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Solifenacin

antimuscarinic for urge incontinence

2

Idarucizumab

a reversal agent for dabigatran

3

Andexanet alfa

 reversal agent for apixaban and rivaroxaban

4

Name some dopamine agonists (3) 

Ropinirole

Cabergoline

Bromocriptine

Apomorphine

5

What drug is used to increase arterieal resistance in the context of orthostatic hypotension seen in parkinsons?

Midodrine

6

What is used to manage the drooling of saliva seen in people with parkinsons?

Glycopyronium bromide

7

decarboxylase inhibitors (prevents peripheral metabolism of levodopa to dopamine)

Carbidopa

Benserazide

8

MAO-B inhibitor

Selegeline

 

9

COMT inhibitors

Entacapone

Tolcapone

10

Erythropoeitin replacememnt in chronic kidney failure?

Darbapoeitin alfa

11

Gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonists

Goserelin

Leuprolin

Degarelix

12

 a drug utilised in anaesthesia for reversal of neuromuscular blockade caused by rocuronium and vecuronium

Sugammadex

13

Combination of levodopa and carbidopa

Sinemet

14

Combination of levodopa and benserazide

Madopar

15

Which drug can help people with muscular dystrophy (over 5 years of age and can walk)?

Ataluren

16

Which drug can help people with MS walk?

Fampridine

17

Which drug is used to treat muscle spasms in MS?

Baclofen

18

Which drug can help fatigue in MS?

Amantadine (NMDA antagonist)

19

Drug used to treat small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome

Rifaximin

20

What is used to confirm diagnosis of glandular fever?

Heterophil antibody test

(monospot test)

21

What drug can be used (antifibrotic) to help treat pulmonary fibrosis?

Pirfenidone

22

Treatment of threadworm

Mebendazole

23

Pegvisomant

GH receptor antagonist - prevents dimerization of the GH receptor

24

Alpha blocker used to stabilise patient with phaechromocytoma

Phenoxybenzamine

25

Treatment of hypoparathyroidism

Alfacalcidol

26

Tolvaptan

Used to treat polycycstic kidney disease one some patients

27

Flumezanil

Benzodiazepine overdose

28

Investiagtions for carcinoid tumours

Urinary 5-HIAA

Plasma chromogranin A y

29

Pentoxyphyline 

Sometimes used in alcaholic hepatitis

30

Bortezomib

therapy for myeloma patients suitable for autologous stem cell transplant (used in conjunction with dexamethasone)