Drugs can be classified on the basis of :
1. Pharmacological effect.
2. Chemical structure.
3. Molecular targets.
4. All of the above.
Equanil acts as a/an:
1. Artificial sweetener
4. Antifertility drug
The correct statement among the following regarding birth control pills is -
|1.||They contain estrogen only.|
|2.||They contain progesterone only.|
|3.||They contain a mixture of estrogen and progesterone derivatives.|
|4.||Progesterone enhances ovulation.|
The main constituents of Dettol are :
1. Chloroxylenol and α-terpineol.
2. Toluene and phenol.
3. Aniline and benzene.
4. None of the above.
Match the classes of drugs as given in Column I with their action given in Column II.
|Column I||Column II|
|A. Analgesics||1. Painkilling effect|
|B. Antiseptics||2. Treatment of acidity|
|C. Antihistamines||3. Applied to diseased skin surfaces|
|D. Antacids||4. Prevents the interaction of histamine with its receptor|
Medicines should not be taken without consulting doctors because :
|1.||A medicine can bind to more than one receptor site.|
|2.||The medicine may be toxic for some receptor sites.|
|3.||Medicines cause harmful effects when taken in higher doses than recommended.|
|4.||All of the above.|
Salvarsan is an arsenic-containing drug that was first used for the treatment of -
Antacids and antiallergic drugs interfere with the function of histamines but do not interfere with the function of each other because:
|1.||Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on the same receptors.|
|2.||Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on different receptors.|
|3.||Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on different organs.|
|4.||Antacids and anti-allergic drugs work on the same organs.|
The narrow-spectrum antibiotic among the following is:
2. Penicillin G
The molecule among the following that acts as an antiseptic is -
1. Iodine + C2H5OH
2. Boric acid
4. All of the above