P-1 Fall Top 200 Brand/Generic

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P-1 Fall Top 200 Brand/Generic - Quiz

This is to asses your knowledge of Top 200 drugs dispensed learned in the p-1 fall year.
Use lower case for all of your provided answers! GOOD LUCK!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Hydrocodone

    Explanation
    The given answer consists of three different brand names for the drug Hydrocodone. Lortab, Vicodin, and Lorcet are all commonly prescribed medications that contain Hydrocodone as the active ingredient. These drugs are classified as narcotic pain relievers and are used to treat moderate to severe pain. They work by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, reducing the sensation of pain. It is important to note that these medications can be habit-forming and should only be used under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

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  • 2. 

    Levothyroxine

    Explanation
    The given answer includes three different brand names for the medication "levothyroxine". "Synthroid", "Levoxyl", and "Levothroid" are all brand names for levothyroxine, which is a synthetic form of the thyroid hormone. These brand names are used interchangeably to refer to the same medication, which is commonly prescribed to treat hypothyroidism or an underactive thyroid gland.

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  • 3. 

    Lisinopril

    Explanation
    Zestril and Prinivil are both brand names for the medication lisinopril. Lisinopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and improve survival after a heart attack. These medications work by relaxing blood vessels, reducing blood pressure, and improving blood flow. The answer provided lists two alternative names for lisinopril, which are interchangeable and refer to the same medication.

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  • 4. 

    Lipitor

    Explanation
    Atorvastatin is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Lipitor. Lipitor is a brand name for atorvastatin, which is a commonly prescribed medication used to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. Therefore, atorvastatin is the correct answer as it is the generic name for the drug Lipitor.

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  • 5. 

    Amoxicillin

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "amoxil, trimox". Amoxil and trimox are both brand names for the antibiotic medication amoxicillin. These brand names are commonly used to refer to the same drug, so either one can be used to identify amoxicillin.

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  • 6. 

    Hydrochlorthiazide

    Explanation
    Microzide is a brand name for the medication hydrochlorothiazide. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that helps to increase the amount of urine produced by the body, thus helping to lower blood pressure. It is commonly used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and edema (fluid retention). Therefore, microzide is a correct answer as it is a brand name for hydrochlorothiazide.

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  • 7. 

    Azithromycin  ( 1st letter capitalize )

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Zmax and Zithromax. These are both brand names for the medication Azithromycin. Brand names are different names given to the same drug by different pharmaceutical companies. Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections.

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  • 8. 

    Atenolol

  • 9. 

    Zocor

    Explanation
    Simvastatin is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the drug Zocor. Zocor is a brand name for the medication simvastatin, which is commonly prescribed to lower cholesterol levels in the blood. Therefore, simvastatin is the correct answer as it is the active ingredient in Zocor.

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  • 10. 

    Xanax

    Explanation
    Alprazolam is the generic name for the medication commonly known as Xanax. Xanax belongs to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is primarily used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. It works by enhancing the effects of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain, which helps to reduce anxiety and promote relaxation. Therefore, the correct answer is alprazolam, as it is the generic name for Xanax.

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  • 11. 

    Toprol XL

    Explanation
    Metoprolol succinate is the generic name for the medication Toprol XL. This means that Toprol XL is a brand name for the drug metoprolol succinate. Brand names are given to medications by pharmaceutical companies for marketing purposes. Therefore, metoprolol succinate is the correct answer as it is the generic name for the medication.

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  • 12. 

    Lasix

  • 13. 

    Glucophage

    Explanation
    Metformin is the correct answer because it is another name for the drug glucophage. Glucophage is a brand name for metformin, which is commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes. Therefore, both terms refer to the same medication.

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  • 14. 

    Norvasc

    Explanation
    Amlodipine is the generic name for the medication Norvasc. It is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain (angina). Therefore, amlodipine is the correct answer as it is the active ingredient in Norvasc.

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  • 15. 

    Zoloft

    Explanation
    Sertraline is a medication that is commonly known by its brand name, Zoloft. Therefore, the correct answer to this question is sertraline.

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  • 16. 

    Metoprolol Tartate

  • 17. 

    Singulair

    Explanation
    Montelukast is the generic name for the medication Singulair. Singulair is a brand name for the drug montelukast. Therefore, the correct answer is montelukast.

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  • 18. 

    Lexapro

    Explanation
    Lexapro is a brand name for the medication escitalopram. Therefore, the correct answer is escitalopram, as it is the generic name for the drug.

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  • 19. 

