Ultimate Quiz On Seizure Medications

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Check out this ultimate quiz on seizure medications and improve your knowledge regarding anti-seizure drugs. Medicines that are used in the treatment of seizures and epilepsy are called seizure medications. Here, in this quiz, you'll be asked some basic questions related to different seizure types and the drugs used to treat them. Do you think you're good enough to answer these questions? If yes, take it up now, and the result will clear out your doubts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which drugs are used for partial and general seizures?
    • A. 

      Phenytoin

    • B. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

    • C. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

    • D. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • E. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

  • 2. 
    Which drug do you use in bipolar disease?
    • A. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • B. 

      Topiramate- Topamax

    • C. 

      Valproic acid and valproate

    • D. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

  • 3. 
    Which drug do you use for absence seizures only?
    • A. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

    • B. 

      Valproic acid and valproate

    • C. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • D. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

  • 4. 
    What would you use for neuropathic pain?
    • A. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

    • B. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • C. 

      Phenobarbitol

    • D. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

  • 5. 
    Which drug causes blood dyscrasia (inability to make certain blood cells)?
    • A. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

    • B. 

      Phenytoin

    • C. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • D. 

      Topiramate- topamax

  • 6. 
    Which drug risks fetal spina bifida (neural tube fails to close)?
    • A. 

      Valproic acid and valproate

    • B. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

    • C. 

      Phenobarbitol

    • D. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

  • 7. 
    Which drug has a narrow therapeutic window?
    • A. 

      Phenytoin

    • B. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

    • C. 

      Phenobarbitol

    • D. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

  • 8. 
    What would happen if you were stable on phenytoin and were prescribed bactrim (sulfonamide) for a urinary tract infection?
    • A. 

      Increase in phenytoin levels 

    • B. 

      Increased albumin binding of phenytoin

    • C. 

      Blood dyscrasia

    • D. 

      Decrease effect of phenytoin levels

  • 9. 
    Which drug should you check the CBC before the beginning and during treatment?
    • A. 

      Carbamazepine- Tegretol

    • B. 

      Phenobarbitol

    • C. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

    • D. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

  • 10. 
    Which drug causes a hypersensitivity skin rash in kids which can be fatal in 1-2%?
    • A. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • B. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • C. 

      Valproic acid and valproate

    • D. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

  • 11. 
    Which narrow spectrum drug suggests you should you check CBC at start and regularly?
    • A. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

    • B. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • C. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • D. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

  • 12. 
    What was the first drug to treat fibromyalgia (c fiber)?
    • A. 

      Lyrica

    • B. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • C. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • D. 

      Valproic acid and valproate

  • 13. 
    Which can cause thrombocytopenia in elders AND if using aspirin displaces the drug and increases the effect of drug?
    • A. 

      Valproic acid and valproate

    • B. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

    • C. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • D. 

      Phenobarbitol

  • 14. 
    Which drug is used to treat trigeminal neuralgia and or hiccups?
    • A. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

    • B. 

      Phenytoin

    • C. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • D. 

      Topiramate- topamax

  • 15. 
    Which causes birth defects?
    • A. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • B. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

    • C. 

      Phenobarbitol

    • D. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

  • 16. 
    Which drug is narrow spectrum for treating seizures?
    • A. 

      Ethosuximide

    • B. 

      Topiramate- topamax

    • C. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • D. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

  • 17. 
    Neurontin and lyrica fall under the drugs of
    • A. 

      Gabapentin and pregablin

    • B. 

      Lamotrigine- lamictal

    • C. 

      Carbamazepine- tegretol

    • D. 

      Phenytoin

  • 18. 
    The time to achieve steady state for higher level of the drug is 4-6 weeks, which drug is it?
    • A. 

      Phenytoin

    • B. 

      Phenobarb

    • C. 

      Gabapentin

    • D. 

      Lyrica

  • 19. 
    Phenytoin side effects include
    • A. 

      Nystagmus

    • B. 

      Diplopia

    • C. 

      Gingival hyperplasia

    • D. 

      Hirsutism

    • E. 

      Folic acid

    • F. 

      Folic acid

    • G. 

      Folic acid

    • H. 

      Vitamin d metabolism interference--> osteomalacia

    • I. 

      Vitamin d metabolism interference--> osteomalacia

    • J. 

      Vitamin d metabolism interference--> osteomalacia

  • 20. 
    What drug is a sub type of phenytoin that can be used IM for emergency situations
    • A. 

      Fosphenytoin

    • B. 

      Topiramate

    • C. 

      Clonopin

    • D. 

      Benzodiazepines

  • 21. 
    Valium is a type of
    • A. 

      Benzodiazepine

    • B. 

      Barbiturates

    • C. 

      Phenytoin

    • D. 

      Pregablin

  • 22. 
    What would you use for status epilecpticus
    • A. 

      IV benzodiazepine

    • B. 

      IV phenytoin

    • C. 

      Lamictal

    • D. 

      Valproic acid

  • 23. 
    Which drug withdrawal will cause seizures
    • A. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • B. 

      Gabapentins

    • C. 

      Lamotrigine

    • D. 

      Topiramate

  • 24. 
    What drug do you use for tonic clonic seizures
    • A. 

      Phenytoin

    • B. 

      Topiramate

    • C. 

      Carbamazepine

    • D. 

      Lamotrigine

  • 25. 
    If at risk for absence seizures AND generalized seizures use
    • A. 

      Valproic acid

    • B. 

      Ethosuximide- zarontin

    • C. 

      Benzodiazepines

    • D. 

      Topamax

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