Rx Brand Names And Generics

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Rx Brand Names And Generics - Quiz

A collection of Rx brand names and generics to study


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  • 1. 

    Accupril

    Explanation
    Quinapril is the generic name for the medication Accupril. Therefore, the correct answer is quinapril.

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  • 2. 

    Antivert

    Explanation
    Meclizine is a medication that is commonly used to treat symptoms of motion sickness, such as dizziness and nausea. It is also used to treat vertigo, a condition characterized by a spinning sensation. Antivert is a brand name for meclizine, so they are essentially the same medication. Therefore, meclizine is the correct answer as it is the generic name for Antivert.

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  • 3. 

    Adderall

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    Allegra

    Explanation
    Fexofenadine is the generic name for the antihistamine medication Allegra. This means that Allegra is a brand name for the drug fexofenadine. Therefore, fexofenadine is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication.

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  • 5. 

    Atarax

    Explanation
    Hydroxyzine is the correct answer because it is another name for atarax. Atarax is a brand name for the medication hydroxyzine. Therefore, hydroxyzine is the correct alternative name for atarax.

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  • 6. 

    Aldactone

    Explanation
    Spironolactone is the generic name for the medication Aldactone. The question is asking for the correct answer, which is spironolactone. Both terms refer to the same medication, but "spironolactone" is the generic name, while "Aldactone" is the brand name.

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  • 7. 

    Amaryl

    Explanation
    Amaryl is a brand name for the medication glimepiride. Glimepiride is an oral antidiabetic drug that belongs to the sulfonylurea class. It works by stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas and increasing the sensitivity of peripheral tissues to insulin. This helps to lower blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Therefore, glimepiride is the correct answer as it is the generic name for the medication Amaryl.

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  • 8. 

    Altace

  • 9. 

    Biaxin

    Explanation
    Clarithromycin is the generic name for the brand name drug Biaxin. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is clarithromycin.

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  • 10. 

    Bactroban

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

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  • 11. 

    Ativan

  • 12. 

    Bactrim septra

    Explanation
    Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication commonly known as Bactrim or Septra. This medication is a combination of two antibiotics, sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, which work together to treat various bacterial infections. By including both the generic name and the brand names, the answer covers all possible ways the medication may be referred to.

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  • 13. 

    Calan SR

    Explanation
    Verapamil is a medication commonly known as calan SR. It belongs to the class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Verapamil is used to treat high blood pressure, chest pain (angina), and certain heart rhythm disorders. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, allowing the heart to pump blood more easily and reducing the workload on the heart. Therefore, verapamil is the correct answer for the given question.

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  • 14. 

    Buspar

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

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  • 15. 

    Augmentin

    Explanation
    Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is the correct answer because Augmentin is a brand name for the combination of these two drugs. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that belongs to the penicillin family, while clavulanic acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that helps prevent the breakdown of amoxicillin by certain bacteria. This combination is commonly used to treat various bacterial infections, including respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and skin infections. Therefore, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid accurately represents the active ingredients in Augmentin.

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  • 16. 

    Cardura

  • 17. 

    Allegra

    Explanation
    Fexofenadine is the generic name for the brand name medication Allegra. This means that fexofenadine and Allegra are the same drug, just with different names. Therefore, fexofenadine is the correct answer because it is the active ingredient in Allegra.

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  • 18. 

    Cardizem CD

    Explanation
    Cardizem CD is the brand name for the medication diltiazem. Therefore, the correct answer is diltiazem.

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  • 19. 

    Catapres

    Explanation
    Clonidine is the generic name for the medication catapres.

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  • 20. 

    Celexa

    Explanation
    The correct answer is citalopram because it is the generic name for the medication Celexa. Celexa is a brand name for citalopram, which is commonly prescribed as an antidepressant to treat depression and anxiety disorders. It works by restoring the balance of certain chemicals in the brain, helping to improve mood and feelings of well-being. Therefore, citalopram is the correct answer as it is the generic name of the medication.

