Provide The Generic Name (New Drugs 2011)

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Provide the Generic Name


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  • 1. 

    Arcapta

    Explanation
    Indacaterol is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Arcapta. Arcapta is a long-acting beta agonist (LABA) bronchodilator used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It works by relaxing the muscles in the airways, allowing for easier breathing. Therefore, Indacaterol is the correct answer as it is the active ingredient in Arcapta.

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  • 2. 

    Brilinta

    Explanation
    Ticagrelor is the generic name for the medication Brilinta. Therefore, the correct answer to the question is Ticagrelor, as it is the same drug but referred to by its generic name.

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  • 3. 

    Caprelsa

    Explanation
    Vandetanib is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the drug Caprelsa. Caprelsa is a medication used for the treatment of medullary thyroid cancer. Therefore, Vandetanib is the correct answer as it is the specific drug being referred to in this context.

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  • 4. 

    Daliresp

    Explanation
    Roflumilast is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Daliresp. Daliresp is a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It works by reducing inflammation in the lungs, which helps to improve breathing and reduce the frequency of exacerbations in patients with severe COPD. Therefore, Roflumilast is the correct answer as it is the generic name for the medication Daliresp.

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  • 5. 

    Dificid

  • 6. 

    Edarbi

  • 7. 

    Edurant

    Explanation
    Edurant is a brand name for the drug rilpivirine. Therefore, the correct answer is Rilpivirine.

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  • 8. 

    Ferriprox

    Explanation
    Deferiprone is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Ferriprox. Ferriprox, also known as Deferiprone, is an iron chelator used to treat iron overload in patients with thalassemia, a blood disorder. It works by binding to excess iron in the body and allowing it to be excreted in the urine. Therefore, Deferiprone is the correct answer as it accurately represents the medication being referred to.

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  • 9. 

    Firazyr

    Explanation
    Firazyr is a brand name for the medication icatibant. Therefore, the correct answer is icatibant.

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  • 10. 

    Incivek

    Explanation
    Incivek is a brand name for the drug Telaprevir. Therefore, the correct answer is Telaprevir.

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  • 11. 

    Jakafi

    Explanation
    Ruxolitinib is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the drug Jakafi. Jakafi is a medication that is used to treat certain types of bone marrow disorders and blood cancers. It works by inhibiting enzymes that contribute to the growth of cancer cells. Therefore, Ruxolitinib is the correct answer as it is the specific drug being referred to in this context.

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  • 12. 

    Natroba

    Explanation
    Spinosad is the correct answer because it is the active ingredient in the medication Natroba. Natroba is a topical suspension used to treat head lice infestations in children and adults. Spinosad works by targeting the nervous system of the lice, causing paralysis and eventually leading to their death. It is considered an effective and safe treatment option for head lice. Therefore, Spinosad is the correct answer in this context.

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  • 13. 

    Onfi

    Explanation
    Clobazam is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication "Onfi". This means that Onfi is a brand name for the drug Clobazam.

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  • 14. 

    Potiga

    Explanation
    Potiga is the brand name for the medication ezogabine. Therefore, the correct answer is ezogabine, as it is the generic name for the drug Potiga.

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  • 15. 

    Tradjenta

    Explanation
    Linagliptin is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Tradjenta. Tradjenta is a brand name for a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. Therefore, Linagliptin is the correct answer as it is the generic name for Tradjenta.

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  • 16. 

    Victrelis

    Explanation
    Boceprevir is a medication used in the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It is sold under the brand name Victrelis. Therefore, the correct answer is Boceprevir, as it is the generic name for the medication.

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  • 17. 

    Viibryd

    Explanation
    Viibryd is the brand name for the medication Vilazodone. Vilazodone is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder. It works by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain, which helps improve mood and reduce depression symptoms.

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  • 18. 

    Xalkori

    Explanation
    Crizotinib is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the drug Xalkori. Xalkori is a medication used to treat certain types of lung cancer that have a specific genetic mutation. Therefore, Crizotinib is the correct answer as it is the active ingredient in Xalkori and is the name used to identify the drug generically.

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  • 19. 

    Xarelto

    Explanation
    Xarelto is the brand name for the medication Rivaroxaban. Therefore, the correct answer is Rivaroxaban, as it is the generic name for the drug Xarelto.

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  • 20. 

    Zelboraf

    Explanation
    Vemurafenib is the correct answer because it is another name for the drug Zelboraf. Both terms refer to the same medication used for the treatment of certain types of skin cancer.

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  • 21. 

    Zytiga

    Explanation
    Zytiga is a brand name for the medication Abiraterone. Therefore, the correct answer is Abiraterone, which is the generic name of the drug.

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  • 22. 

    Adcetris

    Explanation
    Brentuximab is the generic name for the drug Adcetris. It is an antibody-drug conjugate used to treat certain types of lymphoma. Therefore, the correct answer is Brentuximab.

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  • 23. 

    Benlysta

    Explanation
    Belimumab is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Benlysta. Benlysta is a drug used to treat systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a chronic autoimmune disease. Belimumab works by inhibiting the activity of certain proteins in the immune system that contribute to the inflammation and damage caused by SLE. It is typically administered intravenously and can help reduce symptoms and flare-ups in patients with SLE.

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  • 24. 

    Erwinaze

    Explanation
    Erwinaze is a medication used in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It contains the active ingredient Asparaginase Erwinia Chrysanthemi, which is derived from bacteria. Asparaginase works by breaking down the amino acid asparagine, which is necessary for the growth and survival of cancer cells. By depriving the cancer cells of asparagine, Erwinaze helps to inhibit their growth and ultimately kill them. Therefore, the correct answer is Asparaginase Erwinia Chrysanthemi, as it accurately represents the active ingredient in Erwinaze.

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  • 25. 

    Eylea

    Explanation
    Aflibercept is the generic name for the drug Eylea. Therefore, the correct answer is Aflibercept.

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  • 26. 

    Nulojix

  • 27. 

    Yervoy

  • 28. 

    Horizant

    Explanation
    Horizant is a medication that contains the active ingredient Gabapentin Enacarbil. Gabapentin Enacarbil is a prodrug of Gabapentin, which means it is converted into Gabapentin in the body. Gabapentin is used to treat certain types of seizures and nerve pain. Horizant, therefore, is a brand name for a medication that contains Gabapentin Enacarbil as its active ingredient.

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