Pharmacology Quiz #9: Autonomic Receptors

1. A 45-year-old man with a history of chronic hypertension is prescribed a medication that selectively blocks alpha-1 adrenergic receptors. Which of the following effects is most likely to occur as a result of this medication? 

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2. A 55-year-old woman is diagnosed with an overactive bladder. She is prescribed a medication that acts as an antagonist at muscarinic receptors. Which of the following is a likely side effect of this medication? 

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3. A research study is evaluating a new drug for its effects on heart rate. The drug is found to bind beta-1 adrenergic receptors. Which of the following effects is most likely to be observed following administration of this drug?

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4. A patient presents to the emergency department with an acute asthma attack. Which of the following drugs would be most appropriate to provide rapid dilation of bronchial smooth muscle?

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5. A patient with glaucoma is prescribed a drug that reduces intraocular pressure. The drug is known to activate muscarinic receptors in the eye. Which of the following effects does this drug have that helps in treating glaucoma?

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