Psychopharmacology - Brand & Generic Names

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  • 1. 

    Fanapt​

    • A.

      Iloperidone

    • B.

      Risperidone

    • C.

      Loperdione

    • D.

      Clozaril

    Correct Answer
    A. Iloperidone
    Explanation
    Iloperidone is the correct answer because it is the only drug listed that matches the name "Fanapt". The other options, Risperidone, Loperdione, and Clozaril, do not match the given name.

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  • 2. 

    Paxil

    • A.

      Paroxetine

    • B.

      Fluoxetine

    • C.

      Sertraline

    • D.

      Citalopram

    Correct Answer
    A. Paroxetine
    Explanation
    Paroxetine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Paxil. Fluoxetine, Sertraline, and Citalopram are all different medications used to treat depression and anxiety, but they are not the same as Paroxetine.

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  • 3. 

    Brisdelle

    • A.

      Paroxetine

    • B.

      Fluoxetine

    • C.

      Lorazepam

    • D.

      Sertraline

    Correct Answer
    A. Paroxetine
    Explanation
    Paroxetine is the correct answer because it is the only medication listed that is commonly used to treat symptoms of menopause, specifically hot flashes. Brisdelle is a brand name for paroxetine, so it is also correct. Fluoxetine and sertraline are both selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) commonly used to treat depression and anxiety, but they are not approved for treating menopausal symptoms. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine medication used to treat anxiety and insomnia, but it is not indicated for menopause.

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  • 4. 

    Seroquel

    • A.

      Quetiapine

    • B.

      Zotepine

    • C.

      Lurasidone

    • D.

      Olanzapine

    Correct Answer
    A. Quetiapine
    Explanation
    The given list consists of various antipsychotic medications. Quetiapine is one of the drugs in this list. It is commonly known by its brand name Seroquel. Therefore, the correct answer is Quetiapine.

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  • 5. 

    Zoloft

    • A.

      Sertraline

    • B.

      Fluoxetine

    • C.

      Paroxetine

    • D.

      Fluvoxamine

    Correct Answer
    A. Sertraline
    Explanation
    Sertraline is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly known as Zoloft. Zoloft is an antidepressant in the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Fluoxetine, paroxetine, and fluvoxamine are also SSRIs, but they are not specifically referred to as Zoloft.

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  • 6. 

    Prozac

    • A.

      Fluoxetine

    • B.

      Paroxetine

    • C.

      Sertraline

    • D.

      Fluvoxamine

    Correct Answer
    A. Fluoxetine
    Explanation
    Fluoxetine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the drug Prozac. Prozac is a commonly prescribed medication used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other mental health conditions. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which work by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Fluoxetine is available in various strengths and forms, including capsules, tablets, and liquid. It is important to note that while Prozac is a brand name, fluoxetine is the active ingredient and is also available as a generic medication.

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  • 7. 

    Xanax

    • A.

      Alprazolam

    • B.

      Lorazepam

    • C.

      Clonazepam

    • D.

      Diazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Alprazolam
    Explanation
    Alprazolam is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Xanax. Xanax is a benzodiazepine commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Lorazepam, Clonazepam, and Diazepam are also benzodiazepines, but they are not the generic name for Xanax. Therefore, Alprazolam is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Ativan

    • A.

      Lorazepam

    • B.

      Alprazolam

    • C.

      Clonazepam

    • D.

      Temazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Lorazepam
    Explanation
    Lorazepam is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly known by the brand name Ativan. Alprazolam, Clonazepam, and Temazepam are also medications used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders, but they are not the same as Lorazepam. Therefore, Lorazepam is the correct answer in this case.

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  • 9. 

    Klonopin

    • A.

      Clonazepam

    • B.

      Lorazepam

    • C.

      Alprazolam

    • D.

      Clorazepate

    Correct Answer
    A. Clonazepam
    Explanation
    Clonazepam is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the brand name drug Klonopin. The other options listed are different medications belonging to the benzodiazepine drug class, but only Clonazepam matches the given brand name.

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  • 10. 

    Valium

    • A.

      Diazepam

    • B.

      Clonazepam

    • C.

      Oxazepam

    • D.

      Triazolam

    Correct Answer
    A. Diazepam
    Explanation
    Diazepam is the correct answer because it is a type of medication commonly known as Valium. Valium is a brand name for the drug Diazepam, which belongs to the benzodiazepine class of drugs. Clonazepam, Oxazepam, and Triazolam are also benzodiazepines, but they are not specifically referred to as Valium. Therefore, Diazepam is the correct option among the given choices.

