cancer and are not used to treat infections. Question 12 0 out of 1 pointsThe treatment of choice for many solid tumors is: Selected Answer:radiation Answers: chemotherapy surgery radiation immunotherapyQuestion 13 1 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following are essential regulators of normal cellular functions? Selected Answer:protooncogenes Answers: oncogenes tumor suppressor genesprotooncogenes
carcinogenic agents Response Feedback: Protooncogenes are essential regulators of normal cellular functions, including the cell cycle. They are present in all cells. Question 14 1 out of 1 pointsThe trade name of leuprolide is: Selected Answer:Eligard Answers: Casodex Eligard NolvadexEmcyt Response Feedback: The trade name of leuprolide, out of the given answer choices, is Eligard. It is the intramuscular formulation of this drug. Leuprolide is also available as a subcutaneous formulation with the trade name Lupron. Question 15 1 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following is NOT an antitumor antibiotic? Selected Answer:VinblastineAnswers: Blenoxane AdriamycinVinblastineCerubidine Response Feedback: Vinblastine is not an antitumor antibiotic. It is a mitotic inhibitor (plant alkaloid) that is administered intravenously. Its actual generic name is vinblastine sulfate (injection) and its trade name is Vinblastine Sulfate.
Question 16 1 out of 1 pointsSinequan ®is the trade name of: Selected Answer:doxepin Answers: amitriptylineamoxapine doxepin desipramine Response Feedback: Sinequan ®is the trade name of doxepin. It is a TCA that is administered orally. Question 17 1 out of 1 pointsThe generic name of Mellaril ®is: Selected Answer:thioridazineAnswers: olanzapine risperidone thioridazinearipiprazoleResponse Feedback: The generic name of Mellaril ®is thioridazine. It is a typical antipsychotic drug that is administered orally. It is contraindicated for use with the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Question 18 1 out of 1 pointsBenzodiazepines may be used as sedatives or: Selected Answer:hypnotics
Answers: antipsychotics hypnotics anesthetics during pregnancy treatments for kidney diseasesResponse Feedback: Benzodiazepines may be used as sedatives or hypnotics, but other drugs with less addiction potential should be tried before these drugs. Question 19 1 out of 1 pointsPreviously, barbiturates were routinely used to treat: Selected Answer:insomnia Answers: nausea insomnia bradycardiaheadache Response Feedback: Barbiturates were primarily used (more frequently in previous years) totreat insomnia, although they were also used for partial epilepsy and tonic-clonic seizures. Question 20 1 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following is NOT an example of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor? Selected Answer:imipramine (Tofranil ®)Answers: imipramine (Tofranil®) fluvoxamine (Luvox®) sertraline (Zoloft®) paroxetine (Paxil®)
Response Feedback: The drug called imipramine (Tofranil ) is not one of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) that is administered orally.