Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Second Year B.Sc. (Nursing) (Basic)
Degree Examination- March 2009

PHARMACOLOGY
(Revised Scheme)
QP Code - 1684
Your answer shall be specific to the question asked
Draw neat and labelled diagrams wherever necessary.

Long Essay (Answer any two)                                                            2 x 10 = 20

  1. List the agents used in the pharmacological management of hyperthyroidism. Give the mechanism of action and side-effects of any one of the drugs.

  1. Classify agents used in the pharmacological managemtnt of diabetes mellitus with one example for each. Give the mechanism of action and side-effects of any one of the oral antidiabetic drugs

  1. Explain what is meant by side-effects of drugs. Give examples of 4 different drugs and their prominent side-effects. How does side effect differ from drug toxicity.


Short Essays:                                                                                                          8 x 5 = 40
  1. Steps in the general management of drug poisoning
  2. Uses of morphine and tis side effects
  3. Intravenous route of drug administration with suitable examples
  4. treatment of intestinal amoebiasis
  5. Drugs used for typhoid / enteric fever
  6. Gentamicin
  7. Anti-tubercular drugs
  8. Chloroquine


Shortr Answers:                                                                                                                10 x  = 20
  1. Mention 2 drugs obtained from plant sources mention one use for each
  2. Name 2 broad-spectrum antibiotics
  3. What is tramadol? Metion two uses
  4. Give the mechanism of action of co-trimoxazole. Mention the composition
  5. Name 2 sedative drugs with 2 uses
  6. Mention 2 uses of aspirin with 2 adverse effects
  7. Mention 2 side effects of long term use of prednisolone and mention 2 uses
  8. Neme 2 drugs used for HIV/AIDS
  9. Name 2 drugs useful for oral candidiasis
  10. Define a vaccine with 2 examples
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