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  • 21. 

    Cipro

    Explanation
    Ciprofloxacin is the full name of the drug commonly known as Cipro. Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. Therefore, ciprofloxacin is the correct answer as it is the complete and accurate name of the medication.

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  • 22. 

    Coreg

    Explanation
    Carvedilol is a medication commonly referred to by its brand name Coreg. Therefore, the correct answer is carvedilol.

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  • 23. 

    Cleocin

    Explanation
    Clindamycin is the generic name for the medication Cleocin. Therefore, clindamycin is the correct answer as it is the active ingredient in Cleocin.

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  • 24. 

    Combivent

    Explanation
    Combivent is a medication that contains a combination of albuterol and ipratropium. Albuterol is a bronchodilator that helps to relax the muscles in the airways, allowing for easier breathing. Ipratropium is an anticholinergic drug that helps to decrease mucus production and reduce inflammation in the airways. Together, these two medications work synergistically to provide relief for symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.

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  • 25. 

    Coumadin

    Explanation
    Warfarin is the correct answer because it is another name for the medication Coumadin. Coumadin is a brand name for the generic drug warfarin, which is an anticoagulant used to prevent blood clots. The two terms can be used interchangeably to refer to the same medication.

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  • 26. 

    Darvocet-n

    Explanation
    Darvocet-N is a combination medication that contains two active ingredients, propoxyphene and acetaminophen. Propoxyphene is a mild narcotic pain reliever, while acetaminophen is a non-opioid analgesic and fever reducer. Together, they work to provide relief from moderate to severe pain. Therefore, the correct answer is propoxyphene/acetaminophen, as it accurately represents the active ingredients in Darvocet-N.

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  • 27. 

    Depakote

    Explanation
    Divalproex is a medication that is commonly used to treat seizures, bipolar disorder, and migraines. It is a form of valproic acid and is often prescribed under the brand name Depakote. Therefore, the correct answer is divalproex.

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  • 28. 

    Desyrel

    Explanation
    Trazodone is the generic name for the brand medication Desyrel. Therefore, the correct answer is trazodone, as it is the same drug referred to by its generic name.

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  • 29. 

    Diflucan

    Explanation
    Fluconazole is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication diflucan. Diflucan is a brand name for the drug fluconazole, which is commonly used to treat fungal infections. The two terms are interchangeable, with fluconazole being the official name of the drug and diflucan being a specific brand that sells fluconazole.

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  • 30. 

    Dilantin

    Explanation
    Phenytoin is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication Dilantin. Generic names are used to identify drugs based on their chemical composition, while brand names like Dilantin are specific to a particular manufacturer. Therefore, phenytoin is a more general term that encompasses the brand name Dilantin and other variations of the drug.

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  • 31. 

    Effexor

    Explanation
    Venlafaxine is the generic name for the medication Effexor. The question is asking for an alternative name for Effexor, and the correct answer is venlafaxine.

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  • 32. 

    Dyazide

    Explanation
    Triamterene/hydrochlorothiazide is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the medication dyazide. Dyazide is a combination of two diuretics, triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide, which work together to help the body eliminate excess fluid and salt. This medication is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and edema (fluid retention) caused by various conditions.

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  • 33. 

    Ambien

  • 34. 

    Allegra D

    Explanation
    Allegra D is a medication that combines two active ingredients: fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine. Fexofenadine is an antihistamine that helps to relieve allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, and runny nose. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that works by shrinking blood vessels in the nasal passages, reducing congestion. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is fexofenadine/pseudoephedrine, indicating that Allegra D contains both of these ingredients.

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  • 35. 

    Avaine

  • 36. 

    Amoxil

    Explanation
    Amoxil is a brand name for the antibiotic drug amoxicillin. Amoxicillin is commonly prescribed to treat various bacterial infections, including respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and skin infections. Therefore, the correct answer is amoxicillin, as it is the generic name for the medication referred to as Amoxil.

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