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All of the following drugs are alkaloids except
The correct answer is "Procaine"

All of the following drugs are rauwolfia alkaloids except
The correct answer is "Cegonine"

All of the following drugs are glycosides except
The correct answer is "Aminoglycosides"

Mercury was once used for the treatment of
The correct answer is "Syphilis"

Bark of willow tree is the natural source of
The correct answer is "Salicylate"

The frequently used components of antacids are
The correct answer is "Aluminium hydroxide and Magnesium Trisilicate"

Theophylline can be totally produced from
The correct answer is "Urea"

Most alkaloids are soluble in water
The correct answer is "False"

The combination of sugar to the aglycone is necessary for the pharmacological effect of aglycone
The correct answer is "False"

Volatile oil is the odorous principle found in various parts of plants
The correct answer is "True"

Gum is the physiological product and mucilage is the pathological product of a plant
The correct answer is "False"

Human insulin is absorbed more rapidly and has a longer duration of action
The correct answer is "False"

Dextrose may be of particular benefit in diabetic ketoacidosis
The correct answer is "False"

Ergot alkaloid includes ergine, ergotamine and
The correct answer is "Ergonovine"

Nowadays caffeine is produced as the by-product of
The correct answer is "Coffee"

The active component of the clove oil is
The correct answer is "Eugenol"

Dried toad skin was once used to treat
The correct answer is "Toothache and bleeding gum"

The hormone that can be isolated from the urine of a pregnant woman is
The correct answer is "hCG"

The first discovered local anesthetic is
The correct answer is "Cocaine"

Insulin contains 51 amino acids. How?
The correct answer is "B chain 30 + A chain 21"