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Question 1: The most commonly complained about side effect is ________ which is the main reason for low patient compliance
AkathisiaRestless legs syndromeDementia with Lewy bodiesMigraine

Question 2: [6] Thioridazine is an inhibitor of ________ and CYP3A2.
CYP2C19CYP2D6CYP1A2CYP3A4

Question 3: Thioridazine is no longer recommended as first-line treatment due its side-effect of prolonging the QT interval on the ________.
Circulatory systemBlood pressureCardiopulmonary resuscitationElectrocardiography

Question 4: Previous additional indications were agitated depression, tension and ________ linked to alcohol withdrawal and dysphoria of epileptic patients.
EmotionMental confusionAnxietyHostility

Question 5: Thioridazine causes also an unusual high incidence of impotence and ________ due to a strong alpha-blocking activity.
AnorgasmiaMajor depressive disorderSexual dysfunctionErectile dysfunction

Question 6: It exerts its actions through a central adrenergic-blocking, a ________-blocking and minor anticholinergic activity.
PhenethylamineAmphetamineTyramineDopamine

Question 7: Thioridazine-5-sulfoxide is responsible for the ________, torsades de pointes according to Heath, Svensson and Martensson.
Ventricular tachycardiaHypertrophic cardiomyopathyMyocardial infarctionAtrial fibrillation

Question 8: It was also given off-label for the treatment of ________ and for alleviation of opiate withdrawal.
InsomniaMood disorderMajor depressive disorderBipolar disorder

Question 9: ________ is potentially fatal.
Serotonin syndromeRestless legs syndromeParkinson's diseaseNeuroleptic malignant syndrome

Question 10: aliphatics: ________# • Levomepromazine/Methotrimeprazine • Promazine • Triflupromazine •
ClozapineQuetiapineChlorpromazineAmoxapine
















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