Sunday, November 12, 2017

Pharmacology MCQs- 102






A 24-year-old man with a history of AIDS is currently managed by antiretroviral therapy (HAART) containing a protease-inhibitor, a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.

Which one of these drugs is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor?

A-Etravirine

B-Efavirenz

C-Indinavir

D-Saquinavir

E-Zidovudine

Answer






Zidovudine is the only drug on this list that acts as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Etravirine and efavirenz are non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibiters while indinavir and saquinavir are protease inhibitors.

The correct answer is E




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