    Singulair

    Explanation
    Montelukast is the generic name for the brand medication Singulair. Singulair is a prescription drug used to treat asthma and relieve symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. Therefore, montelukast is the correct answer as it is the active ingredient in Singulair.

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  • 20. 

    Endocet /  Percocet /  Tylox

    Explanation
    Endocet, Percocet, and Tylox are all brand names for medications that contain the active ingredient oxycodone. Oxycodone is a potent opioid pain medication that is commonly prescribed to relieve moderate to severe pain. It works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, reducing the perception of pain. These medications are often used for short-term pain relief, such as after surgery or injury, but they can also be prescribed for chronic pain conditions. It is important to use these medications as directed by a healthcare professional, as they can be habit-forming and have potential side effects.

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  • 21. 

    Oxycodone

    Explanation
    Percocet, Tylox, and Endocet are all brand names for medications that contain the active ingredient oxycodone. Oxycodone is a strong opioid pain medication that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. These medications work by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord, blocking pain signals and providing relief. They are commonly prescribed after surgery or for chronic pain conditions. While Percocet, Tylox, and Endocet may have different formulations or strengths, they all contain oxycodone as the main ingredient.

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  • 22. 

    Klor-con / K-dur / Micro-K

    Explanation
    The given answer, "potassium chloride," is correct because Klor-con, K-dur, and Micro-K are all brand names for medications that contain potassium chloride as the active ingredient. Potassium chloride is commonly used to treat or prevent low levels of potassium in the blood, a condition known as hypokalemia. It is also used as a supplement for individuals who have a potassium deficiency. Therefore, the answer accurately identifies the common ingredient found in these medications.

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  • 23. 

    Potassium chloride( lower case and dont forget the - )

    Explanation
    The given answer includes three different brand names for the medication potassium chloride: k-dur, micro-k, and klor-chon. These brand names are commonly used to refer to potassium chloride in different forms and strengths. It is important to note that potassium chloride is typically written in lowercase with a hyphen (-) between the words.

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  • 24. 

    Nexium

  • 25. 

    Ibuprofen

  • 26. 

    Clopidogrel

    Explanation
    Plavix is the brand name for the drug clopidogrel. Therefore, the correct answer is "plavix" because it is the specific brand name associated with the drug clopidogrel.

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  • 27. 

    Prednisolone

  • 28. 

    Keflex

    Explanation
    The given answer "cephalexin" is the generic name for the drug "keflex". Cephalexin is a commonly prescribed antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. It belongs to the class of medications called cephalosporins. Therefore, cephalexin is the correct answer as it is the generic name for the brand name drug keflex.

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  • 29. 

    Ambien

    Explanation
    Zolpidem is the generic name for the medication Ambien. Therefore, the correct answer is zolpidem.

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  • 30. 

    Fluoxetine

    Explanation
    Prozac is a brand name for the drug fluoxetine. Fluoxetine is an antidepressant medication that is commonly prescribed to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, and other mental health conditions. Therefore, the correct answer is prozac because it is the brand name for the drug fluoxetine.

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  • 31. 

    Cetirizine

    Explanation
    Cetirizine is a generic name for an antihistamine medication used to treat allergies. Zyrtec is a brand name for the same medication. Therefore, the correct answer is Zyrtec because it is a specific brand name for cetirizine.

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  • 32. 

    Triamterene/HCTZ

    Explanation
    The correct answer is dyazide and maxzide because these are both brand names for a medication called triamterene/HCTZ. Triamterene/HCTZ is a combination of two diuretics, triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide, which are used to treat high blood pressure and edema. Dyazide and maxzide are just different brand names for the same medication.

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  • 33. 

    Propoxyphene-N/APAP  ( dont forget the - )

    Explanation
    The correct answer is darvocet-n, Darvocet-N, darvocet-N. The answer includes different variations of the drug name, with different capitalization and punctuation. It is important to include all possible variations and formats of the drug name to ensure accuracy and completeness.

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  • 34. 

    Coumadin or Jantoven

    Explanation
    Warfarin is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medications Coumadin and Jantoven. Coumadin and Jantoven are brand names for the same drug, which is warfarin. Therefore, warfarin is the correct answer as it encompasses both brand names.

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  • 35. 

    Ativan

    Explanation
    Lorazepam is a medication that belongs to the benzodiazepine class, commonly known by the brand name Ativan. Therefore, lorazepam is the correct answer as it is the generic name for the medication Ativan.

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  • 36. 

    Omperazole

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

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