Drugs & Medications Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

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How much do you know about various drugs and medications? Do you have good knowledge about medicines like memantine, macrodantin, etc.? Think you can pass a quiz? You must know that all the medications are drugs used to diagnose, treat, or prevent and disease. Normally people need drugs and medications at some point in their life. Take the quiz below and learn interesting information about the commonly used drugs and medications.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Brand name for donepezil?
  • 2. 
    Generic name for Atarax?
  • 3. 
    What is the therapeutic category for buspirone?
    • A. 

      Antiallergy agent

    • B. 

      Antianxiety agent

    • C. 

      Antiepileptic

    • D. 

      Anticonvulsant

  • 4. 
    Common patient counseling tips for Suboxone? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Take on an empty stomach

    • B. 

      May cause drowsiness, use caution when operating machinery or when mental alertness is required

    • C. 

      Abruptly stopping therapy may precipitate withdrawal symptoms

    • D. 

      Swallow tablets whole, do not chew or crush

    • E. 

      Avoid prolonged sun exposure

  • 5. 
    Generic name for Vistaril? (hint: salt)
  • 6. 
    What are the components in Fioricet? (select all)
    • A. 

      Acetaminophen

    • B. 

      Aspirin

    • C. 

      Butalbital

    • D. 

      Caffeine

    • E. 

      Phenobarbital

  • 7. 
    Common adverse reactions from nitroglycerin: (select all)
    • A. 

      Renal impairment

    • B. 

      Dizziness

    • C. 

      Drowsiness

    • D. 

      Flushing of face/neck

    • E. 

      Transient headache

  • 8. 
    FDA indication for Zyloprim?
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Gout

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      Weight Loss

  • 9. 
    Tramadol is manufactured in which strength(s)? (select all)
    • A. 

      25 mg

    • B. 

      50 mg

    • C. 

      100 mg

    • D. 

      150 mg

    • E. 

      300 mg

  • 10. 
    Memantine is available in which of the following dosage forms? (select all)
    • A. 

      ER Capsule

    • B. 

      ER Tablet

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Oral Solution

    • E. 

      Rectal Gel

  • 11. 
    Brand name of montelukast?
  • 12. 
    Generic name for Macrodantin?
  • 13. 
    Therapeutic class for amoxicillin?
    • A. 

      Antibacterial

    • B. 

      Antibiotic

    • C. 

      Antiviral

    • D. 

      Antimicrobial

  • 14. 
    Lorazepam is commercially available in which of the following dosage forms? (select all)
    • A. 

      Capsule

    • B. 

      Injection

    • C. 

      Ointment

    • D. 

      Oral solution

    • E. 

      Tablet

  • 15. 
    What are the active ingredients in Symbicort? (select all)
    • A. 

      Albuterol

    • B. 

      Budesonide

    • C. 

      Formoterol

    • D. 

      Fluticasone

    • E. 

      Ipratropium

  • 16. 
    What are recommended patient counseling tips for diazepam? (select all)
    • A. 

      Avoid alcohol while taking this medication

    • B. 

      Flushing is a common adverse effect and usually subsides after a few weeks of therapy

    • C. 

      May cause drowsiness, use caution when operating machinery or when mental alertness is required

    • D. 

      Take on an empty stomach

    • E. 

      This medication may be habit-forming

  • 17. 
    What are recommended counseling tips for metronidazole? (select all)
    • A. 

      Avoid alcohol during therapy and for one day after therapy due to disulfiram-type reactions

    • B. 

      Complete full course of therapy

    • C. 

      May cause drowsiness, use caution when operating machinery or when mental alertness is required

    • D. 

      May take with food or milk if GI upset occurs

    • E. 

      Use of condoms is recommended if treating trichomoniasis to avoid reinfection

  • 18. 
    Sotalol is FDA-approved to treat which condition?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      COPD

    • C. 

      CHF

    • D. 

      Hypertension

    • E. 

      Ventricular arrhythmias

  • 19. 
    Which of the following inhalers should a patient rinse their mouth after use? (select all)
    • A. 

      Advair

    • B. 

      Combivent

    • C. 

      Flovent

    • D. 

      Spiriva

    • E. 

      Symbicort

  • 20. 
    Which is the usual maintenance dose for amiodarone?
    • A. 

      200 mg

    • B. 

      400 mg

    • C. 

      800 mg

    • D. 

      1200 mg

    • E. 

      1600 mg

  • 21. 
    What is the brand name for amitriptyline?
  • 22. 
    What is the generic name for Keppra?
  • 23. 
    What is the therapeutic class for gabapentin?
    • A. 

      Anticonvulsant

    • B. 

      Anticonvulsant/Antineuralgic

    • C. 

      Anticonvulsant/Antipsychotic

    • D. 

      Antiepileptic

  • 24. 
    What are the components of Augmentin? (select all)
    • A. 

      Amoxicillin

    • B. 

      Clavulanic acid

    • C. 

      Sulfamethoxazole

    • D. 

      Trimethoprim

    • E. 

      Valacyclovir

  • 25. 
    Select the recommended counseling points for Lyrica: (select all)
    • A. 

      Avoid prolonged sun exposure

    • B. 

      Avoid alcohol while taking this medication

    • C. 

      Do not abruptly discontinue therapy

    • D. 

      May cause drowsiness; use caution when performing activities that require alertness

    • E. 

      May be taken without regard to meals

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