EE Chapter 28 Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology Endocrine Drugs Q&A (1 OF 50) Sample Questions
1. A 57-year-old patient with type-2 diabetes is suffering from COPD and Hypertension. His current therapy is Ipratropium and Captopril. Which of the following antidiabetic drug is contraindicated?
- A. Acarbose
- B. Metformin
- C. Repaglinide
- D. Sitagliptin
- E. Pioglitazone
Tips: pioglitazone can cause upper respiratory tract infection.
1. Read the question. Identify and organize the information as you go.
2. In answering this type of question, few things have to be considered. Patient’s current condition, the medications they are taking for these, and the cues from the question asked. From these, associate from the given choices which would negatively impact or aggravate the current conditions the patient has as guided by you cues. So, here, the patient has COPD and among the choices, Pioglitazone, which is a thiazolidenione has effect on the lungs.
3. Thus, correct answer is E.