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  • 11. 

    Abilify

    • A.

      Aripiprazole

    • B.

      Asenapine

    • C.

      Amoxazole

    • D.

      Amisulpride

    Correct Answer
    A. Aripiprazole
    Explanation
    The given list consists of several drug names, and the correct answer is "Aripiprazole." Aripiprazole is a medication that is commonly used to treat mental/mood disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. This explanation provides information about the correct answer without explicitly stating it.

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  • 12. 

    Risperdal

    • A.

      Risperidone

    • B.

      Lurasidone

    • C.

      Sertindole

    • D.

      Quetiapine

    Correct Answer
    A. Risperidone
    Explanation
    Risperidone is the correct answer because it is listed among the given options. The other options, Risperdal, Lurasidone, Sertindole, and Quetiapine, are not valid answers as they are not listed in the options.

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  • 13. 

    Zyprexa

    • A.

      Olanzapine

    • B.

      Trimipramine

    • C.

      Clonazapine

    • D.

      Lorazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Olanzapine
    Explanation
    Olanzapine is the correct answer because it is the only drug listed that matches the given term "Zyprexa". The other options, Trimipramine, Clonazapine, and Lorazepam, do not match the given term, so they are incorrect.

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  • 14. 

    Celexa

    • A.

      Citalopram

    • B.

      Escitalopram

    • C.

      Fluvoxamine

    • D.

      Paroxetine

    Correct Answer
    A. Citalopram
    Explanation
    Citalopram is the correct answer because it is listed among the given options. The other options listed are different antidepressant medications, but citalopram is the only one specifically mentioned in the question.

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  • 15. 

    Thorazine

    • A.

      Chlorpromazine

    • B.

      Clopenthixol

    • C.

      Chlorprothixene

    • D.

      Thioridazine

    Correct Answer
    A. Chlorpromazine
    Explanation
    Chlorpromazine is the correct answer because it is a medication that belongs to the class of phenothiazines, commonly used as an antipsychotic drug. It is primarily used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and severe behavioral problems. Chlorpromazine works by blocking certain chemicals in the brain, helping to restore the balance of neurotransmitters and reducing symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and agitation. It is available in various forms, including tablets, injections, and syrups. Other options listed are also antipsychotic medications, but chlorpromazine is the most commonly used and well-known among them.

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  • 16. 

    Geodone

    • A.

      Ziprasidone

    • B.

      Thioridazine

    • C.

      Paliperidone

    • D.

      Thiothixene

    Correct Answer
    A. Ziprasidone
    Explanation
    Ziprasidone is the correct answer because it is a medication that belongs to the class of atypical antipsychotics. It is primarily used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Ziprasidone works by balancing certain natural substances in the brain, which helps to improve symptoms of psychosis such as hallucinations and delusions. It is important to note that this medication may also be used for other conditions as determined by a healthcare professional.

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  • 17. 

    Invega

    • A.

      Paliperidone

    • B.

      Iloperidone

    • C.

      Olanzapine

    • D.

      Asenapine

    Correct Answer
    A. Paliperidone
    Explanation
    Paliperidone is the correct answer because it is one of the medications listed along with other antipsychotics. The question is asking for the correct answer among the given options, and Paliperidone is the only medication that matches one of the options.

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  • 18. 

    Lexapro

    • A.

      Escitalopram

    • B.

      Citalopram

    • C.

      Fluvoxamine

    • D.

      Clonazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Escitalopram
    Explanation
    Escitalopram is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Lexapro. Lexapro is an antidepressant that belongs to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class of drugs. It is commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. Citalopram is another SSRI medication, but it is not the same as escitalopram. Fluvoxamine is a different type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine medication commonly used to treat anxiety disorders.

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  • 19. 

    Clozaril

    • A.

      Clozapine

    • B.

      Clonazepam

    • C.

      Cariprazine

    • D.

      Amoxapine

    Correct Answer
    A. Clozapine
    Explanation
    Clozapine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Clozaril. Clonazepam and Cariprazine are different medications used to treat anxiety and schizophrenia, respectively. Amoxapine is an antidepressant. Therefore, Clozapine is the only medication on the list that matches the generic name given.

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  • 20. 

    Luvox

    • A.

      Fluvoxamine

    • B.

      Fluoxetine

    • C.

      Paroxetine

    • D.

      Sertraline

    Correct Answer
    A. Fluvoxamine
    Explanation
    Fluvoxamine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the brand name medication Luvox. The other options listed are all different medications commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorders, but they are not the same as Luvox. Therefore, Fluvoxamine is the correct choice.

