Pharmacology Quiz, Pt. II
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Easy Review for Anesthesia Providers
75 questions and explanations with review notes made easy from Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice, 4th Edition. Stoelting and Hiller, 2006. Chapters 4-6
Which Barbiturate contributes to involuntary skeletal movement?
[Answer is B, Methohexital. Methohexital has a methyl radical that contributes to involuntary skeletal muscle movement. This lowers the threshold to seizure. This is why Methohexital is the drug of choice for ECTs.
Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice, 4th Edition. Stoelting and Hiller, 2006. P127-128.]
Which one below is known to have the preservative sodium metabisulfite?
[Answer is C, Generic Propofol. It contains the preservative sodium metabisulfite.
Sodium Metabisulfite exposure can cause extreme allergic reactions in certain sulfite-sensitive individuals, resulting in broncho constriction, shortness of breath, wheezing, and coughing.
Pharmacology and Physiology in Anesthetic Practice, 4th Edition. Stoelting and Hiller, 2006. P. 155.]
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