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Midterm II Answers - continued 1. Cortisone therapy could be appropriate for asthma, arthritis and eczema 2. THC is believed to act by fitting into receptor sites for Anandamide which occurs in the body 3. Based on its mechanism of action, cocaine can be used to treat Parkinson’s disease 4. Nicotine leads to more dependence then heroin 5. A cigar contains about twice the lethal dose of nicotine 6. Patent protection for a new drug start when the drug is first patented 7. Penzopynene is converted into a carcinogen by oxidative enzymes 8. Lidamine and magnesium sulfate are of questionable effectiveness in the treatment of heart attacks 9. A possible sequence of drugs used to treat a heart attack: Aspirin, nitroglycerin, an ACE inhibitor, a beta blocker 10. None of the statements listed above concerning sulfa drugs are concrete
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Unformatted text preview: 11. The Tuskegee Study (1932-1972) involved the progress of syphilis in untreated individuals 12. Nicotine gives rise to a higher level of dependence then heroin 13. Cocaine, morphine and opium come from plants 14. Drug-induced Parkinson’s disease is thought to be brought on by the tranquilizer Thorazine 15. Bufotenine resembles serotonin in its molecular structure 16. The active ingredient in witches flying ointment was atropine 17. Proscar and Propecia contain the same active ingredient. Valium costs ca. 15 times as much as its genetic equivalent. Some drugs have very similar names. Drug testing can be in developing countries. DAW means that no substitution is allowed...
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