Could You Name Canada's Brand And Generic Drugs? Trivia Quiz

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Could You Name Canadas Brand And Generic Drugs? Trivia Quiz - Quiz

You are given the generic name of drugs in the top 200 in Canada for prescriptions. Please give the brand name.


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  • 1. 

    Diclofenac and Misoprostol

    Explanation
    Arthrotec is the correct answer because it is the brand name for the combination of diclofenac and misoprostol. Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that helps reduce pain and inflammation, while misoprostol is a prostaglandin analog that helps protect the stomach lining from the potential side effects of diclofenac. Therefore, Arthrotec is a medication commonly used for the treatment of arthritis and other conditions that cause pain and inflammation.

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  • 2. 

    Digoxin

    Explanation
    Lanoxin is the correct answer because it is another name for the medication Digoxin. Both terms refer to the same drug, which is commonly used to treat heart conditions such as heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Therefore, Lanoxin is a valid alternative name for Digoxin.

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  • 3. 

    Ditiazem CD

  • 4. 

    Ditiazem ER

  • 5. 

    Dimenhydrinate

    Explanation
    Dimenhydrinate is a medication commonly known by its brand name Gravol. Therefore, the correct answer is Gravol.

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  • 6. 

    Diphenhydramine

    Explanation
    Benedryl is the brand name for the drug Diphenhydramine. Therefore, the correct answer is Benedryl.

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  • 7. 

    Divalproex

    Explanation
    Epival is a brand name for the medication Divalproex. This suggests that the given correct answer, Epival, is simply another name for the drug Divalproex. It is common for medications to have multiple brand names, and this is likely the case here. Therefore, Epival and Divalproex are interchangeable terms for the same medication.

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  • 8. 

    Docosanol

    Explanation
    Abreva is the correct answer because it is the brand name for the medication Docosanol. Docosanol is an antiviral medication used to treat cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus. Abreva is a topical cream that contains 10% Docosanol and is applied directly to the cold sore to help reduce the duration and severity of the outbreak. Therefore, Abreva is the correct answer as it is the specific brand name for the medication Docosanol.

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  • 9. 

    Ducosate Sodium

    Explanation
    The given answer "Soflax, Colace" suggests that both Soflax and Colace are correct answers for the question. It implies that Ducosate Sodium can be referred to by either of these two brand names.

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  • 10. 

    Domperidone

    Explanation
    Motilium is the brand name for the medication Domperidone. Domperidone is commonly used to treat symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and bloating. Therefore, the given answer "Motilium" is correct as it is the brand name for Domperidone.

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  • 11. 

    Donepezil

    Explanation
    Aricept is the brand name for the drug Donepezil. Donepezil is commonly used to treat symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain that are involved in memory, thinking, and reasoning. Therefore, Aricept is the correct answer as it is the specific brand name for the drug Donepezil.

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  • 12. 

    Doxazosin

    Explanation
    The given answer "Cadura 1 2 4" is the correct answer because it accurately lists the dosages of the medication Doxazosin. Cadura is the brand name for Doxazosin, and it is available in three different strengths: 1mg, 2mg, and 4mg. Therefore, "Cadura 1 2 4" correctly represents the available dosages of Doxazosin.

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  • 13. 

    Enalapril

    Explanation
    Enalapril is the generic name of a medication, while Vasotec is the brand name for the same drug. The question is asking for the correct answer, which is Vasotec, as it is the specific brand name associated with Enalapril.

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  • 14. 

    Erythromyacin Base Capsules

  • 15. 

    Escitalopram

  • 16. 

    Esomeprazole

  • 17. 

    Famciclovir

  • 18. 

    Felodipine

    Explanation
    Felodipine is a medication used to treat high blood pressure and angina. Plendil is the brand name for the generic drug felodipine. Therefore, the correct answer is Plendil, as it is the specific brand name for the medication mentioned.

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  • 19. 

    Fenofibrate Micro/Supra

  • 20. 

    Finasteride

    Explanation
    Proscar and Propecia are both brand names for the medication Finasteride. Proscar is typically prescribed for the treatment of enlarged prostate, while Propecia is used for the treatment of male pattern baldness. Both medications contain the same active ingredient, but they are marketed for different purposes. Therefore, the correct answer is Proscar and Propecia.

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  • 21. 

    Fluconazole

    Explanation
    Fluconazole is a medication commonly known by its brand name Diflucan. Therefore, the correct answer is Diflucan.

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  • 22. 

    Fluocinonide Cream

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lidex and Liderm. Fluocinonide Cream is a topical medication used to treat various skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. Lidex and Liderm are both brand names for fluocinonide cream, indicating that they contain the same active ingredient. Therefore, both Lidex and Liderm can be used interchangeably to treat the mentioned skin conditions.

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  • 23. 

    Fluoxetine

    Explanation
    Prozac is the brand name for the drug Fluoxetine. Therefore, the correct answer is Prozac.

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  • 24. 

