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Question 1:
What is the molecular weight of Mefenamic acid?
392.92 g/mol
666.894 g/mol
241.285 g/mol

Question 2:
What is the chemical name of Mefenamic acid (IUPAC)
2-aminobenzoic acid

Question 3:
How is Mefenamic acid excreted?
Renal and fecal
Renal, biliary and fecal
Renal and fecal, unchanged
Renal, 80% ; fecal

Question 4: Other known mild side effects of mefenamic acid include ________, nervousness and vomiting.
HeadacheCluster headacheTension headacheMigraine

Question 5: Mefenamic acid decreases ________ (swelling) and uterine contractions by a still unknown mechanism.
Leukocyte extravasationVasculitisInflammationMeningitis

Question 6: ________ deficiency may also cause accumulation of the drug and its metabolites in the excretory system.
LiverEndocrine systemUrinary systemKidney

Question 7: Since hepatic metabolism plays a significant role in mefenamic acid elimination, patients with known ________ deficiency may be prescribed lower doses.
LiverEndocrine systemImmune systemPancreas

Question 8: However it is thought to be related to the inhibition of ________ synthesis.
OxytocinEpinephrineProstaglandinProstaglandin analogue

Question 9: Serious side effects may include ________, bloody vomit,blood urine(haematuria.blurred vision, skin rash, itching and swelling, sore throat and fever.
Traveler's diarrheaGastroenteritisDiarrheaVomiting

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