Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibitors | Pharmacology MCQs with answers

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1) Which of the following is correct regarding the ways bacteria develop resistance to penicillins?

2) Which of the following is the most common side effect of penicillins?

3) Which of the following penicillins are active against pseudomonas aeruginosa?

4) Which of the following penicillins are excreted via Bile?

5) Which of the following cephalosporins cross blood brain barrier

6) Cefazolin is a first generation cephalosporin. It is not active against which of the following bacteria?

7) Which of the following statement about Beta Lactam antibiotics is correct?

8) Which of the following antibiotic is effective against Methicillin resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA)

9) Vancomysin inhibits which of the following process in the bacterial cell?

10) Which of the following penicillin are penicillase resistant?

11) A 35-year-old patient presents with a severe skin infection. The causative agent is identified as Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Which of the following antibiotics would be the most appropriate choice for treatment?

12) An 80 year old man presents to emergency with high grade fever, neck stiffness and altered consciousness. Meningitis is suspected and empiric treatment with ceftriaxone is started. CSF analysis shows the presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. Which of the following changes to his treatment should be made?

13) "Red Man Syndrome" is a side effect that results from diffuse flushing of skin as a result of which antibiotic?

14) Cilastatin is an inhibitor of renal dehydropeptidase 1. It is always given in conjunction with which antibiotic?

15) A 70 year old diabetic male was admitted to the hospital after stroke. A week after admission he develops high grade fever, cough with purulent sputum and decreased oxygen saturation. Sputum culture shows growth of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa. The patient's medical notes mentions history of severe allergic reaction with penicillins. Which of the following would be the most suitable drug for him?

16) A 30 year old sexually active male presents to the hospital with complains of purulent urethral discharge and painful micturation. First catch urine specimen culture reveals gram negative diplococci. Which of the following is the treatment of choice for this patient?

17) A 3 year old child is brought to the emergency department with high grade fever. On examination he is restless, drooling and loud stridor is audible. His medical records show him to be unvaccinated. A diagnosis of epiglottits is made and the child is intubated. H. Influenza is suspected to be the cause. Which of the following antibiotic would be suitable for this child?

18) A 60 year old male hospitalised for surgical debridement of diabetic foot ulcer develops fever, confusion and painful micturation. Urine culture and sensitivity shows Vancomycin resistant Enterococci as the causitive organism. Which of the following would be a suitable drug for this patient?

19) A patient is started on daptomycin. 2 days later he complains of muscle aches and pains. Which of the following would be an appropriate test to do in this patient?

20) Which of the following antibiotics is ineffective against Pseudomonas aeruginosa?

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