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A quiz over the top 100 drugs with generic names of brand name drugs and vice versa. No particular order


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Brand name is Lortab, Norco, Vicodin

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hydrocodone/apap, hydrocodone/ apap, hydrocodone / apap, hydrocodone /apap". This answer is correct because it accurately identifies the brand name (Lortab, Norco, Vicodin) and the active ingredients (hydrocodone and apap) in the medication. The answer also correctly separates the two ingredients with a slash (/) and includes the correct spacing between the words.

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  • 2. 

    Generic name atorvastatin

    Explanation
    Lipitor is the brand name for the generic drug atorvastatin. Brand names are often used to market and sell generic drugs. In this case, "lipitor" is the brand name for the drug atorvastatin.

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  • 3. 

    Generic name amoxicillin

    Explanation
    Trimox is the brand name for the generic drug amoxicillin. Brand names are often used to market and sell drugs, while the generic name refers to the active ingredient of the drug. In this case, amoxicillin is the active ingredient, and Trimox is the specific brand name that the drug is sold under. Therefore, the correct answer is Trimox.

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  • 4. 

    Brand name microzide, esidrix, oretic

    Explanation
    The correct answer is hydrochlorothiazide because it is the generic name for the brand name medications Microzide, Esidrix, and Oretic. Brand names are specific names given to medications by pharmaceutical companies, while generic names are the common names for the active ingredient in the medication. In this case, hydrochlorothiazide is the generic name for the medications with the brand names Microzide, Esidrix, and Oretic.

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  • 5. 

    Generic name lisinopril

    Explanation
    The given answer, prinivil and zestril, are both brand names for the generic drug lisinopril. Lisinopril is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It belongs to a class of medications called ACE inhibitors, which work by relaxing blood vessels, reducing fluid buildup, and improving blood flow. Prinivil and zestril are interchangeable and contain the same active ingredient, lisinopril, but are marketed under different brand names by different pharmaceutical companies.

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  • 6. 

    Brand name tenormin

    Explanation
    Atenolol is the correct answer because it is the generic name for the brand name Tenormin. Brand names are often given to medications by pharmaceutical companies, while the generic name refers to the active ingredient in the medication. In this case, the brand name Tenormin is used to market the medication containing atenolol. Therefore, atenolol accurately represents the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    Brand name zithromax

    Explanation
    The given answer, azithromycin, is the generic name for the brand name Zithromax. Brand names are often used to market and sell a specific version of a medication, while the generic name refers to the actual drug itself. In this case, Zithromax is the brand name for the antibiotic drug azithromycin.

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  • 8. 

    Generic name furosemide

    Explanation
    Lasix is the brand name for the generic drug furosemide. The question is asking for the generic name of the drug, which is furosemide. Therefore, the correct answer is lasix.

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  • 9. 

    Brand name xanax

    Explanation
    Alprazolam is the generic name for the medication commonly known by the brand name Xanax. Brand names are specific names given to medications by pharmaceutical companies, while the generic name refers to the active ingredient in the medication. In this case, alprazolam is the correct answer because it is the generic name for Xanax.

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  • 10. 

    Brand name toprol XL

    Explanation
    Metoprolol succinate is the generic name for the medication, while Toprol XL is the brand name. Brand names are given to medications by pharmaceutical companies for marketing purposes. In this case, the generic name is "metoprolol succinate," which refers to the active ingredient in the medication, while "Toprol XL" is the brand name that the medication is sold under.

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