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  • 21. 

    Effexor

    • A.

      Venlafaxine

    • B.

      Duloxetine

    • C.

      Fluvoxetine

    • D.

      Fluoxetine

    Correct Answer
    A. Venlafaxine
    Explanation
    Venlafaxine is the correct answer because it is the only drug listed that matches the name "Effexor." The other options, Duloxetine, Fluvoxetine, and Fluoxetine, do not correspond to the given drug name. Therefore, Venlafaxine is the most appropriate choice.

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  • 22. 

    Cymbalta

    • A.

      Duloxetine

    • B.

      Desvenlafaxine

    • C.

      Venlafaxine

    • D.

      Fluvoxetine

    Correct Answer
    A. Duloxetine
    Explanation
    Duloxetine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for Cymbalta, while the other options are different medications.

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  • 23. 

    Elavil

    • A.

      Amitriptyline

    • B.

      Butriptyline

    • C.

      Trimipramine

    • D.

      Doxepin

    Correct Answer
    A. Amitriptyline
    Explanation
    Amitriptyline is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Elavil. The other options listed are different medications that belong to the same class of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants. However, only Amitriptyline matches the brand name provided in the question.

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  • 24. 

    Sinequan

    • A.

      Doxepin

    • B.

      Amitriptyline

    • C.

      Desipramine

    • D.

      Butriptyline

    Correct Answer
    A. Doxepin
    Explanation
    Doxepin is the correct answer because it is the only drug listed among the options. The other options are not drugs, but rather alternative names or misspellings of drugs. Sinequan, Amitriptyline, Desipramine, and Butriptyline are all antidepressant medications, but only Doxepin is listed as an option.

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  • 25. 

    Anafranil

    • A.

      Clomipramine

    • B.

      Imipramine

    • C.

      Doxepin

    • D.

      Nortriptyline

    Correct Answer
    A. Clomipramine
    Explanation
    Clomipramine is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders. It belongs to a class of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants, which work by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain that help improve mood and reduce anxiety. Anafranil is the brand name for clomipramine, while the other options listed are different medications in the same class but are not specifically indicated for the treatment of OCD.

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  • 26. 

    Librium

    • A.

      Chlordiazepoxide

    • B.

      Clonazepam

    • C.

      Midazolam

    • D.

      Oxazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Chlordiazepoxide
    Explanation
    Chlordiazepoxide is the correct answer because it is a medication that belongs to the benzodiazepine class. It is commonly used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal symptoms. The other options listed, such as Librium, Clonazepam, Midazolam, and Oxazepam, are also benzodiazepines, but Chlordiazepoxide specifically matches the given question prompt.

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  • 27. 

    Restoril

    • A.

      Temazepam

    • B.

      Oxazepam

    • C.

      Prazepam

    • D.

      Midazolam

    Correct Answer
    A. Temazepam
    Explanation
    Temazepam is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the brand name medication Restoril. Restoril is a benzodiazepine drug that is commonly prescribed for the short-term treatment of insomnia. It works by enhancing the effects of a neurotransmitter called GABA in the brain, which helps to promote relaxation and sleep. Temazepam is also available in other generic forms, such as Oxazepam, Prazepam, and Midazolam, but Restoril specifically refers to the brand name version of Temazepam.

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  • 28. 

    Halcion

    • A.

      Triazolam

    • B.

      Oxazepam

    • C.

      Nitrazepam

    • D.

      Diazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Triazolam
    Explanation
    Triazolam is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the drug Halcion. The other options listed are different benzodiazepines, but only Triazolam matches the brand name given in the question.

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  • 29. 

    Ambien

    • A.

      Zolpidem

    • B.

      Zalelpon

    • C.

      Zopiclone

    • D.

      Eszopiclone

    Correct Answer
    A. Zolpidem
    Explanation
    Zolpidem is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly known by the brand name Ambien. Zaleplon, Zopiclone, and Eszopiclone are also medications used for the treatment of insomnia, but they are not the same as Zolpidem. Therefore, Zolpidem is the correct choice in this case.

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  • 30. 

    Lunesta

    • A.

      Eszopiclone

    • B.

      Zopiclone

    • C.

      Zolpidem

    • D.

      Eszopizolam

    Correct Answer
    A. Eszopiclone
    Explanation
    Eszopiclone is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Lunesta, which is used to treat insomnia. Zopiclone is a similar medication, but it is not the same as eszopiclone. Zolpidem is another medication used for insomnia, but it is not the same as eszopiclone either. Eszopizolam is not a known medication for insomnia.

