Agents associated with Hyperthermia – MCQ

Which of the following agents is not associated with Hyperthermia
A. Amphetamines
B. MAO inhibitors
C. Atropine
D. Alcohol

Correct answer : D. Alcohol

Alcohol produces vasodilation (resulting in heat loss) and decreases heat production in the body. Hence it can cause hypothermia, not hyperthermia

 

 

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