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Adverse effects of Amioderone

  1. Hyper/Hypothyroidism
  2. Peripheral neuropathy
  3. Myocardial depression
  4. Lung fibrosis
  5. Liver toxicity
  6. Corneal microdeposits
  7. Photosensitivity

Selective Beta1 blockers

Mnemonic: Beta Blockers Acting Exclusively At Myo Cardium

  1. Beta- Betaxolol
  2. Blockers-Bisoprolol
  3. Acting-Atenolol
  4. Exclusively- Esmolol
  5. At- Acebutolol
  6. Myo- Metoprolol
  7. Cardium- Celiprolol

Anti tubercular drugs

Bactericidal

  1. Rifampicin
  2. INH
  3. Streptomycin
  4. Pyrazinamide

Bacteriostatic

  1. Ethambutol
  2. Thicetazone
  3. PAS
  4. Cycloserine

Glycogen storage disorders mnemonic

Glycogen storage diseases from1 to 6 can be remembered using the below mentioned mnemonic.

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  1. Von Gierke’s
  2. Pompe’s
  3. Cori’s
  4. Anderson’s
  5. McArdle’s
  6. Her’s

Anderson’s (IV) vs. Cori’s (III) enzyme defect

ABCD
Anderson’s=Branching enzyme.

Cori’s=Debranching enzyme.

Also see: Glycogen Storage diseases.

Metallo-enzymes

Metals and corresponding enzymes is one of the frequently  asked questions in MCQ exams.

Zinc

  1. Carbonic anhydrase
  2. Dehydrogenases(LDH,Alcohol dehydrogenase)
  3. Kinases
  4. Peptidases

Magnesium

  1. Hexokinase
  2. Enolase

Copper

  1. Tyrosinase
  2. Cytochrome Oxidase

Iron

  1. Cytochrome oxidase
  2. Catalase
  3. Peroxidase

Molybdenum

  1. Xanthine oxidase

Manganese

  1. Superoxide dismutase

Calcium

  1. Lecithinase
  2. Lipase

Causes of Peripheral eosinophilia

  1. Connective tissue diseases (SLE, DM, Sjogren’s)
  2. Helminths (All worms, parasites, Giardia)
  3. Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
  4. Neoplasms
  5. Allergies, Asthma

Mnemonic:CHINA

Drugs causing Pancreatitis

Drugs causing pancreatitis are:

Mnemonic:12345

1 -ACE inhibitors
2 -Didanosine
3 -Trimethoprim
4 -Tetracycline
5 -Pentamidine

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