Neuro Pharmacology - Substance Abuse and Dependence

Question 1 of 4

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Dopamine D2 receptors are increased in substance-dependent individuals

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 4

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Select the statements below that are correct regarding the mechanism of action of alcohol.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Inhibits the GABAa receptor function

  • Ethanol inhibits NMDA receptors

  • Ethanol inhibits many proteins and enzymes

  • It behaves as a GABA antagonist

Question 3 of 4

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Which of the following alcohol dependence treatment drugs would be contraindicated in patients with renal failure?

Select one of the following:

  • Acamprostate

  • Disulfram

  • Naltrexone

  • Baclofen

Question 4 of 4

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Short acting benzodiazepines such as alprazolam and IM midazolam are effective treatments for alcoholism

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Neuro Pharmacology - Substance Abuse and Dependence

Ifeoma Okekearu
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KUSOP Pharmacology III Substance Abuse and Dependence

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