Megestrol

Which drug should be taken at least 2 hours before or after iron supplements to avoid decreased absorption of iron and B12?

Cimetidine

Which religious group avoids consuming caffeine and alcoholic drinks?

Mormons

Which religious group practices selective fasting and restricts meat and fish during specific periods?

Eastern Orthodox Christians

Which religious group considers non-animal foods as pure and follows a Chinese Yin-Yang diet?

Buddhists

Which religious group follows dietary practices that include avoiding pork, alcohol, and gelatin made from pig?

Muslims/Islam

Which religious group practices fasting during the month of Ramadan and considers overeating discouraged?

Muslims/Islam

Which religious group follows a dietary practice that includes avoiding meat and dairy at the same meal?

Judaism

Which religious group considers certain animals as not kosher, including horse and pig?

Judaism

Which religious group practices fasting and abstinence, including no meat on Fridays during Lent?

Roman Catholicism

Which religious group holds the cow in high regard and considers it a symbol of abundance?

Hinduism

Which religious group is likely to follow a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet, consuming dairy and eggs?

Seven Day Adventists

Study Notes

Medications

  • Megace is used as an appetite stimulant for wasting syndromes such as cancer and AIDS.
  • Ranitidine is an anti-ulcer medication that decreases stomach acid secretion by blocking the binding of histamine to its receptor.
  • Beta blockers are used to treat hypertension, prevent angina, and treat heart attacks by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels.
  • Ritalin is commonly used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, but can cause anorexia, weight loss, and nausea as side effects.
  • Tetracycline should be taken with food to minimize gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea and dyspepsia.
  • Concerta is an appetite suppressant commonly used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, but can also cause anorexia, weight loss, and nausea as side effects.
  • Zantac is an anti-ulcer medication that decreases stomach acid secretion by blocking the binding of histamine to its receptor.
  • Propranolol is commonly used to treat hypertension, prevent angina, and treat heart attacks by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels.
  • Megestrol is an appetite stimulant commonly prescribed for wasting syndromes such as cancer and AIDS.
  • Tetracycline should be taken at least 2 hours before or after iron supplements to avoid decreased absorption of iron and B12.

Religious Dietary Practices

  • Mormons avoid consuming caffeine and alcoholic drinks.
  • Eastern Orthodox Christians practice selective fasting and restrict meat and fish during specific periods.
  • Taoists consider non-animal foods as pure and follow a Chinese Yin-Yang diet.
  • Muslims follow dietary practices that include avoiding pork, alcohol, and gelatin made from pig.
  • Muslims practice fasting during the month of Ramadan and consider overeating discouraged.
  • Jews follow a dietary practice that includes avoiding meat and dairy at the same meal.
  • Jews consider certain animals as not kosher, including horse and pig.
  • Catholics practice fasting and abstinence, including no meat on Fridays during Lent.
  • Hindus hold the cow in high regard and consider it a symbol of abundance.
  • Seventh-day Adventists are likely to follow a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet, consuming dairy and eggs.

Test your knowledge on drug categories, mechanisms of action, and their interactions with the GI system. Learn about appetite stimulants like Megestrol and their side effects, as well as the role of histamine H2 antagonists like Cimetidine and Ranitidine in treating ulcers and GERD.

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