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Mechanism of action: Tolterodine

Muscarinic antagonist

2

Mechanism of action: Mirtazapine

a2-receptor antagonist

3

Classic side effect: Mirtazapine

Increase in appetite leading to weight gain.
Increase in sleepiness

4

What is the effect of irradiating blood?

Reduces T-lymphocytes for those who are immunocompromised

5

Specific caution for this drug: Gentamicin

Nephrotoxic and Ototoxic

6

Gentamicin is in which class of antibiotics?

Aminoglycosides

7

Side effect of Ecstasy overdose

Serotonin syndrome

8

Symptoms of Serotonin syndrome

Sweating, pyrexia, clonus, dilation of the pupils

9

Groups of medications which may cause urinary retention (5)

anticholinergics, opioids, NSAIDs, tricyclics, disopyramide

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Mechanism of action: Timolol

topical b-blocker (used for acute glaucoma)

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Type of medication used in Parkinsons

Dopamine agonist