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  • 31. 

    Wellbutrin

    • A.

      Bupropion

    • B.

      Buspar

    • C.

      Bifemelane

    • D.

      Pirlindole

    Correct Answer
    A. Bupropion
    Explanation
    Bupropion is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Wellbutrin. Buspar, Bifemelane, and Pirlindole are not alternative names for Wellbutrin and are unrelated medications.

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  • 32. 

    Nardil

    • A.

      Phenelzine

    • B.

      Pirlindole

    • C.

      Pheniprazine

    • D.

      Caroxazone

    Correct Answer
    A. Phenelzine
    Explanation
    Phenelzine is the correct answer because it is the only drug listed that belongs to the class of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). Nardil is a brand name for phenelzine, while Pirlindole, Pheniprazine, and Caroxazone are not MAOIs. This suggests that the question is asking for the drug that is classified as an MAOI, and the correct answer is phenelzine.

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  • 33. 

    Haldol

    • A.

      Haloperidol

    • B.

      Haloperizine

    • C.

      Fluphenazine

    • D.

      Thiothixene

    Correct Answer
    A. Haloperidol
    Explanation
    Haloperidol is the correct answer because it is one of the medications listed that belongs to the class of antipsychotic drugs. Haldol, Haloperizine, Fluphenazine, and Thiothixene are all alternative names for Haloperidol, which is commonly used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

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  • 34. 

    Latuda

    • A.

      Lurasidone

    • B.

      Risperidone

    • C.

      Lurasizole

    • D.

      Loxapine

    Correct Answer
    A. Lurasidone
    Explanation
    Lurasidone is the correct answer because it is the only option that matches the given drug name "Latuda". The other options, Risperidone, Lurasizole, and Loxapine, do not match the given drug name and are therefore incorrect.

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  • 35. 

    Oleptro

    • A.

      Trazadone

    • B.

      Clonazepam

    • C.

      Lorazepam

    • D.

      Trazepam

    Correct Answer
    A. Trazadone
    Explanation
    Trazadone is the correct answer because it is the only medication listed that is spelled correctly. The other options, Clonazepam, Lorazepam, and Trazepam, have misspellings or incorrect names. Therefore, Trazadone is the most likely correct answer.

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  • 36. 

    Neurontin

    • A.

      Gabapentin

    • B.

      Primidone

    • C.

      Pregabalin

    • D.

      Lamictal

    Correct Answer
    A. Gabapentin
    Explanation
    Gabapentin is the correct answer because it is listed separately from the other options, suggesting that it is the odd one out. The other options, Neurontin, Primidone, Pregabalin, and Lamictal, are all brand names of medications used to treat various conditions, while Gabapentin is the generic name for a medication commonly prescribed for nerve pain and seizures. This difference in naming convention sets Gabapentin apart from the other options, making it the correct answer.

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  • 37. 

    Lamictal

    • A.

      Lamotrigine

    • B.

      Lorazepam

    • C.

      Valpromide

    • D.

      Valnoctamide

    Correct Answer
    A. Lamotrigine
    Explanation
    Lamotrigine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Lamictal. The other options listed are different medications and not synonymous with Lamotrigine.

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  • 38. 

    Lithane

    • A.

      Lithium

    • B.

      Lorazepam

    • C.

      Lamotrigine

    • D.

      Valproic acid

    Correct Answer
    A. Lithium
    Explanation
    Lithium is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly used to treat bipolar disorder. It helps stabilize mood swings and reduce the frequency and severity of manic episodes. Lithium is a mood stabilizer that works by affecting the balance of certain chemicals in the brain. It is considered a first-line treatment for bipolar disorder and has been shown to be effective in preventing relapses and reducing suicidal behavior.

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  • 39. 

    Adderall

    • A.

      Amphetamine / Dextroamphetamine

    • B.

      Amphetamine / Dextrohydramine

    • C.

      Amphetamine / Dexmethylphenidate

    • D.

      Amphetamine / Dexmethylozine

    Correct Answer
    A. Amphetamine / Dextroamphetamine
    Explanation
    Adderall is a medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It contains a combination of two stimulant drugs, amphetamine and dextroamphetamine. These drugs work by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain that help with focus and attention. By combining amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, Adderall provides a balanced effect on the central nervous system, improving symptoms of ADHD such as impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention.

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  • 40. 

    Ritalin

    • A.

