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This compound Sulphapyridine is used for the treatment of:

Option: 1


Option: 2


Option: 3



Option: 4


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Option B is correct

It is a sulfa medicine. It is a good antibacterial drug, and highly effective in diseases like pneumonia in humans and animals. The action mechanism of this drug is, it inhibits the growth of pneumococcus. It is a synthetic and anti-microbial drug that is pharmacologically used in treatment.

It is a competitive inhibitor of the bacterial enzyme dihydropteroate synthetase.

Incorrect Choices:

Option A. Qualaquin and Malarone are used for the treatment of Malaria.

Option C. Leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) are used for the treatment of Asthma.

Option D. Short-acting bronchodilator inhalers are the first treatment used. Bronchodilators are medicines that make breathing easier by relaxing and widening your airways. There are 2 types of short-acting bronchodilator inhalers: beta-2 agonist inhalers – such as salbutamol and terbutaline.

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