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Question 1: [11][12] Recent research has also suggested that the ________ system may contribute significantly to propofol's anesthetic action and to its unique properties.
AnandamideCannabis (drug)TetrahydrocannabinolCannabinoid

Question 2: Diprivan web site run by ________
Shire plcGlaxoSmithKlineAstraZenecaING Group

Question 3:
What is the chemical name of Propofol (IUPAC)
2,6-ditert-butylnaphthalene-1-sulfonic acid

Question 4:
What is the elimination half life of Propofol?
10 to 60 hours
30 to 60 min
60-120 hours
60 to 120 min., longer for its active metabolites

Question 5: [19] Mild ________ movements are common, as with other intravenous hypnotic agents.
EpilepsyGeneralised epilepsyMyoclonusSleep apnea

Question 6: Propofol is also commonly used in ________.
Medical schoolVeterinary dentistryVeterinary medicineVeterinary specialties

Question 7: Its uses include the induction and maintenance of ________, sedation for mechanically ventilated adults, and procedural sedation.
Nitrous oxideMalignant hyperthermiaGeneral anaesthesiaKetamine

Question 8: Propofol is not considered an ________, so opioids such as fentanyl may be combined with propofol to alleviate pain.
StimulantAnalgesicNon-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugDissociative

Question 9: Chemically, propofol is unrelated to ________, and has largely replaced sodium thiopental (Pentothal) for induction of anesthesia as recovery from propofol is more rapid and "clear" as compared with thiopental.
GABAA receptorBarbexacloneBarbiturateBenzodiazepine

Question 10: However, due to anaphylactic reactions to cremophor, this formulation was withdrawn from the market and subsequently reformulated as an ________ of a soya oil/propofol mixture in water.
Dosage formEmulsionColloidCream (pharmaceutical)

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