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common neurologic side effects of medications

Topic: Pathology

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

 
        A) Chlorpromazine is/are associated with Ototoxicity.
 
        B) Lovastatin is/are associated with Myopathy.
 
        C) Gold is/are associated with Myopathy.
 
        D) Tetracycline is/are associated with Benign Intracranial Hypertension.
 
        E) Fluoxetine is/are associated with Nystagmus.
 

 


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A) Chlorpromazine is/are associated with Ototoxicity.

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The statement, "Chlorpromazine is/are associated with Ototoxicity." is false.
Chlorpromazine is/are associated with Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and is/are associated with Nystagmus.  (See References)

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B) Lovastatin is/are associated with Myopathy.

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The statement, "Lovastatin is/are associated with Myopathy." is true.
Lovastatin is/are associated with Myopathy.  (See References)

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C) Gold is/are associated with Myopathy.

This answer is incorrect.


The statement, "Gold is/are associated with Myopathy." is true.
Gold is/are associated with Myopathy.  (See References)

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D) Tetracycline is/are associated with Benign Intracranial Hypertension.

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The statement, "Tetracycline is/are associated with Benign Intracranial Hypertension." is true.
Tetracycline is/are associated with Benign Intracranial Hypertension.  (See References)

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E) Fluoxetine is/are associated with Nystagmus.

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The statement, "Fluoxetine is/are associated with Nystagmus." is true.
Fluoxetine is/are associated with Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, is/are associated with Nystagmus, is/are associated with Myoclonus, is/are associated with Dystonia, and is/are associated with Akathisia.  (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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