Respiratory Medicine MCQ 001

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WHEN CONSIDERING THE DRUG TREATMENT OF ASTHMA WITH INHALER DEVICES

A. The incidence of oral candidiasis is increased by the use of spacer devices.
B. Salmeterol is indicated for p.r.n. usage.
C. Intermittent terbutalin has been shown to lead to long term worsening of asthma.
D. Steroid dosage of 600 mcg daily has been shown to be associated with adrenal suppression in adults.
E. Sodium cromoglycate is of no proven value in treating acute asthmatic attacks.

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Anonymous said...
3/25/2007 8:46 pm
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Dr A T A said...
8/06/2009 6:55 pm

The statement in D: should say 600 mcg and not mg!That confuses as if it is oral dose or what?

Dr.Vishaal Bhat said...
8/16/2010 3:48 pm

@ Dr A T A

Thanks for the tip. I have updated the option to read 600 mcg

Regards,
Dr.Vishaal Bhat

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