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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is the evidence based, patient centered, care improvement process in perioperative care of surgical patients, resulting in substantial improvements in clinical outcomes and saving costs. It is the multimodal,…
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Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E are characterized by fever and jaundice which appears about 2-6 weeks after exposure to the infection. The incidence is common with hot weather. As a general rule, all patients recover completely from infection, but in severe…
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General Pharmacology MCQ’s based quiz to test knowledge of the subject.
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Adrenaline is a prototypical drug (used as a template against which other drugs are compared); this is because it acts on both alpha and beta receptors. It produces its effects through the second messenger system. Mechanism of Action In alpha 1 receptors,…
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Adenosine is an endogenous derivative of purine nucleotide used in treatment of supraventricular arrhythmias. Mechanism of Action Adenosine acts on the adenosine receptors, which are of various types (A1, A2A, A2B, A3). It acts mainly on A1 (atria, SA…
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Acyclovir, chemically acyclic guanosine derivative, inhibits DNA polymerase enzyme. It is active against HSV-1, HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus), EBV (Ebstein Barr Virus), CMV (Cytomegalo virus), HHV-6 (Herpes Human virus) & VZV (Varicella Zoster virus).…
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Acipimox is derivative of Nicotinic acid, given in low doses. It has less toxicity, but potency is also low. It is used as a lipid lowering agent. It acts by reducing triglyceride levels and increasing HDL levels. Mechanism of Action It acts on niacin…
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Acarbose is an anti-diabetic drug, used in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Mechanism of action Inhibits alpha-glucosidase in intestinal brush border Inhibits hydrolysis of oligosaccharides to glucose Also inhibits pancreatic alpha-amylase,…
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Abciximab is a chimeric (part animal part human source) drug. It not only effects IIb/IIIa receptors only but also vitronectin receptors on other tissues, leading to side effects like: Bleeding Thrombocytopenia It is mostly used with heparin and aspirin…
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Abatacept is used in treatment of autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis. Mechanism of Action It decreases the activation of T cells by binding to CD 80 and CD 86, inhibiting CD 28 binding. Dose Its dose depends on body weight: Less than 60 kg…
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