Pharmacology Quiz #19: Alpha Blockers and Beta Blockers

1. A 55-year-old man with a history of hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is prescribed a medication that not only helps to control his blood pressure but also alleviates urinary symptoms associated with BPH. This medication likely acts as an antagonist at which of the following receptors?

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2. A 24-year-old woman is prescribed a medication for her hypertension that selectively blocks beta-1 adrenergic receptors. Which of the following is a potential side effect of this medication? 

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3. A patient with chronic anxiety and essential tremor is started on a non-selective beta-blocker. This medication is effective in treating both conditions because it blocks receptors located in the:

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4. During a pharmacology lecture, a professor discusses a class of drugs used in the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) that can improve survival. These drugs primarily exert their beneficial effects by blocking:

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5. A 67-year-old man with peripheral artery disease and a history of asthma is prescribed a medication to manage his hypertension. It is important to avoid drugs that block which of the following receptors due to his asthma?

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