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Disulfiram 01

Topic: Pharmacology

Created on Tuesday, November 4 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Tuesday, November 4 2008.

What is the mechanism of action of disulfiram?

 
        A) It facilitates alcohol dehydrogenase
 
        B) It inhibits dopa decarboxylase
 
        C) It is a mu receptor agonist
 
        D) It facilitates aldehyde dehydrogenase
 
        E) It inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase
 

 


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A) It facilitates alcohol dehydrogenase

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Disulfiram inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase.  (See References)

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B) It inhibits dopa decarboxylase

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Disulfiram inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase.  (See References)

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C) It is a mu receptor agonist

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Disulfiram inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase.  (See References)

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D) It facilitates aldehyde dehydrogenase

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Disulfiram inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase.  (See References)

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E) It inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase

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Disulfiram inhibits aldehyde dehydrogenase.  (See References)

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References:

1. Kasper, D.L., Braunwald, E., Hauser, S.L., Longo, D.L., and Jameson, J.L., Fauci, A.S. (Eds.) (2004). Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16th Edition. McGraw Hill. New York. (ISBN:0071402357) Advertising:
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Disulfiram 01
Question ID: 103008202
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 11/04/2008
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