APA Online CE Quiz

No. 82

Title: Rx Primer: Medication Symbiosis

1. Combination drugs are rare in psychiatry because of:
A) Unpredictable drug responses.
B) Unpredictable drug levels.
C) Unpredictable drug interactions.
D) All of the above.

2. Which of the following statements is true?
A) Planzapine has a low affinity for dopamine receptors and fluoxetine has a high affinity for serotonin receptor uptake inhibition.
B) Planzapine has a high affinity for dopamine receptors and fluoxetine has a low affinity for serotonin receptor uptake inhibition.
C) Planzapine has a high affinity for dopamine receptors and fluoxetine has a high affinity for serotonin receptor uptake inhibition.
D) Planzapine has a low affinity for dopamine receptors and fluoxetine has a low affinity for serotonin receptor uptake inhibition.

3. All of the following are side effects of Symbyax except:
A) Somnolence.
B) Weight gain.
C) Orthostasis.
D) Decrease in liver enzymes.

4. Symbyax is not contra-indicated with which of the following?
A) Thioridazine
B) Mono amine oxidase inhibitors
C) Known hypersensitivity
D) Valproate

5. Which of the following is not a fixed dose formulation of Symbyax?
A) Olanzapine-fluoxetine, 6 mg/2.5 mg
B) Olanzapine-fluoxetine, 6 mg/50 mg
C) Olanzapine-fluoxetine, 12 mg/25 mg
D) Olanzapine-fluoxetine, 12 mg/50 mg

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