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common neurologic side effects of medications

Topic: Pathology

Created on Saturday, September 2 2006 by

Last modified on Saturday, September 2 2006.

Which of the following statements regarding common neurologic side effects of medications is FALSE?

 
        A) Vaccinations is/are associated with Cerebellar Disorders.
 
        B) Pemoline is/are associated with Tics.
 
        C) Bethanecol is/are associated with Dystonia.
 
        D) Enalapril is/are associated with Akathisia.
 
        E) Risperdone is/are associated with Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.
 

 


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A) Vaccinations is/are associated with Cerebellar Disorders.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Vaccinations is/are associated with Cerebellar Disorders." is true.
Vaccinations is/are associated with Cerebellar Disorders, and is/are associated with Parkinsonism.  (See References)

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B) Pemoline is/are associated with Tics.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Pemoline is/are associated with Tics." is true.
Pemoline is/are associated with Tics.  (See References)

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C) Bethanecol is/are associated with Dystonia.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Bethanecol is/are associated with Dystonia." is true.
Bethanecol is/are associated with Dystonia.  (See References)

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D) Enalapril is/are associated with Akathisia.

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The statement, "Enalapril is/are associated with Akathisia." is false.
Enalapril is/are associated with Myalgias.  (See References)

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E) Risperdone is/are associated with Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Risperdone is/are associated with Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome." is true.
Risperdone is/are associated with Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.  (See References)

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References:

1. Geyer, J.D., Keating, J.M, and Potts, D.C. (2002). Neurology for the Boards, Second Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.
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