Family Medicine: Common Medications

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Family Medicine: Common Medications

This section tests your knowledge on the most commonly prescribed medications.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False. Generic medications are always in uppercase. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Levothyroxine is common prescribed for 
  • 3. 
    Muscle aches, cramps and fatigue are common side effects of what class of medications?
    • A. 

      Steroids

    • B. 

      Asthma inhalers

    • C. 

      Diabetic Medications

    • D. 

      Statins

  • 4. 
    What are the most common side effects of NSAID medications?
    • A. 

      Headaches

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Ulcers

    • D. 

      Vomiting

    • E. 

      Swelling of extremities

    • F. 

      Chest pain

  • 5. 
    What is the commonly checked lab for a patient on diabetic medications?
    • A. 

      Hemoglobin A1c (CMP)

    • B. 

      BUN and Creatinine

    • C. 

      ALT, AST and Alk Phos

    • D. 

      Fasting lipid panel

  • 6. 
    The brand name for atorvastatin is
  • 7. 
    Bystolic may treat which chronic condition?
  • 8. 
    True or False. Citalopram is commonly prescribed to treat depression. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following medications are beta blockers? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Atenolol

    • B. 

      Carvedilol

    • C. 

      Diclofenac

    • D. 

      Metoprolol

  • 10. 
    Which of the following medications are examples of narcotics?
    • A. 

      Simvastatin, atorvastatin, Crestor

    • B. 

      Benazepril, losartan, amlodipine besylate

    • C. 

      Soma, Flexeril

    • D. 

      Percocet, Vicodin, Norco, Oxycontin

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