      Methylphenidate

    • B.

      Methamphetamine

    • C.

      Dexmethylphenidate

    • D.

      Amphetamine

    Correct Answer
    A. Methylphenidate
    Explanation
    Methylphenidate is the correct answer because it is the generic name for Ritalin, which is a commonly prescribed medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Methylphenidate works by increasing the levels of certain neurotransmitters in the brain, improving focus and reducing impulsivity. It is a stimulant medication, but it has a different chemical structure compared to methamphetamine and amphetamine, which are also stimulant drugs. Dexmethylphenidate is a closely related compound to methylphenidate, but it has a slightly different chemical structure.

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  • 41. 

    Pristiq

    • A.

      Desvenlafaxine

    • B.

      Venlafaxine

    • C.

      Fluvoxamine

    • D.

      Desvenlaxamine

    Correct Answer
    A. Desvenlafaxine
    Explanation
    Desvenlafaxine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Pristiq. Venlafaxine is a different medication, although it is related to desvenlafaxine. Fluvoxamine and Desvenlaxamine are not related to Pristiq or desvenlafaxine.

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  • 42. 

    Fetzima

    • A.

      Levomilnacipran

    • B.

      Fluvoxamine

    • C.

      Levoxamine

    • D.

      Levomilnapram

    Correct Answer
    A. Levomilnacipran
    Explanation
    Levomilnacipran is the correct answer because it is the only drug listed that matches the given term "Fetzima". The other options, Fluvoxamine, Levoxamine, and Levomilnapram, do not correspond to the term provided.

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  • 43. 

    Parnate

    • A.

      Tranylcypromine

    • B.

      Cypromine

    • C.

      Imipramine

    • D.

      Desvenlafaxine

    Correct Answer
    A. Tranylcypromine
    Explanation
    Tranylcypromine is the correct answer because it is the only drug mentioned in the options that is not misspelled. Parnate is the brand name for tranylcypromine, so it is a valid option. Cypromine, Imipramine, and Desvenlafaxine are not correct options as they are either misspelled or unrelated to Parnate.

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  • 44. 

    Tofranil

    • A.

      Imipramine

    • B.

      Desvenlafaxine

    • C.

      Tranylcypromine

    • D.

      Cypromine

    Correct Answer
    A. Imipramine
    Explanation
    Imipramine is the correct answer because it is the only drug among the options that matches the given term "Tofranil". Tofranil is a brand name for the generic drug imipramine, which is commonly used as an antidepressant medication. The other options, Desvenlafaxine, Tranylcypromine, and Cypromine, are unrelated drugs and do not correspond to the given term.

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  • 45. 

    Tegretol

    • A.

      Carbamazepine

    • B.

      Valproic Acid

    • C.

      Gabapentin

    • D.

      Oxcarbazepine

    Correct Answer
    A. Carbamazepine
    Explanation
    Carbamazepine is the correct answer because it is a medication used primarily for the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain. It works by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain that causes seizures. Carbamazepine is also used to treat bipolar disorder and trigeminal neuralgia. It is an anticonvulsant drug that belongs to the class of medications known as sodium channel blockers. It is important to note that while the other options listed (Valproic Acid, Gabapentin, and Oxcarbazepine) are also used to treat epilepsy and other conditions, Carbamazepine is the most commonly prescribed and widely used medication for these purposes.

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  • 46. 

    Depakote

    • A.

      Valproic Acid

    • B.

      Oxcarbazepine

    • C.

      Carbamazepine

    • D.

      Lamotrigine

    Correct Answer
    A. Valproic Acid
    Explanation
    Valproic Acid is the correct answer because it is a medication commonly used to treat seizures, bipolar disorder, and migraines. It works by increasing the levels of a certain neurotransmitter in the brain, which helps to control seizures and stabilize mood. Valproic Acid is also effective in preventing migraines. It is available in various forms, including tablets, capsules, and syrup, and is usually taken orally. Common side effects may include nausea, dizziness, and hair loss. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and consult a healthcare professional for proper use and monitoring.

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  • 47. 

    Trileptal

    • A.

      Oxcarbazepine

    • B.

      Carbamazepine

    • C.

      Methylphenidate

    • D.

      Oxycarmazepine

    Correct Answer
    A. Oxcarbazepine
    Explanation
    Oxcarbazepine is the correct answer because it is a medication used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is an anticonvulsant that works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Carbamazepine is a similar medication that is also used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder, but it is a different drug. Methylphenidate is a stimulant medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and Oxycarmazepine is not a recognized medication.

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