DM Medicine is getting Competitive. NBE has upgraded the Examination standard Pediatrics is gaining Scope. From past few years there has been a change from written examination to CBT exam. The Dm exams are now conducted as an online MCQ Based exam. This is for all branches.
Lots of questions in DM General Medicine, Cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, pediatric oncology, pediatric neurology, pediatric nephrology, oncology and pediatric cardiology are based on drugs.
Knowledge about clinical pharmacology is important for NEET SS Examinations. A Dm Aspirant for any super specialization should have proper knowledge of drugs.
What is important to know for A Dm Aspirant as examples?
Drugs causing Hyperkalemia
Drugs causing Gynecomastia(Question asked in NEET DM )
Drugs causing Acute Renal Failure
Drugs causing Kidney Stones(Question asked in NEET DM )
Drugs causing Seizures
Drugs causing Porphyrias
Drugs causing Hepatotoxicity
Drugs causing Pulmonary Fibrosis(Question asked in NEET DM )
Drugs causing Cardiomyopathies (Question asked in NEET DM )
In Addition Classification of Drugs is important.
Which Drug Belongs to which Class?
Beta -Lactam antibiotics
Glycopeptide antibiotics(Question asked in NEET DM )
Polymyxins(Question asked in NEET DM )
Streptogramins(Question asked in NEET DM )
In Medical Oncology One should have knowledge of?
Pyrimidine analogs: 5-FU, cytarabine, gemcitabine
Purine analogs: 6-MP, 6-thiogunanine, pentostatin, cladribine
Folic acid analogs: Methotrexate, pemetrexed
Antitumor antibiotics: Anthracyclines (daunorubicin, doxorubicin, epirubicin, idarubicin, mitoxantrone), dactinomycin, mitomycin-C (Question asked in NEET DM )
In Endocrinology important drugs to know about are:
Antiestrogens: SERMs (tamoxifen, doloxifen)
Aromatase inhibitors (aminoglutethirnide, formestane, exeme anastrozole, vorozole, letrozole) (Question asked in NEET DM )
Progestins: Medroxyprogesterone acetate
Estrogens: Diethyistilbesterol, ethinyl estradiol
GnRH analogs: Leuprolide, goserelin, nafarelin, busurelin, histerelin (Question asked in NEET DM )
GnRH antagonist: Cetorelix, ganirelix, (Question asked in NEET DM )
Drugs which are Beneficial
Do you have an idea of Drugs most Important of Frequently used in Conditions such as?
Brugia malayi (filariasis); tropical eosinophilia; Loa ba (loiasis)
Capilbania philippinensis (intestinal capillariasis)
Clonorchis sinensis (liver fluke); Opisthonchis species (Question asked in NEET DM )
Dracunculus medinensis (guinea worm)
Onchocerca volvulus (onchocerciasis) (Question asked in NEET DM )
Schistosoma hoematobium (bilharziasis)
Wucherenia bancrofti (filariasis) (Question asked in NEET DM )
Latest Information and Indications of Use of :
Agbagovomab(Question asked in NEET DM )
Naclozomab (Question asked in NEET DM )
Ustekinumab (Question asked in NEET DM )
Palivizuimab (Question asked in NEET DM )
Leflunomide (Question asked in NEET DM )
Etanercept (Question asked in NEET DM )
Bleomycin (Question asked in NEET DM )
Infliximab (Question asked in NEET DM )
Cephaloridine (Question asked in NEET DM )
Types of questions Asked in NEET DM
A 44 -year-old man from a sub urban Area arrives in Medical OPD. He has poor dental hygiene. He is advised to undergo dental extraction of a molar tooth. He has a history of rheumatic heart disease and has a prosthetic aortic valve. He is allergic to penicillin. Which of the following is the drug of choice for prophylaxis of endocarditis in the above patient?
Ampicillin and gentamicin
Drug of choice for prinzmetal’s angina is:
A 55 year old male collapses. He develops sustained ventricular tachycardia and requires cardioversion. He is started on an anti arrhythmic agent. Two weeks later, he is finally extubated and the rest of his hospital stay is unremarkable. Three months later he returns with dyspnea on exertion and chest-x ray reveals bilateral lung fibrosis. All cultures are negative and a lung biopsy reveals lipoid pneumonitis. Which of the following is the most likely drug responsible for this patient’s condition?
Which drug cause optic neuritis:
Drug causing Parkinsonism is:
One of the following is not a disease modifying drug in rheumatoid arthritis:
All drugs cause interstitial lung disease except:
A. Phenytoin sodium
D. Alpha methyl dopa
It is very important for DM aspirants to know Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, uses, side effects and dosages of Drugs used. This forms a big Chunk of Questions for DM examinations in addition to Clinical Questions, Problem based Questions and Reason Assertion based questions.
Our Experts emphasize the need for being updated with attest for NEET DM exams.