Medical Pharmacology Chapter 22:  Serotonin Pharmacology Practice Questions

Match the items on the right with the items on the left.
90% of body serotonin found here
Can deplete stores serotonin
Primary enzyme that metabolizes serotonin
Major serotonin coupling mechanism
Odansetron: serotonin receptor subtype
Gastrointestinal effect: of excessive serotonin production
Nonbenzodiazepine anxiolytic: thought to work through serotonin systems
5-HT1D: agonist-- effective in treating acute migraine headache
Serotonin antagonist: major clinical application is antagonizing smooth muscle effects of carcinoid tumor
5-HT3 antagonist: primary clinical use is prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy

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