    Fluticasone

    Explanation
    Flonase is the correct answer because it is a brand name for the medication Fluticasone. Fluticasone is a corticosteroid that is used to treat symptoms of allergies such as runny nose, sneezing, and nasal congestion. Flonase is available as a nasal spray and works by reducing inflammation in the nasal passages, providing relief from allergy symptoms. Therefore, Flonase and Fluticasone refer to the same medication, with Flonase being the brand name.

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  • 25. 

    Fluvastatin

    Explanation
    Lescol is the brand name for the medication fluvastatin. Therefore, the correct answer is Lescol.

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  • 26. 

    Formoterol

  • 27. 

    Fosinopril

    Explanation
    Monopril is the correct answer because it is the brand name for the medication Fosinopril. Fosinopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Monopril is the specific brand name under which Fosinopril is marketed and sold.

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  • 28. 

    Furosemide

  • 29. 

    Fusidate Sodium/Acid

    Explanation
    Fucidin is the correct answer because it is the brand name for the medication Fusidate Sodium/Acid. The medication is commonly used to treat various skin infections caused by bacteria. It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and reducing inflammation. Fucidin is available in different forms such as cream, ointment, and eye drops, and it is typically applied topically to the affected area.

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  • 30. 

    Gabapentin

    Explanation
    Neurontin is the brand name for the medication gabapentin. Therefore, the correct answer is Neurontin because it is simply another name for gabapentin.

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  • 31. 

    Glybutride

    Explanation
    Diabeta is a brand name for the medication Glyburide. Glyburide is an oral anti-diabetic drug that is used to control blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes. It works by stimulating the pancreas to release insulin and helping the body use insulin more effectively. Diabeta is a commonly prescribed medication for diabetes management.

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  • 32. 

    Gentamycin

    Explanation
    Garamycin is an alternative name for the drug Gentamycin. The question is asking for another name for Gentamycin, and the correct answer is Garamycin.

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  • 33. 

    Granisetron

    Explanation
    Granisetron is a medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Kytril is the brand name for granisetron. Therefore, the correct answer is Kytril, as it is another name for granisetron.

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  • 34. 

    Hydrochlorothiazide

    Explanation
    Hydrochlorothiazide is a medication commonly known by the brand name HydroDiuril. Therefore, the correct answer is HydroDiuril.

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  • 35. 

    Hydrocortisone Cream

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Emocort and Cortate. These are both brand names for hydrocortisone cream. Hydrocortisone cream is a topical medication that is used to reduce inflammation, itching, and redness caused by various skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and insect bites. Emocort and Cortate are both commonly used and effective brands of hydrocortisone cream that can provide relief from these symptoms when applied to the affected area of the skin.

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  • 36. 

    Hydrocortisone Acetate

  • 37. 

    Hydrocortisone Valerate

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Westcort and Hydroval. Both Westcort and Hydroval are brand names for the medication Hydrocortisone Valerate. Hydrocortisone Valerate is a corticosteroid that is used to reduce inflammation and itching in various skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. These brand names are interchangeable and both refer to the same active ingredient and medication.

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  • 38. 

    Hydrocortisone Injectable

    Explanation
    Solu-Cortef is the correct answer because it is the brand name for hydrocortisone injectable medication. Hydrocortisone injectable is a corticosteroid that is used to treat various conditions such as severe allergic reactions, arthritis, asthma, and certain skin conditions. It works by reducing inflammation and suppressing the immune system. Solu-Cortef is available in injectable form and is commonly used in medical settings for emergency situations or when oral administration is not possible.

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  • 39. 

    Indomethacin

  • 40. 

    Infliximab

    Explanation
    Remicade is the brand name for the drug Infliximab. Infliximab is a medication used to treat various autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and psoriasis. It works by reducing inflammation in the body. Remicade is administered through intravenous infusion and is typically given in a healthcare setting. Therefore, Remicade is the correct answer as it is the brand name for Infliximab.

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  • 41. 

    Ipratropium NS

  • 42. 

    Irbesartan

    Explanation
    Avapro is the brand name for the medication Irbesartan. Therefore, the given answer is correct as it correctly identifies the brand name corresponding to the generic drug Irbesartan.

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  • 43. 

    Isotretinoin

    Explanation
    Accutane is a brand name for the medication isotretinoin. Isotretinoin is a powerful oral medication used to treat severe acne that has not responded to other treatments. It works by reducing the production of oil in the skin, preventing the clogging of pores that leads to acne. Accutane is the most well-known brand name for isotretinoin and is commonly used to refer to the medication.

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  • 44. 

    Ketaconazole

  • 45. 

    Ketorolac

    Explanation
    Ketorolac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly known by its brand name Toradol. Therefore, the correct answer is Toradol, as it is the brand name for the drug Ketorolac.

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  • 46. 

    Labetalol

    Explanation
    Trandate is the brand name for the medication called Labetalol. Therefore, the correct answer is Trandate.

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  • 47. 

    Lactulose

  • 48. 

    Lamotrigine

  • 49. 

    Lansoprazol

  • 50. 

    Latanoprost

    Explanation
    Latanoprost is a medication used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma or other eye diseases. Xalatan is the brand name for the medication latanoprost. Therefore, the correct answer is Xalatan, as it is the specific brand name for latanoprost.

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