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AIIMS Exam Questions

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Drug not causing edema Amlodipine



A NSAID
B Digoxin

C Estrogen
D Cyclosporine

Ans. B Digoxin

a. Digoxin doesn’t cause edema, rather is used for treatment of cardiogenic edema.

b. Estrogen stimulates endothelial NO production, which causes vasodilation and edema.

c. NSAID decrease Pg synthesis and hence inhibit Pg induced Cl loss and block of Vasopressin, which results in fluid retention and edema.

d. Cyclosporine can cause nephrotoxicity, which leads to retention of solute and water followed by edema.

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