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41. The usual dose range of trifluperazine is :

A. 100-1000 mg/day

B. 10-30 mg/day

C. 2-8 mg/day

D. 80-160 mg/day

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42. Depot preparation for which of the following drugs is not available:

A. Haloperidol

B. Fluphenazine

C. Flupenthixol

D. Pimozide

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43. Which is not an anticholinegic:

A. Trihexiphenidyl

B. Procyclidine

C. Buspirone

D. Benztropine

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44. Fluoxamine belong to which class of drug:

A. TCAs

B. SSRIs

C. MAOIs

D. SNRIs

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45. A psychotropic drug commonly used in Tourette disorder is

A. Haloperidol

B. Phenelzine

C. L-tryptophan

D. Mianserin

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46. The reference TCA, against which new antidepressants are tested in clinical trials is:

A. Clomipramine

B. Amoxapine

C. Imipramine

D. Dothiepin

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47. The commonly used TCA in obsessive compulsive disorder is:

A. Amitryplyline

B. Clomipramine

C. Nortryptyline

D. Dothiepin

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48. Which drug in the SSRI group of antidepressant has a half-life of 2-4 days:

A. Paroxetine

B. Escitalopram

C. Sertraline

D. Fluoxetine

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49. Varenicline is a:

A. Atypical antipsychotic

B. Nicotine receptor antagonist for nicotine dependence

C. Antidepressant

D. Hypnotic without hangover effect

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50. A drug which is postulated to be an inhibitor of dopamine-β-hydroxylase, which catalyzes the conversion of dopamine into norepinephrine,leads to an increase in brain dopamine levels:

A. Disulfiram

B. Phenelezine

C. Aripiprazole

D. Desipramine

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41. B 42. D 43. C 44.B 45.A
 46. C 47. B 48.D 49. B 50. A