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Human Pharmacology

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Quiz 1 :

Pharmacodynamics: Receptors and Concentration-Response Relationships

Quiz 1 :

Pharmacodynamics: Receptors and Concentration-Response Relationships

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Nalbuphine is an effective pain reliever because of its activity at mu-opioid receptors. However, if given to a patient who has recently received morphine (which also affects mu-opioid receptors) for postoperative pain, nalbuphine can worsen his or her pain. Thus nalbuphine is said to have what kind of activity at mu-opioid receptors?
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Nalbuphine is a partial agonist at opioid receptors.

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The majority of medications available today act on which superfamily of cellular membrane receptor?
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The majority of drugs available act on G-protein-coupled receptors.