A 63-year-old woman diagnosed with coronary artery disease was prescribed aspirin as part of disease management. She was brought to a local hospital emergency department by her family members in a disoriented state. History revealed consumption of a large number of aspirin tablets inadvertently. Which of the following best describes the rationale of using sodium bicarbonate in this setting?
A 53-year-old man having a history of coronary artery disease and receiving clopidogrel daily was recently diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease. The patient was started on omeprazole. Which of the following statements is correct?
A 55-year-old man recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus prescribed an oral hypoglycemic agent which is having ability to bind to plasma proteins. Which of the following statement is incorrect?
A 35-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department following a car accident, and a blood transfusion was started. A few minutes later, he complained symptoms suggestive of an acute anaphylactic reaction due to the release of histamine and other inflammatory mediators. An intramuscular injection of epinephrine was given, a drug that inhibits de-granulation of mast cells and opposes the effects of histamine. What type of antagonism exists between epinephrine and histamine?
A 45-year-old man diagnosed with brain tumor was prescribed carmustine by intravenous administration. Which of the following processes help the drug to transfer through the blood-brain barrier?
A 57-year-old man diagnosed with osteoarthritis was prescribed ibuprofen for pain relief. Ibuprofen is a weak acid having a pKa of 4.8. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
A 45-year-old man having a history of epilepsy and receiving oxcarbazepine daily was recently diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis. The patient was started on first-line anti-TB drugs. All the following can be expected in this patient, EXCEPT
A 41-year-old Caucasian woman recently diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis, had been receiving first-line anti-TB drugs for 2 months. In her general visit to physician, she complains of tingling sensation in the limbs. All the following statements are correct, EXCEPT